ELON, NC – Weather played havoc with the first day of matches at the Elon Women’s Tennis Fall Invitational on Friday afternoon at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.
Only nine matches were completed on the day. UNC Greensboro’s Valerie Behr advanced in the Cardinal Flight, while the Spartans’ Emily Wade and Erica Zabkar both won first round matches in the Gold Flight. Behr defeated Rebecca Carr in a third-set tiebreaker, 4-6, 6-0, 1-0, with a 10-8 in the tiebreaker. Wade defeated Southern Conference foe Adriane Hodges, 6-3 and 6-4 . Zabkar defeated Campbell’s Scarlet Alfonso, 6-1, 3-6, 1-0, with a 10-8 score in the tiebreaker.
Play continues Saturday morning, weather permitting.
Elon Fall Tennis Invitational
Jimmy Powell Tennis Center (all women’s matches)
FRIDAY, OCT. 6 RESULTS - QUARTERFINALS
Women's Cardinal Singles Flight
Behr (UNC Greensboro) d. Carr (High Point) 4-6, 6-0, 10-8
Saenz (Campbell) d. Tucci (Elon) 6-4, 6-4
Talus (High Point) d. Butcher (Elon) 6-3, 6-1
Bensimon (Campbell) d. Vonstrolley (UNC Greensboro) 6-1, 6-1
Women's Gold Singles Flight
Bailey (Elon) d. Surviladze (Campbell) 6-4, 6-0
Wade (UNC Greensboro) d. Hodges (Wofford) 6-3, 6-4
Celensu (High Point) d. Kensrue (Elon) 6-3, 6-4
Zabkar (UNC Greensboro) d. Alfonso (Campbell) 6-1, 3-6, 10-8
Women's Navy Singles Flight
Smyers (Wofford) d. Templeton (UNC Greensboro) 6-1, 6-1
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