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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Singles and Doubles Finals Results from USTA/ITA Men's and Women's Regional Championships

The USTA/ITA Regional Championships ended today, with the 12 men's and 12 women's singles and doubles champions guaranteeing themselves spots in November's USTA/ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championships.  The remainder of the places in the tournament (32-draw in singles, 20-draw in doubles), will be filled by the ITA All-American consolation winners and men's singles quarterfinalists* and women's singles semifinalists,**, All-American doubles finalists, at-large selections, the small college super bowl champions and wild cards. Those will be announced later on the ITA website.

Freshmen Cameron Norrie of TCU, Andrew Watson of Memphis, Tom Fawcett of Stanford and Josie Kuhlman of Florida won regional singles titles as did unseeded newcomer Mikael Torpegaard of Ohio State. Although there are links to most draws at the ITA regional results page, I was not able to determine the seeds in the women's Northeast Regional and in the men's doubles in the Northeast Regional, but have provided them for all other results.

Axel Alvarez Llamas(1), Okalahoma def. Leandro Toledo(3), Minnesota 7-6(2), 6-4
Tin Ostojic and Tomislav Gregurovic(7), Wichita State def. Alvarez Llamas and Dane Webb(3), Oklahoma 6-3, 4-6, 10-8

Cameron Norrie(14), TCU def. Soren Hess-Olsen(1), Texas 6-4, 0-6, 6-3
Norrie and Trevor Johnson, TCU  def. Tony Lupieri and Felipe Rios, Baylor 2-6, 7-5, 10-7

Tom Fawcett(9), Stanford def. Ashot Khacharyan(17), Santa Clara 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
Bernardo Saraiva and Nils Skajaa(5), San Francisco def. Andre Goransson and Oskar Wikberg(3), Cal 5-7, 6-3, 10-6

Ohio Valley:
Andrew Watson(17), Memphis def. Gonzales Austin(1), Vanderbilt 6-3, 7-6(4)
Austin and Rhys Johnson(2), Vanderbilt def.  Chris Simich and Albert Wagner(4), Louisville  6-4, 6-4

Henry Craig(1), Denver def. Sam Iftikhar(2), New Mexico 6-3, 6-2
Craig and Alex Gasson(1), Denver def. James Hignett and Bart Van Leijsen(8), New Mexico, 6-3, 6-4

Mackenzie McDonald(1), UCLA def. Jonny Wang(2) Southern Cal 3-6, 6-2, 6-1
McDonald and Martin Redlicki(2), UCLA def. Joe Di Giulio and Karue Sell(3), UCLA 4-6, 6-1, 11-9

Austin Smith(1), Georgia def. Nathan Pasha(2), Georgia 4-2 ret.
Roberto Cid and Sasha Gozun(2), South Florida def. Smith and Eric Diaz(5), Georgia 6-3, 3-6, 10-3

Brayden Schnur(1), North Carolina def. Jason Tahir(4), Duke 6-3, 6-2.
Ian Dempster and Robbie Mudge(2), North Carolina St def. Alejandro Augusto and Hunter Harrington(3), Clemson 3-6, 6-3, 11-9

Lukas Ollert(1), Auburn def. Max Hinnisdaels, Auburn 6-4, 6-4
Julian Cash and Florian Lakat(2), Mississippi St def. Ollert and Marko Krickovic(5), Auburn 7-6(1), 5-7, 10-8

Winston Lin(1), Columbia def. Ashok Narayana(5), Columbia 7-6, 6-3
Denis Nguyen and Brian Yeung, Harvard def. Chris Kipouras and Dovydas Sakinis, Dartmouth 6-7(1), 6-0, 10-5

Ryan Shane(2), Virginia def. Amerigo Contini(1), Virginia Tech 6-2, 7-6(6).
Shane and Luca Corinteli(5), Virginia def. Alexandre Drean and Daniel Gray(7) Maryland-Baltimore County 6-3, 6-3

Mikael Torpegaard, Ohio State def. Jared Hiltzik(1), Illinois 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Eddy Covalschi and Josh Hagar(9), Notre Dame def. Ralf Steinbach and Kevin Metka(1), Ohio State 7-6, 4-6, 12-10


Carol Zhao(2), Stanford def. Taylor Davidson(7), Stanford  7-6(4), 6-1
Klara Fabikova and Zsofi Susanyi(3), Cal def.  Maegan Manasse and Denise Starr(1), Cal 6-1, 6-4

Zoe Scandalis(1), Southern Cal def. Lorraine Guilliermo(2), Pepperdine walkover
Giuliana Olmos and Gabby Smith(4), Southern Cal def. Guilliermo and Apichaya Runglerdkriangkrai(5), Pepperdine 7-6(7), 7-6(1)

McKenzie Davis(7), Utah State def. Tereza Bekerova(1) Utah, 6-3, 5-7, 7-6(0)
Julyette Steur and Kyra Wojcik(11), Colorado def. Mayci Jones and Toby Miclat(1), BYU, walkover (could not play on Sunday)

Despoina Vogasari(7), Houston def. Natalie Beazant(10), Rice 6-4, 6-4
Ines Deheza and Rachel Pierson(1), Texas A&M def.  Seda Arantekin and Stefanie Tan(4), TCU 6-4, 6-1

Viktoriya Lushkova(1), Oklahoma State def. Vladica Babic(14), Oklahoma State 6-4, 6-2
Lushkova and Kelsey Laurente(1), Oklahoma State def. Katarina Adamovic and Babic(6), Oklahoma State 2-6, 6-1, 10-8

Julia Jones(6), Ole Miss def. Pleun Burgmans(1), Auburn 5-7, 6-4, 7-6(4)
Burgmans and Emily Flickinger(2), Auburn def. Maya Jansen and Erin Routliffe(1), Alabama 3-6, 6-3, 10-5

Emina Bektas(1), Michigan def. Ronit Yurovsky(2), Michigan 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
Bektas and Alex Najarian(5), Michigan, def. Quinn Gleason and Monica Robinson(4), Notre Dame, 8-7(6)

Ohio Valley:
Sydney Campbell(1), Vanderbilt def. Courtney Colton(2), Vanderbilt 6-2, 6-3
Nadia Ravita and Aldila Sutjiadi(1), Kentucky def. Campbell and Colton(3), Vanderbilt 6-2, 7-5

Jessica Wacnik, Boston College def. Hanna Yu, Yale 6-3, 6-2
Rima Asatria and Kanika Vaidya, Columbia def. Yu and Ree Ree Li, Yale 6-2, 6-2

Stephanie Nauta(1), Virginia def. Ilinca Stoica(2), Virginia Tech 7-6(3), 6-2
Cassie Mercer and Skylar Morton(5), Virginia def. Nauta and Maci Epstein(1), Virginia 7-6, 2-6, 11-9

Caroline Price(2), North Carolina def. Joana Eidukonyte(5), Clemson 6-4, 7-6(2)
Ashley Dai and Kate Vialle(3), North Carolina def. Hadley Berg and Elixane Lechemia(5), South Carolina 4-6, 6-3, 10-5

Josie Kuhlman(5), Florida def. Brianna Morgan(3), Florida 6-2, 6-2
Kourtney Keegan and Brooke Austin(6), Florida def. Kuhlman and Peggy Porter(4), Florida 6-3, 6-3

*All-American quarterfinalists men:
Julian Lenz, Baylor
Thai Kwiatkowski, Virginia
Sebastian Stiefelmeyer, Louisville
Dominik Koepfer, Tulane
Nathan Pasha, Georgia
Romain Bogaerts, Wake Forest
Nicolas Alvarez, Duke
Yannick Hanfmann, Southern Cal
Mackenzie McDonald, UCLA (consolation winner)

**All-American semifinalists women:
Chanelle Van Nguyen, UCLA
Brooke Austin, Florida
Hayley Carter, North Carolina
Robin Anderson, UCLA
Jamie Loeb, North Carolina (consolation winner)


Alex said...

With McDonald already in the field from ITA AA, will there be an extra wildcard/at-large awarded or will Wang get the spot?

Ivy League Tennis Denizen said...

Colette - In the men's Northeast Regional, the two doubles teams in the finals (from Harvard and Dartmouth) were the 3/4 seeds. Also, the men's singles runner-up, Ashok Narayana of Columbia, was one of four 5-8 seeds, not the 5 seed as you indicate.

Columbia absolutely dominated the singles draw (96). Six players in the round of 16, four in quarters, three in semis and both finalists. In addition, its #8, who had to qualify, beat Yale's #2 from last year in the first round. And its #7 beat Harvard's #3/4 from last year in the round of 16.

Different topic/question: In the women's Mountain Regional, did the BYU doubles team not play in Sunday's final because of religious reasons? If this is the case, I find it quite surprising, considering BYU is a major, major athletic presence in this region and I'd think appropriate concessions would be made to accommodate the school's religious orientation.

Colette Lewis said...

@Alex--I believe that results in an extra at-large bid, but it could go to Wang.

Colette Lewis said...

thank you for the seeding and Columbia information. I should have mentioned in my intro that I did the conventional shorthand for the seeding. If a player was 5-8. 9-16, 17-32, I used the 1st number in the group.
As for the BYU walkover, its website site says. "Due to BYU policy regarding participation on Sunday, the Cougar duo will withdraw from Sunday’s final."

fan said...

Isn't Viki sophomore?

Colette Lewis said...

I think you may be right. The roster hasn't been updated for 2014-15 it looks like.