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WT Pushes Three Into Quarterfinals Of Regional Championships

Victoria Kisialeva

Victoria Kisialeva

Oct. 18, 2013

Complete Results

The Baylor women's tennis team placed three singles players and one doubles tandem into the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Regional Championships on Friday at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.

Baylor's Kiah Generette downed Jana McCord of Texas A&M 6-2, 6-2. She then upset 49th-ranked Dominique Harmath of Rice, 6-0, 6-4. Generette will face Anna Mamalat of TCU in the quarterfinals.

The 114th-ranked Victoria Kisialeva defeated Millie Nichols of TCU, 6-1, 6-2. She then beat Stefania Hristov of Texas A&M, 6-4, 6-1. Kisialeva will face Stefanie Tan of TCU in the quarterfinals.

Jordaan Sanford, ranked No. 97, beat Rebeca Calvillo of UTEP, 6-0, 6-0. She then went on to defeat Jessica Kahts of Texas State, 6-0, 6-1. Sanford will face Cristina Stancu of TAMU in the quarterfinals.

Baylor's three other competitors all fell in round of 32 action. Alex Leatu was beaten by 113th-ranked Nikki Sanders of Texas Tech, 6-3, 6-1. Makenzie Craft was defeated by 103th-ranked Simona Parajova of TCU, 6-2, 6-2. Blair Shankle fell to 10th-ranked Breaunna Addison of Texas, 6-2, 7-6(5).

In doubles action, the tandem of Generette and Sanford dropped its round of 32 match to the 8th-ranked duo of Stefania Hristov and Cristina Stancu of Texas A&M, 8-4.

Meanwhile, Baylor's other duo, Kisialeva and Shankle, will play in the quarterfinals after notching an 8-2 win against Texas's Lina Padegimaite and Annat Rabinovich.

Doubles action begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, while singles play is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m.

"We're developing and becoming more confident in what we do. The key is for us to continue putting in the work for the long haul." - Joey Scrivano, head coach

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