Inalpulat-Le Advance in Doubles at ITA Tournament

Oct. 21, 2005

San Diego, Calif. - Ruya Inalpulat and Gina Le remained alive in the winners' bracket of doubles and in the singles consolation bracket Friday at the Wilson ITA Regional Championship women's tennis tournament in San Diego.

The pair scored an 8-2 doubles win over Alicia Poladian-Vanessa Dunlap of Pepperdine and will face Anca Anastasiu-Judy DeVera of USC with the winners advancing to the quarterfinals.

In singles, Inalpulat narrowly beat Claire Fermin of UC Irvine, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) while Le won a pair of tie-breakers over Sharon Marin of UNLV, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6).

Suffering defeats and tournament elimination in singles were Mai-Ly Tran (6-2, 6-3 to Claire Smith of UNLV); Chip Dunbar (6-2, 6-2 to Fenja Shaw of Hawaii); Jessica Winkler (6-1, 6-1 to Merve Asimgil of Pepperdine); Cheyenne Inglis (6-1, 6-2 to Ashley Ellis of USC); and Shelly Injejikian (6-1, 6-1 to Serena Fermin of LMU;