Cats Capture Pair of Doubles Wins

ATHENS, Ga. - A pair of K-State doubles teams collected wins on Friday at the Georgia Invitational at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. This is K-State's final tuneup before the spring dual season begins on Jan. 30.

The pairing of freshman Karla Bonacic and junior Antea Huljev defeated Stephanie Davison and Caroline Larsson of Texas,8-2. This is the first time this duo has been paired together in competition. Bonacic improved to 4-4, while playing with four different playing partners. Huljev was teamed with sophomore Nina Sertic for the entire fall campaign and registered a 7-5 mark.

K-State's second doubles victory came from sophomore Petra Chuda and freshman Ana Gomez Aleman. The duo defeated Abby Liu and Maya Zein-El-Abdin of Texas, 9-7. This the first win for the combination of Chuda and Gomez Aleman. Chuda now owns a 4-4 doubles mark, while Gomez Aleman improves to 3-4 in her rookie campaign.

Kansas State continues action at the Georgia Invitational on Saturday morning, beginning with doubles action at 8 a.m., followed by singles matches in the afternoon.

Georgia Invitational
Jan. 15-17, 2010
Athens, Ga. - Dan Magill Tennis Complex


Singles Results
Abby Liu (Texas) def. Nina Sertic (KSU), 6-3, 6-2
Stephanie Davison (Texas) def. Maryna Chumak (KSU), 6-3, 6-3
#14 Chelsey Gullickson (Georgia) def. Antea Huljev (KSU), 6-3, 6-1
#57 Nadja Gilchrist (Georgia) def. Karla Bonacic (KSU), 6-2, 6-2
Cameron Ellis (Georgia) def. Carmen Borau Ramos (KSU), 6-4, 6-0
Natasha Vieira (KSU) def. Lara Fakhoury (Georgia), 1-6, 3-4, ret. (shoulder injury)
Yvette Hyndman (Georgia) def. Ana Gomez Aleman (KSU), 6-0, 6-7 (1), 6-3
Naoko Ueshima (Georgia) def. Petra Chuda (KSU), 6-4, 6-1

Doubles Results
Karla Bonacic/Antea Huljev (KSU) def. Stephanie Davison/Caroline Larsson (Texas), 8-2
Sarah Lancaster/Maggie Mello (Texas) def. Carmen Borau Ramos/Natasha Vieira (KSU), 8-5
Petra Chuda/Ana Gomez Aleman (KSU) def. Abby Liu/Maya Zein-El-Abdin (Texas), 9-7
Lauren Simpson/Emma Smith (Troy) def. Maryna Chumak/Nina Sertic (KSU), 8-5