Women's Tennis Opens C-USA Championships with Win
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

April 19, 2001

Hattiesburg, Miss.-- - The University of Memphis women's tennis team (11-12, 1-3) won its opening round of the Conference USA Championships, 4-0, over Saint Louis University, Thursday.

The Lady Tigers won two of the three doubles matches for the doubles point, and then won their singles matches at No. 1, 3 and 5 to seal the win.

Memphis advances to the second round where they will play top seed UAB, at 9 a.m., Friday. The Blazers swept Memphis 7-0, less than a week ago and are currently ranked No. 61 in the country.

In other action at the C-USA Championships, Thursday, Houston defeated Charlotte, 4-0, to advance to the second round where the Cougars will face No. 4 seed Marquette at 9 a.m., Friday.

No. 8 Memphis 4, No. 9 Saint Louis 0

No. 1 - Christina Ladyman (UM) def. Jayasree Kuruvilla (SLU), 6-0, 6-1
No. 2 - Sabrina Lindemann (UM) vs. Julie Siemers, Did Not Complete
No. 3 - Betsy Card (UM) def. Vicki Ziekinski (SLU), 6-3, 6-1
No. 4 - Sumitra Rao (UM) vs. Ingrid Habony, Did Not Complete
No. 5 - Annika Westberg (UM) def. Erin Kersten (SLU), 6-1, 6-4
No. 6 - Rebecca Garner (UM) vs. Heather Holzgrafe, Did Not Complete

No. 1 - Ladyman/Lindemann (UM) def. Kuruvilla/Zielinski (SLU), 8-4
No. 2 - Card/Westberg vs. Kersten/Siemers, Not Not Complete
No. 3 - Rao/Garner (UM) def. Habony/Holzgrafe, 8-2



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