NCAA Womens Tennis

Buffs Fall to No. 13 Stanford 6-1

Buffs Fall to No. 13 Stanford 6-1


Box Score BOULDER – BOULDER – The Colorado Buffaloes Tennis team fell to No. 13 Stanford 6-1 Friday afternoon at the Rocky Mountain Tennis Center in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.
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The Buffs fall to 7-4 overall and 0-1 in the league while the Cardinal improve to 7-1 overall and 1-0 in the Pac-12.Β 

How it happened

  • Stanford opened the day with a 6-2 victory at No. 3 doubles from Connie Ma and Valencia Xu over Ellen Puzak and Betina Tokac.
  • Colorado then quickly tied up doubles action with a win at No. 2 doubles from Mila Stanojevic and Elys Ventura over Sara Choy and Alexandra Yepifanova 6-3.
  • The Cardinals clinched the doubles point with a 6-2 victory from Angelica Blake and Alexis Blokhina over Antonia Balzert and Aya El Sayed.Β 
  • Stanford started singles strong with a win at No. 2 singles from Alexandra Yepifanova over Elys Ventura 6-2, 6-3.
  • Angelica Blake extended the lead for the Cardinals with a 6-3, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles over Mila Stanojevic.
  • Antonia Balzert fought hard against the No. 5 player in the country Connie Ma at No. 1 singles but fell 6-2, 4-6.
  • Aya El Sayed got the Buffs on the board at No. 4 singles with a win over Alexis Blokhina 6-4, 2-0 (Ret.)
  • Valencia Xu won at No. 6 singles 6-1, 6-3 over Carri Hayes.
  • Sara Choy finished up the match for Stanford winning at No. 5 singles over Betina Tokac 6-4, 6-3.

Notes

  • Aya El Sayed has a five-match win streak at No. 4 singles after defeating the No. 72 ranked player in the country.

Up Next
The Buffs get back on the court on Sunday against No. 55 ranked California at 11:00 a.m. MST. The match will either be played at the Rocky Mountain Tennis Center or outside at the CU Tennis Complex. The first 100 fans will receive a CU Tennis T-shirt.

Results

No. 13 Stanford 6, Colorado 1

March 3, 2023

Boulder, Colo. (Rocky Mountain Tennis Center)

Doubles

1.Β Β  Β Angelica Blake/Alexis Blokhina (STAN) def. Antonia Balzert/Aya El Sayed (CU) 6-2

2.Β Β  Β Mila Stanojevic/Elys Ventura (CU) def. Sara Choy/Alexandra Yepifanova (STAN) 6-3

3.Β Β  Β Connie Ma/Valencia Xu (STAN) def. Ellen Puzak/Betina Tokac (CU) 6-2

Order of finish: (3,2,1)

Singles

1.Β Β  Β No. 5 Connie Ma (STAN) def. Antonia Balzert (CU) 6-2, 6-4

2.Β Β  Β No. 25 Alexandra Yepifanova (STAN) def. Elys Ventura (CU) 6-2, 6-3

3.Β Β  Β No. 20 Angelica Blake (STAN) def. Mila…

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