Sept. 20, 2013
Site: Ann Arbor, Mich. (Varsity Tennis Center)
Event: Wolverine Invitational (Day 1)
U-M Team Result: No Team Scoring
Next U-M Event: Saturday, Sept. 21 -- host Wolverine Invitational - Day 2 (Varsity Tennis Center), 9:30 a.m.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan women's tennis team won 13 singles matches in its first fall action of the season at the Wolverine Invitational on Friday (Sept. 20) at the Varsity Tennis Center.
U-M faced DePaul and Purdue in singles action, winning five matches against the Blue Demons and all eight matches against the Boilermakers. The Wolverines dropped two matches on the day, both coming at the hands of DePaul. U-M played its first wave of matches against DePaul inside, with the afternoon matches against Purdue taking place on the outdoor courts.
Double winners for Michigan included senior Brooke Bolender (Delray Beach, Fla./Kaplan), juniors Sarah Lee (Los Angeles, Calif./Campbell Hall) and Kristen Dodge (Barrington, Ill./Barrington) and sophomores Amy Zhu (Newark, Del./Laurel Springs) and Ronit Yurovsky (New Kensington, Pa./Plum).
The Wolverine Invitational continues tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 21), with doubles action beginning at 9:30 a.m. Each team will play two rounds of doubles and one round of singles tomorrow. U-M will face DePaul and Arizona State in doubles while squaring off against Tulane in singles.
Michigan vs. DePaul
Ana Vladutu (DePaul) d. No. 25 Emina Bektas (U-M), 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
No. 36 Ronit Yurovsky (U-M) d. Patricia Fargas (DePaul), 6-2, 6-0
No. 59 Sarah Lee (U-M) d. Jasmin Kling (DePaul), 6-1, 6-2
Brooke Bolender (U-M) d. Kelsey Lawson (DePaul), 6-4, 6-4
Amy Zhu (U-M) d. Jarret Fisher (DePaul), 6-2, 6-0
Kristen Dodge (U-M) d. Rebecca Mitrea (DePaul), 6-3, 6-2
Zaina Sufi (DePaul) d. Sara Remynse (U-M), 6-3, 6-4
Michigan vs. Purdue
No. 25 Emina Bektas (U-M) d. No. 125 Mara Schmidt (Purdue), 6-2, 6-2
No. 36 Ronit Yurovsky (U-M) d. Lynda Xepoleas (Purdue), 6-0, 6-1
Brooke Bolender (U-M) d. Nicole Robinson (Purdue), 6-5, 6-2
No. 59 Sarah Lee (U-M) d. Dani Vidal (Purdue), 6-0, 6-5 (3)
Amy Zhu (U-M) d. Andjela Djokovic (Purdue), 6-1, 6-2
Sara Remynse (U-M) d. Krisztina Kapitany (Purdue), 6-2, 6-3
Kristen Dodge (U-M) vs. Claudia Escribens (Purdue), 6-5 ,6-3
Annie Wierda (U-M) d. Natalia Davila (Purdue), 6-5, 6-4
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