Varsity Girls Tennis

Menlo-Atherton 4, Burlingame 3

Date of competition: Tuesday, October 14, 2008

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The Menlo-Atherton girls' tennis team clinched no worse than a tie for the PAL Bay Division regular-season title with a 4-3 victory over visiting Burlingame on Tuesday.
The Bears (12-0, 13-1) can wrap up their first league title since 2000 by beating visiting Mills on Wednesday (3:30 p.m.). That match originally was scheduled for Thursday.
Burlingame dropped its first meeting with M-A, 5-2, but was missing its No. 1 singles player plus another starter. This time, Burlingame was at full strength, but it didn't matter as the Bears swept the doubles and took No. 1 singles behind a straight-set win from junior Marietta Tuionetoa over Katya Vasilyev, 6-3, 6-4. Tuionetoa missed an entire week due to illness recently, and is just getting her health back.
The Bears actually wrapped things up at 4-0 thanks to the sweep in doubles. The No. 1 tandem of Jordyn Fantuzzi and Julia Sommer won, 6-3, 6-4; the No. 2 squad of senior Casey Burnett and Lizzy Peck won by the same score and the No. 3 duo of Taylor Wentz and Claire Uschersohn clinched the big victory with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 win.

posted by keith peters on Oct 14, 2008 at 10:40 pm

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Final
Burlingame
3
Menlo-Atherton
4
Singles: Tuionetoa (MA) d. Vasilyev, 6-3, 6-4; Tsu (B) d. Keating, 6-4, 7-6; Daskalakis (B) d. J. Peck, 0-6, 6-4, 7-5; Huang (B) d. Murveit, 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles: Fantuzzi-Sommer (MA) d. Goodwill-Kemp, 6-3, 6-4; Burnett-L. Peck (MA) d. Filmus-Ha, 6-3, 6-4; Wentz-Uschersohn (MA) d. Paletta-Jory, 6-2, 4-6, 6-0.
Records: Menlo-Atherton 12-0 (13-1)
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posted by keith peters on Oct 15, 2008 at 1:11 pm
 
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