Women's Tennis

    Zapadalova Named Big Ten Player of the Week

    Go Hoosiers! Katya Zapadalova
    Go Hoosiers!
    Katya Zapadalova
    Go Hoosiers!

    Jan. 27, 2009

    CHICAGO, Ill. - Sophomore Katya Zapadalova was named the Big Ten Player of the Week after posting a 4-0 record at No 1. singles and No. 1 doubles.

    Zapadalova did not disappoint, winning all four of her matches in straight sets and leading the No. 30-ranked Hoosiers to a pair of 7-0 sweeps over Marquette and Ball State in Sunday's doubleheader. In doubles play, Zapadalova teamed up with Alba Berdala to defeat Marquette's tandem of Paola Calderon and Kylie Moore, 8-6. The Hoosier duo then went on to post an 8-1 win over Dena Boulieris and Georgina Thomson of Ball State. The Yaroslavl, Russia native then carried her strong play over to singles, where she recorded a pair of triumphs over Calderon (6-4, 6-3) and Ball State's Sarah Hebble (6-4, 6-4) to complete the day.




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