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Women's Tennis Shuts Out BYU in Opener

Jan. 5, 2008


From top to bottom the Baylor women's tennis team was firing on all cylinders Saturday as the Bears opened their 2008 campaign on the road with a 7-0 victory over BYU at the University of Hawaii Tennis Complex in Honolulu, Hawai'i.


Lone senior Zuzana Zemenova battled Anastasia Surkova in the matches only three-set contest. After falling in the opening frame, 4-6, Zemenova stepped it up a notch winning the final two sets, 6-4 and 10-2, respectively.


"The ladies played well today," said head coach Joey Scrivano. "I love the intensity from start to finish. It is a great feeling to get the season underway and even better that we were able to do it with a win."


Freshman Taylor Ormond started at the No. 2 spot and picked up the first dual victory of her career against Kristina Doerr, 6-4, 6-3.




Fellow freshmen Jelena Stanivuk and Karolina Filipiak also earned victories over BYU, defeating Chie Hayasaka (6-2, 6-4) at the No. 4 spot and Dolly Chang at the No. 6 spot, respectively.


Sophomores Lenka Broosova and Jana Bielikova filled out the rest of the singles line up and picked up set victories. Broosova defeated Elizaveta Ezhova 6-1, 6-2 at the No. 3 spot while Bielikova earned her win against Elle Carney at the No. 5 positition (6-1, 6-2).


The Bears (1-0) will return to the Hawaii courts on Sunday as they wrap up a two-match road trip against the University of Hawaii.


Singles Results

1) Zuzana Zemenova (BU) def. Anastasia Surkova (4-6, 6-4, 10-2)

2) Taylor Ormond (BU) def. Kristina Doerr (6-4, 6-3)

3) Lenka Broosova (BU) def. Elizaveta Ezhova (6-1, 6-2)

4) Jelena Stanivuk (BU) def. Chie Hayasaka (6-2, 6-4)

5) Jana Bielikova (BU) def. Elle Carney (6-1, 6-2)

6) Karolina Filipiak (BU) def. Dolly Chang (6-4, 6-2)


Doubles Results

1) Zemenova/Broosova (BU) def. Surkova/Doerr (8-4)

2) Ormond/Stanivuk (BU) def. Ezhova/Chang (8-5)

3) Bielikova/Filipiak (BU) def. Carney/Hayasaka (8-5)



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