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Tigers Complete Play at Riviera/ITA All-American Championships

Oct. 11, 2009

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA – The Clemson women’s tennis team finished play at the prestigious Riviera/ITA All-American Championships on Sunday, with #9 Ina Hadziselimovic fell in the finals of the main draw consolation doubles.

After falling in the main draw first round to 17th-ranked Dy and Ardies from Washington, Bek and Hadziselimovic were put into the consolation doubles round. In their first match, they upset the 6th-ranked duo of Nadja Gilchrist and Chelsey Gullickson from Georgia, before taking down #21 Hillary Bartlett and Taylor Marable from Princeton in the second round. They then fell to 15th-ranked Kristi Frilling and Kali Krisik of Notre Dame in the finals.

In singles, Bek, the #9 player nationally, was upset in the first round of the main draw by Michaela Kissell of Marshall, the #36 player nationally. Bek was then entered into the consolation bracket, where she defeated #63 Vanja Corovic (Texas) and #23 Lenka Broosova (Baylor) before falling to #11 Yasmin Schnack (UCLA) in the semifinals.

The Tigers will now be off until Oct. 21 when they head to the ITA Southeast Regional Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Complete Results (Tournament Website):

Main Draw Singles

(36) Michaela Kissel (Marshall) def. (9) Josipa Bek (CU), 6-2, 6-2


Main Draw Doubles

(17) Ardies/Dy (Washington) def. (14) Bek/Hadziselimovic (CU), 8-2


Main Draw Consolation Singles

(9) Josipa Bek (CU) def. (65)Vanja Corovic (Texas), 6-2, 6-1

(9) Josipa Bek (CU) def. (23) Lenka Broosova (Baylor), 7-6(4), 2-6, 6-4

(11) Yasmin Schnack (UCLA) def. Josipa Bek, 6-4, 6-2


Main Draw Consolation Doubles

(14) Bek/Hadziselimovic def. (6) Gilchrist/Gullickson (UGA), 8-5

(14) Bek/Hadziselimovic def. (21) Bartlett/Marable (Princeton), 8-3

(15) Frilling/Krisik (Notre Dame) def. (14) Bek/Hadziselimovic, 8-4


Qualifying Singles Results:

(81) Keri Wong, CU, def. (64) Lindsay Burdette, Stanford, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Danielle Lao, Southern Cal def (81) Keri Wong, 6-2, 6-3


Qualifying Doubles Results:

(14) Bek/Hadziselimovic, CU, def. Pazo/Muci, Florida Int’l, 8-5

(14) Bek/Hadziselimovic def. Frank/Potgieter, Texas AM, 8-5

(14) Bek/Hadziselimovic def. (30) Markhoff/Matzenauer, Cal Poly, 8-5

(34) Wong/Ciolkowski, CU, def. (48) M. Burdette/McVeigh, Stanford, 8-5

(18) Tsang/Featherston, UNC def. (34) Wong/Ciolkowski, 8-1


Prequalifying Singles Results:

Allie Will, Florida def. (99) Ina Hadziselimovic, CU, 7-6(6), 6-1

Alexa Guarachi, Alabama def. Laurianne Henry, CU, 6-1, 6-2

Stephanie Hammel, UC-Irvine def. Estefania Balda, CU, 6-4, 6-2


Prequalifying Doubles Results:

Budiharto/Dalmacio, Wichita State, def. Balda/Henry, CU, 8-0