Women's tennis hit road to face WA State and WA

<p>This Week<br />The 12th-ranked Arizona State Women's Tennis Team (12-4) will hit the road this weekend, heading to Washington to take on the Cougars and Huskies of Washington State and Washington.<br /><br />Last time out saw the Sun Devils come out determined as they finished out their home regular season with their first win over No. 5 Stanford in 24 years with a gritty 4-3 victory. They faced the No. 6 Cal Golden Bears to wrap the weekend, but the Bears were took much as ASU felll 5-2.<br /><br />Stalking the Cougars<br />The Sun Devils travel up to Pullman this weekend to face the 41st-ranked Washington State Cougars who currently sit on an 11-8 overall record and an 0-3 Pac-10 record. Their big names include the 55th-ranked Ekaterina Burduli, a senior from Tel Aviv with a 23-8 overall singles record and a 12-6 duel record. Last season the Sun Devils shut out the Cougars 7-0 on the Sun Devils home courts.<br /><br />The Hounds of Washington<br />No. 49 Washington enters the weekend with a 10-8 record and are coming off tough losses to ranked opponents Michigan, Michigan State and conference foe, Oregon. Making a racket on the Husky line-up is 40th-ranked Venice Chan who comes in with a 19-7 overall record and 13-5 duel record. Also in the rankings is No. 119, Tara Simpson with a 19-8 overall and 13-5 duel record as well. Last season the Sun Devils opened Pac-10 play with a shut out the Huskies 7-0 on the Sun Devils home courts at Whiteman Tennis Center.<br /><br />Up Next<br />The Sun Devils will remain on the road next week, and for the remainder of their regular season as they face Pac-10 powerhouses UCLA and USC for Pac-10 standings on Friday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday the 12th at noon. Matches will be held in L.A. and all times are Pacific.<br /><br /></p>