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Women’s Tennis Competes in National Clay Court Championships

Oct. 4, 1998

BALTIMORE, Md. – The Clemson women’s tennis team competed in the T. Rowe Price National Clay Court Championships, held September 19-27 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Senior Cecilia Hincapie won by default over Jan Perez in the first round of prequalifying, then defeated St. Bonaventure’s Sara Wilcox, 6-0, 6-1. She defeated Martina Ondrejkova of South Alabama 0-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the final round of prequalifying.

In the first round of qualifying, Hincapie defeated Penn State’s Rebecca Ho 6-3, 6-2. She took a 1-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Galina Seliounina of Houston, then defeated Minnesota’s Nora Sausake 6-3, 6-3 to qualify for the championships. Sauska entered the qualifying round seeded third in the tournament. Michelle Dasso of Notre Dame defeated Hincapie 6-1, 6-1 in the first round of the main draw, then Celeste Frey (Mississippi) took a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Hincapie in the consolation round.

Sophomore Christina Oldock defeated Karen Prangley of UM-Baltimore 6-0, 6-1 in the first round of prequalifying, then defeated Radford’s Sofia Najda 6-1, 6-0 in the second round. Marketta Blazkova of South Alabama defeated Oldock in the final round of prequalifying, 6-3, 6-3.