Doubles Impressive On Final Day Of Gopher Invite
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The University at Buffalo women's tennis team completed play at the Gopher Invite on Sunday and had some impressive performances in doubles as three different teams picked up titles at the tournament.
In the first doubles flight, the team of Denise Harijanto and Diana Popescu defeated Abby Buxton and Jennifer Holmberg from Nebraska, 9-7, to claim the consolation championship. In second doubles, Aleksandra Petrova and Tamara Markovic also claimed a consolation championship as they defeated Liza Wischer and Reka Keleman from Iowa St., 8-5. In the third doubles flight, Anna Subenkova and Kira Golenko finished a perfect 3-0 as they defeated Xu Chang and Marcelo Rivero from Eastern Michigan, 8-6, in the final round of play to take the flight.
In singles action, Harijanto and Markovic both lost in their bid for third place finishes as Harijanto fell to Madeleine Geibert from Nebraska, 6-1, 6-4 and Markovic fell to Miriam Westerink of Eastern Michigan, 6-2, 6-2.
The Bulls will be back in action this upcoming weekend as Harijanto and Popescu will compete at the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships on the campus of UCLA.