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Women's Tennis Opens Play At Furman Fall Classic

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Junior Susan Bitetti and sophomore Olivia Maurice teamed up for an 8-2 win over Nelly Radeva and Megan Gornet of Vanderbilt in the first round of flight three doubles competition to lead the Furman women's tennis team Friday in the first day of the Furman Fall Classic, being held this weekend at the Mickel Tennis Center on the campus of Furman University in Greenville, S.C.   

The Furman Fall Classic features seven teams ranked in the top 25 in the 2010 final ITA Collegiate Tennis rankings:  North Carolina (3rd), Northwestern (7th), Clemson (11th), Tennessee (13th), Florida State (14th), South Carolina (19th), and Vanderbilt (27th).  The eight-team field also includes 12 singles players and five doubles teams ranked in the preseason ITA Collegiate Tennis rankings.

On Saturday singles play will begin at 9 a.m.


Singles Results

Round One

F1 #70 Anya Morgina (USC) def. Monica Arguello (FU), 6-4, 6-2

F2 #59 Noemie Scharle (FSU) def. Margaret Boyette (FU), 6-3, 6-1 

F3 Lauren McHale (UNC) def. Katherine Oudin (FU), 6-3, 1-6, 6-2

F4 Klara Vyskocilova (CU) def. Amanda Murray (FU), 6-1, 6-2

F5 Tessa Lyons (UNC) def. Michele Stanford (FU), 6-1, 6-3

F5 Maddy Saari-Bystrom (USC) def. Susan Bitetti (FU), 6-0, 6-0

F6 Caroline Magnusson (CU) def. Jenny Porter (FU), 6-1, 6-2

F6 Haley Hemm (UNC) def. Olivia Maurice (FU), 6-1, 6-1


Doubles Results

Round One

F1 Dillon/Leatu (VU) def. Boyette/Murray, 9-8(3)

F2 Lee/Abu Mushrefova (NW) def. Arguello/Oudin (FU), 8-5

F3 Suess/Veldman (FSU) def. Stanford/Porter (FU), 9-7

F3 Bitetti/Maurice (FU) def. Radeva/Gornet (VU), 8-2


Round Two

F1 Preeg/Mira (VU) def. Boyette/Murray (FU), 8-3
F2 Stojic/Kanakova (USC) def. Arguello/Oudin (FU), 8-3

F3 Belaya/Magnusson (CU) def. Stanford/Porter (FU), 8-0

F3 Saari-Bystrom/Pepova (USC) def. Bitetti/Maurice (FU), 8-4