Huljev Advances at Regional

NORMAN, Okla. - Kansas State junior Antea Huljev registered a pair of victories on Thursday during the second day of competition at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional at the Headington Family Tennis Center.

Huljev opened the round of 64 with a victory over Sara Lazarevic of Kansas, 6-4, 6-0. The product of Velenje, Slovenia, reached the round of 16 with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Valentina Starkova of Arkansas. Huljev improved her fall record to 7-5 and is now 4-4 this fall in matches decided in straight sets. Huljev will now play on Friday against the winner of Alexa Palen of Minnesota and Marie-Pier Huet of Oklahoma.

Nina Sertic also competed in singles on Thursday, but was defeated in the first round by Erin Wilbert of Kansas in three-sets, 6-4, 1-6, 6-0. Sertic concludes her fall schedule with a 3-7 record.

Earlier on Thursday, Huljev and Sertic played a doubles match against Starkova and Emily Carbone of Arkansas. Carbone and Starkova defeated Huljev and Sertic, 8-2, and conclude doubles action in the fall with a 7-4 record together.

K-State's remaining six players on its roster will compete at the Kansas Invitational beginning on Friday morning in Lawrence.

Wilson/ITA Central Regional
Day 2 Results
Oct. 21-25 - Norman, Okla.

Singles
Round of 64
Antea Huljev (KSU) def. Sara Lazarevic (KU), 6-4, 6-0
Erin Wilbert (KU) def. Nina Sertic (KSU), 6-4, 1-6, 6-0

Round of 32
Antea Huljev (KSU) def. Valentina Starkova (Ark), 6-2, 6-3

Doubles
Round of 32
Emily Carbone/Valentina Starkova (Ark) def. Antea Huljev/Nina Sertic (KSU), 8-2