Singles Wins for Both Fujimoto and Vertesheva to Begin ITA Regionals
Oct. 16, 2011
In singles play, Vertesheva was dominant in her opening match as the No. 4 seed. She blanked Xavier's Andrea Wolf in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0. Fujimoto also played well in her first match in the main draw defeating Andrea Arques-Garcia of Memphis, 6-3, 6-1.
Vertesheva and Fujimoto also teamed up for doubles play to start off the day. In their opening match, the duo lost a tough contest to Kentucky's Khristina Blajkevitch and Jessica Stiles, 8-6. However, the IU tandem rebounded in the doubles back draw topping Stephanie McLoughlin and Gabrielle Rubenstein, 8-5.
Play will resume on Sunday with doubles action beginning the day at 8:30 a.m. CT.
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