COLLEGE STATION - The Sam Houston State women’s tennis team is competing against the top collegiate players in the state at the ITA Regional Championships at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center Thursday through Sunday.
Junior Sahaja Yamalapalli, the 25th seed, has continued her impressive fall season by advancing to the round of 16 with a victory over 16th-seeded Olivia Peet of Texas Tech in the third round Friday. Yamalapalli, who made it to the consolation finals at the Oracle ITA Masters last month, will face 21st-seed Marta Perez Mur of Texas Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
Senior Lusine Chobanyan missed out on a berth to the round of 16, falling to 11th-seeded Jessica Anzo of Texas A&M in the third round Friday.
In doubles play Friday, Petra Kaszas and Dena Nicolaou defeated the 10-seeded duo of Riley McQuaid and Dorthea Faa-Hviding of Texas A&M to advance to the round of 16 where they lost to fifth-seeded Fernanda Labrana and Tijana Spasojevic of Texas.
Here are results through Friday:
Karla De La Luz Montalvo defeated Ana Jolic of Lamar 6-1, 6-2
Lusine Chobanyan defeated Camille Townsend of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 6-0, 6-4
Petra Kaszas lost to Nell Miller of Texas Tech 7-5, 6-0
Emma Goedkoop lost to Josefina Cassara of Texas State 1-6, 6-1, 7-5
Dena Nicolaou defeated Keegan McCain of UTSA 6-3, 6-3
Ryli Ruffin lost to Lisa Mays of Texas Tech 6-2, 6-0
Sahaja Yamalapalli defeated Nanaka Takeuchi of Texas-Arlington 6-3, 6-1
Roos Gerritsen lost to Momoka Horiguchi of Texas-Arlington 6-3, 7-5
Stevie Ybarra lost to Riley McQuaid of Texas A&M 6-0, 6-0
Isidora Zivkovic defeated Darinka Tiboldi of Stephen F. Austin 6-4, 6-3
Karla De La Luz Montalvo lost to Katya Townsend of Texas A&M 6-2, 6-0
Lusine Chobanyan defeated Jelena Dordan of Abilene Christian 6-2, 6-3
Dena Nicolaou lost to Margaret Polk of TCU 1-6, 6-0, 6-3
Sahaja Yamalapalli defeated Maria Budin of Rice 6-0, 4-6, 6-1
Isidora Zivkovic lost to Sophie Gerits of Houston 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
Lusine Chobanyan lost to Jessica Anzo of Texas A&M 6-1, 6-2
Sahaja Yamalapalli defeated Olivia Peet of Texas Tech 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Petra Kaszas and Dena Nicolaou defeated Jelena Dordan and Alejandra Landaluce of Incarnate Word 8-6
Petra Kaszas and Dena Nicolaou defeated Riley McQuaid and Dorthea Faa-Hviding of Texas A&M 8-4
Petra Kaszas and Dena Nicolaou lost to Fernanda Labrana and Tijana Spasojevic of Texas 8-4
Petra Kaszas defeated Alejandra Landaluce of Incarnate Word 6-0, 6-2
Emma Goedkoop bye
Ryli Ruffin lost to Chacadyah Lewis of Texas State 7-6 (3), 7-5
Roos Gerritsen defeated Kylee Kato of UTSA 6-3, 6-3
Stevie Ybarra lost to Sofia Murcia of Texas State 6-4, 6-0
Emma Goedkoop defeated Illeana Mocciola of Abilene Christian 5-7, 6-2, 10-7
Roos Gerritsen defeated Sofia Murcia of Texas State 6-4, 6-0