Top Seeds Advance to Sunday Finals

Oct. 8, 2005

Fullerton, Calif. - Form prevailed Saturday for the higher seeds at the Cal State Fullerton Intercollegiate Women's Tennis Tournament on the Titans' Courts but the No. 4 seeds had problems.

No. 1 seeded Marielle Grueinig and No. 2-seeded Chelsea Glynn of UC Santa Barbara each advanced unscathed to the Sunday singles semifinals. Grueinig will meet No. 3-seeded Katy Williams of Long Beach State at 9 a.m. while in the other semifinal Glynn will be challenged by No. 5-seeded Silvia Gutierrez of Cal State Northridge, who beat No. 4-seeded Pavla Mesterova of Loyola Marymount. The finals are scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

Grueinig beat Whitney Peterson of USC, 6-1, 6-0.

In doubles, only two of the top four seeded teams advanced to the semifinals. The first exception was the No. 4 seed of host Fullerton. Gina Le and Ruya Inalpulat lost their first match to Andrea Pintar and Charlotte Scatliffe of UCSB by a 9-8 score (10-8 tie-breaker). Pintar and Scatliffe then lost to Mesterova-Tamara Tanner, 8-6. The latter will meet top-seeded Sandra Rocha and Williams of Long Beach State, who beat Clare Fermin and Heidi Kaloi of UC Irvine, 8-4. The other doubles match will pit No. 2 seeded Grueinig and Glynn of UCSB against Merve Asimgill and Jelena Jovic of Pepperdine, who knocked off No. 3-seeded Gutierrez and Ana Matijasevic of CSUN.

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