Jadulang Shines in Day Two of CSUN Matador Invitational
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – To begin doubles play on Saturday, Jadie Acidera and Luxizi Meng were unable to finish in their match against Iowa State's Espindola/Alvarez 6-7. Acidera and Meng compete against Long Beach's Gulin/Casasampere on Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
Luxizi Meng continued to show her strength in singles as she beat CS Los Angeles's Elizaveta Sokolova 7 -6, 6 - 7, 6 - 4. Meng will play against Long Beach's Sadaf Sadeghvaziri, Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Taylor Valenzuela faced off in a set of singles action on Saturday. Valenzuela lost to Westmount's Taylor Cheung-Damonte 6-1, 6-1 and bounced back for the win over Irvine's Emily Valenciano 4-6,6-3,6-2. Valenzuela will end her singles play Sunday at 11:30 a.m. against ORU's Mariia Kuzmynskia.
Caisey Lee Emery defeated LBSU's Georgia Gulin 4 - 6, 7 - 6(7), 6 -3. Unfortunately, Emery retired her match against Tia Elpusan of Riverside 6-1. Emery will return to the court Sunday to compete against APU's Jackie Resler.
Jadie Acidera took on Irvine's Arianna Tilbury 6 - 3, 6 - 2. She then advanced over Long Beach's Carlota Casasampere 7 - 6, 6 - 4. Acidera will face off against Irvine's Danielle Garrido on Sunday.
Sarah Nuno suffered a loss against LBSU's Lena Pacholski 6 - 7, 6 - 4, 6 - 3. Nuno did turn things around with a win due to injury Iowa's Maty Cancini 5 - 7, 6 - 2. Nuno will play Sunday against ISU's Regina Espindola. Pacholski went on to face freshmen Titan Genevieve Zeidan. Zeidan kept her momentum going strong as she defeated Pacholski 6 - 3, 6 - 2. Karla Portalatin also had a stellar run taking down CSUN's Monika De Vondel 6 - 3, 6 - 4. Portalatin then advanced Long Beach's Natalia Munoz winning the match 0 - 6, 6 - 1, 7 - 5. Portalatin and Zeidan will face off against each other in the finals Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Tiani Jadulang ended singles play on a high note. Jadulang advanced to the finals after her win against Riverside's Tamilla Vaksman 6 - 4, 6 - 1. In the final's Jadulang won over CSUN's Elisaveta Nosenko 7 - 5, 6 - 2. Jadulang will play Sunday at 11:30 a.m. vs. Ana Stroe of Youngstown.
Espindola/Alvarez (ISU) def. Acidera/Meng 7-6 (CSF) 5
Jadulang/Valenzuela (CSF) def. Hall/Dean (UCI) 6-3
Nuno/Portalatin (CSF) WALKOVER Elhadj/Dinkelmeyer (CSUN)
Zeidan/Emery (CSF) def.Repina/Timakova (ISU) 6-3
Luxizi Meng (CSF) def. Cade Pierson (W) 6-0, 6-2
Luxizi Meng (CSF) def. Elizaveta Sokolova (CSLA) 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4
Taylor Cheung-Damonte (W) def. Taylor Valenzuela (CSF) 6-1, 6-1
Taylor Valenzuela (CSF) def. Emily Valenciano (UCI) 4-6,6-3,6-2
Caisey Lee Emery (CSF) def. Georgia Gulin (LBSU) 4 - 6, 7 - 6(7), 6 -3
Tia Elpusan (UCR) RET. Caisey Lee Emery (CSF) 6-1
Jadie Acidera (CSF) def. Arianna Tilbury (UCI) 6 - 3, 6 - 2.
Jadie Acidera (CSF) def. Carlota Casasampere (LBSU) 7 - 6, 6 - 4
Lena Pacholski (LBSU) def. Sarah Nuno (CSF) 6 - 7, 6 - 4, 6 - 3
Sarah Nuno (CSF) RET. INJ. Maty Cancini (ISU) 5 - 7, 6 - 2
Genevieve Zeidan (CSF) def. Maty Cancini (ISU) 6 - 1, 6 - 0
Genevieve Zeidan (CSF) def. Lena Pacholski (LBSU) 6 - 3, 6 - 2
Karla Portalatin (CSF) def. Monika De Vondel (CSUN) 6 - 3, 6 - 4
Karla Portalatin (CSF) def. Natalia Munoz (LBSU) 0 - 6, 6 - 1, 7 - 5
Tiani Jadulang (CSF) def. Tamilla Vaksman (UCR) 6 - 4, 6 - 1
Tiani Jadulang (CSF) def. Elisaveta Nosenko (CSUN) 7 - 5, 6 - 2
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