Kansas Tennis Completes Day One of Kansas Invitational

Sept. 16, 2011

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Junior Monica Pezzotti went undefeated in both singles and doubles play on the first day of the 2011 Kansas Invitational Friday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. The Jayhawks went 4-3 in singles play and 4-2 in doubles competition during day one.

Pezzotti, a junior from Cucuta, Colombia, defeated Amelie Amsallem from UMKC, 6-2, 6-4 in the opening round of Singles Draw C. She and doubles partner Paulina Los went 2-0 in Doubles Draw A, defeating teams from South Dakota and Nova Southeastern 8-1 and 8-6, respectively.

Other singles winners from day one included sophomore Claire Dreyer, a transfer from Dayton, who routed Ioana Teu from Arkansas State, 6-2, 6-1. Junior Victoria Khanevskaya also took down Bianca Roberts from Nova Southeastern, 6-1, 6-0, in Singles Draw F.

The Jayhawk Invitational will continue Saturday at 9 a.m. The event is free to the public.

Kansas Invitational Results Day One

Round One
Draw A
Pezzotti/Los (KU) def. Soleymani/Makashov (USD) 8-1
Hernandez/Dreyer (KU) def. Lavallii/Roberts (NSU) 8-1

Draw B
Khanevskaya/Barnthouse (KU) def. Howey/Fund (ASU) 8-0

Round Two
Draw A
Pezzotti/Los (KU) def. Wimmer/Johannson (NSU) 8-6
Janssens/Manzi (CU) def. Hernandez/Dreyer (KU) 9-8, (8-6)

Draw B
Urzendowski/Jolly (SLU) def. Khanevskaya/Barnthouse (KU) 8-4

Round One
Draw A
Hernandez (KU) def. Elkin (USD) 6-0, 6-3

Draw B
Hollis (SLU) def. Los (KU) 6-3, 6-0

Draw C
Pezzotti (KU) def. Amsallem (UMKC) 6-2, 6-4

Draw D
Urzendowski (SLU) def. Windom (KU) 6-3, 4-6, 10-3

Draw E
Dreyer (KU) def. Teu (ASU) 6-2, 6-1

Draw F
Khanevskaya (KU) def. Roberts (NSU) 6-1, 6-0

Draw G
Makashov (USD) def. Barnthouse (KU) 6-3, 6-0