Nuno and Portalatin Advance to Semifinals at Fall Invite

Nuno and Portalatin Advance to Semifinals at Fall Invite

FULLERTON, Calif. – The Cal State Fullerton women's tennis team picked up six victories, including three in singles action, at the Beach Tennis Fall Invite on Friday at Long Beach State.

Sophomore Karla Portalatin moved into the winner's bracket in Flight A with a 7-5, 7-5 victory over Portland State's Brianna Thompson, and tomorrow the native of Santa Domingo will play Tatum Prudhomme from Grand Canyon at 10 a.m.

Also winning in Flight A was fellow sophomore Sarah Nuno, as she dispatched GCU's Alexandra Petrzalkova, 6-0, 6-1. The Sylmar, Calif., native will play Portland's Radina Dimitrovam on Saturday at 10 a.m.

The final Titans' singles win came from sophomore transfer Luxizi Meng , as she defeated Portland State's Sally Partington, 7-5, 6-4. The Beijing, China, native will play CSUN's Elisa Elhadj at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

In doubles action, the team of Portalatin and Nuno outlasted Eastern Washington's Janaya Smith and Katrina Domingo, 6-4, and then moved on to Saturday's 9 a.m. semifinal match with a 7-6 (3) victory over San Diego's Daniela Morales and Nicole Anderson.

In Doubles Flight B, Masako Makiba and Luxizi Meng   dropped their opening match before defeating Ashley Knecht of Portland State and Elisaveta Nosenko from CSUN, 6-1.


FRIDAY'S RESULTS
Singles Flight A
Karla Portalatin (CSF) def. Brianna Thompson (PSU), 7-5, 7-5
Sarah Nuno (CSF) def. Alexandra Petrzalkova (GCU), 6-0, 6-1

Singles Flight B
Lena Pacholski (LBSU) def. Masako Makiba (CSF), 7-6(5), 6-7(4), 6-4 

Singles Flight C
Luxizi Meng  (CSF) def. Sally Partington (PSU), 7-5, 6-4

Singles Flight D
Caroline Lopez (EWU) def. Caroleen Faraji (CSF), 6-3, 6-2

Doubles Flight A
Nuno/Portalatin (CSF) def. Janaya Smith/Katrina Domingo (EWU), 6-4
Nuno/Portalatin (CSF) def. Daniela Morales/Nicole Anderson (USD), 7-6 (3)

Doubles Flight B

Laura Eales/Natalia Munoz (LBSU) def. Fararj/May Etienne (CSF)/(GCU), 6-1
Hitomi/Kassie Truong (UCR) def. Fararji/Mya Etienne (CSF)/(GCU), 6-3
Lana Rinaldi/Emilia Occhipinti (GCU) def. Makiba/Meng (CSF), 7-5
Makiba/Meng (CSF) def. Ashley Knecht/Elisaveta Nosenko (PSU)/(CSUN), 6-1

SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE
Singles Flight A
10 a.m. - Karla Portalatin (CSF) vs. Tatum Prudhomme (GCU)
10 a.m. - Sarah Nuno (CSF) vs. Radina Dimitrovam (UP)

Singles Flight B
11:30 a.m. - Masako Makiba (CSF) vs. Erin Blessing (EWU)

Singles Flight C
11:30 a.m. - Luxizi Meng  (CSF) vs. Elisa Elhadj (CSUN)

Singles Flight D
1 p.m. - Caroleen Faraji (CSF) vs. Nicole Hitomi (UCR)

Doubles Flight A
9 a.m. - Nuno/Portalatin (CSF) vs. Julie Gerard/Maren Helgo (LBSU)

Doubles Flight B
9 a.m. - Makiba/Meng (CSF) vs. Kiryang Kim/ Mari Udagawa (CSUN)




 
 

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