Women's Tennis Wraps at SDSU Fall Classic
Waves finish final day of SDSU Fall Classic with a handful of victories.
Sept. 29, 2013
San Diego — The Pepperdine women’s tennis team was victorious in three consolation championship matches today as they concluded play at the SDSU Fall Classic. Winning their respective consolation championships were Danielle Feneridis, Pattaraporn Salirathavibhaga, and the doubles team of Michaela Capannolo and Feneridis.
Competing in the White Singles Draw, Feneridis (Auckland, New Zealand/Westlake Girls HS) defeated Annemieke Witte of New Mexico State in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1.
Also taking home a consolation championship was Salirathavibhaga (Bangkok, Thailand/International School Bangkok). The freshman was victorious over LMU’s Julia Norlin. Salirathavibhaga won the first set 6-2 but dropped the second 4-6. That set up a winner-take-all set three tiebreaker, where she edged out Norlin 10-5 for her second victory of the season.
Grabbing the Waves’ third consolation championship of the day was the doubles team of Michaela Capannolo (Melbourne, Australia/Genazzano FCJ College) and Feneridis. Competing in the Black Doubles Draw, the pair cruised to a win over New Mexico State’s Brittany Collens and Ashvarya Shrivastava, 8-2.
Capannolo also notched a singles victory competing in the Black Singles Draw with a 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-2 triumph over Tami Nguyen from SDSU. Freshman Apichaya Runglerdkriangkrai (Bangkok, Thailand/IMG Academy) picked up a win as well. Competing in the Red Singles Draw, she defeated Jessica Perez from LMU, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
On the second day of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship at UCLA, Matea Cutera ended her run in prequalifying with a 6-3, 6-1 loss to Virginia’s Rachel Pierson.
Ale Granillo (Pachuca, Mexico/Instituto Hidalgo) and Lorraine Guillermo (Walnut, Calif./Rowland HS) will resume action at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship with singles and doubles qualifying on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
Riviera/ITA All-American Championship
Sep 29, 2013 at Los Angeles, Calif.
Rachel Pierson (Virginia) def. Matea Cutura (Pepperdine) 6-3, 6-1
SDSU Fall Classic I
Sep 27-29, 2013 at San Diego, Calif.
A. Runglerdkriangkrai (Pepperdine) def. Jessica Perez (Loyola Marymount) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Laura Antonana (San Diego State) def. Yuki Chiang (Pepperdine) 6-4, 6-4
Michaela Capannolo (Pepperdine) def. Tami Nguyen (San Diego State) 6-0, 6-7 (4-7), 6-2
Danielle Feneridis (Pepperdine) def. Annemieke Witte (New Mexico State) 6-1, 6-1
P. Salirathavibhaga (Pepperdine) def. Julia Norlin (Loyola Marymount) 6-2, 4-6, 10-5
Priscilla Annoual/Silvia Tumova (Grand Canyon) def. A.Runglerdkriangkrai/P. Salirathavibhaga (Pepperdine) 8-6
Michaela Capannolo/Danielle Feneridis (Pepperdine) def. Brittany Collens/Ashvarya Shrivastava (New Mexico State) 8-2