Kansas Tennis Completes Day One of Kansas Invitational
Sept. 16, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
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
Pezzotti/Los (KU) def. Soleymani/Makashov (USD) 8-1
Hernandez/Dreyer (KU) def. Lavallii/Roberts (NSU) 8-1
Khanevskaya/Barnthouse (KU) def. Howey/Fund (ASU) 8-0
Pezzotti/Los (KU) def. Wimmer/Johannson (NSU) 8-6
Janssens/Manzi (CU) def. Hernandez/Dreyer (KU) 9-8, (8-6)
Urzendowski/Jolly (SLU) def. Khanevskaya/Barnthouse (KU) 8-4
Hernandez (KU) def. Elkin (USD) 6-0, 6-3
Hollis (SLU) def. Los (KU) 6-3, 6-0
Pezzotti (KU) def. Amsallem (UMKC) 6-2, 6-4
Urzendowski (SLU) def. Windom (KU) 6-3, 4-6, 10-3
Dreyer (KU) def. Teu (ASU) 6-2, 6-1
Khanevskaya (KU) def. Roberts (NSU) 6-1, 6-0
Makashov (USD) def. Barnthouse (KU) 6-3, 6-0