Csilla Borsanyi (pictured) and Lenka Broosova advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship.
May 22, 2009
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Baylor juniors Lenka Broosova and Csilla Borsanyi rolled through their second round match, defeating Mississippi's Krisit Boxx and Karen Njissen, 7-6 (6), 6-2, at the 2009 NCAA Women's Doubles Championships at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center.
By advancing to the quarterfinals, Broosova and Borsanyi earn doubles All-America honors. Broosova earns her second All-America citation for doubles, and her third overall, while Borsanyi receives her first-career doubles All-America honor.
Similar to their first round matchup against Clemson's Ani Mijacika and Keri Wong, the Baylor duo won the first set in a tiebreaker. After trailing the tiebreaker 6-4, the Lady Bears won four straight points, including a double-fault on set point to gain the one-set advantage.
"The ladies showed a lot of mental toughness today to be able to come back and win the first set," said head coach Joey Scrivano.
The Lady Bears continued their strong play through the second set, easily claiming the win over the No. 16-ranked pair from Mississippi.
Baylor returns to action on Saturday as Baylor will face the winner of the match between Florida's Marrit Boostra and Joanna Mather, ranked No. 18 in the nation, and Arizona State's No. 21-ranked Kelcy McKenna and Micaela Hein. Start times for all doubles matches will be released late Friday evening.