Friday, November 13, 2015

Cal's Manasse survives scare in National Indoors

Cal's Maegan Manasse, shown in July,
rallied to beat Nuria Ormeno Ruiz of
Colorado in the first round of the Nat-
ional Indoors, Photo by Paul Bauman
   Top-seeded Danielle Collins of Virginia lost on Thursday in the first round of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships.
   Second-seeded Maegan Manasse of Cal almost joined Collins on the sideline.
   Manasse survived 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-3 against Nuria Ormeno Ruiz of Colorado at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
   Collins, last year's NCAA singles champion, fell to Katarina Adamovic of Oklahoma State 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.
   Manasse will face Sydney Campbell of reigning NCAA champion Vanderbilt today in the second round.
   Florida's Brooke Austin, a semifinalist in the $50,000 Sacramento Challenger in July, beat Stanford's Taylor Davidson 6-4, 6-2.
   In doubles, top-seeded Manasse and Denise Starr will play Giuliana Olmos, from Fremont in the San Francisco Bay Area, and Gabby Smith of USC in today's quarterfinals.
   In men's singles, Tom Fawcett and David Wilczynski of Stanford and Andre Goransson of Cal reached the second round. Fawcett defeated Notre Dame's Quentin Monaghan, an NCAA semifinalist last May, 6-2, 6-4.
USTA/ITA NATIONAL INDOOR INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
In Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
(Northern California results only)
Women's singles
First round
   Maegan Manasse (2), Cal, def. Nuria Ormeno Ruiz, Colorado, 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-2.
   Belinda Woolcock (7), Florida, def. Klara Fabikova, Cal, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4.
   Julia Elbaba (6), Virginia, def. Giuliana Olmos (Fremont resident), USC, 6-0, 6-1.
   Francesca Di Lorenzo, Ohio State, def. Maiar Sherif Ahmed, Fresno State, 6-4, 6-1.
   Brooke Austin, Florida, def. Taylor Davidson, Stanford, 6-4, 6-2.
Women's doubles
First round
   Maegan Manasse and Denise Starr (1), Cal, bye.
   Giuliana Olmos (Fremont resident) and Gabby Smith, USC, bye.
   Klara Fabikova and Olivia Hauger, Cal, bye.
   Taylor Davidson and Caroline Doyle (San Francisco resident), Stanford, bye.
Second round
   Maegan Manasse and Denise Starr (1), Cal, def. Maria Alvarez and Kelsey Laurent, Oklahoma State, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4) [10-7].
   Giuliana Olmos (Fremont resident) and Gabby Smith, USC, def. Lynn Kiro and Alexandra Valenstein, Texas Tech, 6-3, 7-6 (5).
   Danielle Collins and Meghan Kelley, Virginia, def. Klara Fabikova and Olivia Hauger, Cal, 7-5, 6-1.
   Brooke Austin and Kourtney Keegan, Florida, def. Taylor Davidson and Caroline Doyle (San Francisco resident), Stanford, 4-6, 6-2 [10-7].     
Men's singles
First round
   David Wilczynski, Stanford, def. Shawn Hadavi, Columbia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
   Andre Goransson, Cal, def. Diogo Rocha, Denver, 6-1, 6-2.
   Tom Fawcett, Stanford, def. Quentin Monaghan, Notre Dame, 6-2, 6-4.
Men's doubles
First round
  Michal Rolski and Mike Vermeer, Columbia, def. Nils Skajaa and Vasco Valverde, USF, 6-0, 3-6 [10-1].
  Shawn Hadavi and Richard Pham (Saratoga resident), Columbia, bye.
  Tom Fawcett and David Wilczynski, Stanford, bye.
Second round
   Shawn Hadavi and Richard Pham (Saratoga resident), Columbia, def. Daniel Bednarczyk and Sam Monette, Indiana, 6-4, 6-2.
   Quentin Monaghan and Alex Lawson, Notre Dame, def. Tom Fawcett and David Wilczynski, Stanford, 6-2, 6-3.

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