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Women’s Tennis Competes at Virginia Tech

Feb. 10, 2000

BLACKSBURG, VA – The Clemson women’s tennis team competed in the Virginia Tech Indoor Invitational earlier this week in Blacksburg, VA. The Invitational is a round-robin tournament that counts toward the individual records but is not scored as a team event.

In the first round of singles competition, the Tigers competed against Virginia Commonwealth. The Tigers’ lone winner was Anna Savitskaya, who defeated Raluca Ciulei, 7-5, 6-4 at number three singles. Two other Clemson players forced three-set matches. Cath Galvin was defeated by Martina Nedelkova 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, and Renata Brito was defeated 0-6, 6-1, 6-1 by Kate Vasylyveva.

Two of Clemson’s three doubles teams were victorious in the first round. Galvin and Brito defeated Danielle Faucher and Kim Karli of Virginia Tech 8-1 at number two doubles, and Cinny Clausen and Ana Stiglic teamed up to beat Camilla Goud (Mississippi) and Siri Thayaprasat (VCU) 8-2 at flight three doubles.

On the second day of competition, Clemson recorded five singles victories. Galvin defeated Alesya Ignatieve (Mississippi) 7-5, 1-6, 6-1, and Laurence Jayet defeated Thayaprasat (Virginia Commonwealth) 6-1, 6-2. Clausen beat Karli (VT) 6-0, 6-0, and Brito defeated Goud (Mississippi) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. Sunnie Harmon beat Monica Archondo of Virginia Tech 6-0, 6-2.

In the final day of competition, Clemson picked up four singles victories and two doubles victories against Virginia Tech. Savitskaya defeated Michele Marfaus 7-6(5), 6-2, and Jayet beat Krissy Stubbs 6-4, 6-4. Clausen defeated Kristin Lanio 6-1, 6-3, while Harmon beat Karli 6-1, 6-1. In doubles action, Jayet and Savitskaya defeated Stubbs and Lanio 8-4, while Stiglic and Harmon beat Bruner and Faucher 8-4.