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Women's tennis tops Alabama


January 31, 2010

The Arizona State Women's tennis team upset No. 24 Alabama in their ITA Kick Off Weekend match. The Sun Devils won 4-2 to finish 1-1 over the weekend and improve to 4-1 overall.

No. 68 Micaela Hein was the first off the court as she took out Paulina Bigos 6-3, 6-3. Kelcy McKenna battled out a tough second set to win in two with a 6-3, 7-5 victory of Courtney McLane. Freshman Hannah James topped her opponent in straight sets to win 6-3, 6-3. She is undefeated in dual play. Amanda Martin claimed a victory due to forfeit. In doubles, James and McKenna were the lone Sun Devil winners as they topped Bigos and Foehse in the No. 2 slot.

The Sun Devils head to California next weekend to take on the Golden Bears in a nonconference match.

1. No. 58 Kelcy McKenna (ASU) def. Courtney McLane (UA) 6-3, 7-5
2. Alexa Guarachi (UA) def. Nadia Abdala (ASU) 6-3, 6-2
3. No. 68 Micaela Hein (ASU) def. Paulina Bigos (UA) 6-3, 6-3
4. Hannah James (ASU) def. Alice Tunaru (UA) 6-3, 6-3
5. Antonia Foehse (UA) vs. Sianna Simmons 7-6 (7-1), 6-5 unfinished
6. Amanda Martin (ASU) def. Meritt Emery (UA) by forfeit


Doubles
1. Guarachi/McLane (UA) def. Hein/Abdala (ASU) 8-5
2. James/McKenna (ASU) def. Bigos/Foehse (UA) 8-4
3. Emery/Tunaru (UA) def. Martin/Simmons (ASU) 9-7