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Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 07/30/2013
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Four University of Miami women’s tennis players participated in two ITA Summer Circuit events over the weekend.

Stefanie Wagner, Kelsey Laurente and Brittany Dubins each competed in the Summer Circuit event at the University of Florida, while Deborah Suarez traveled to College Station, Tex. to compete at Texas A&M University.

“I'm happy to see these players out competing in the summer,” head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews said.  “Steffi and Kelsey have been playing some great tennis and it showed this weekend.  I believe that their hard work in the summer months will pay off when the fall rolls around.  One of our team goals has been to have a stronger fall, so this is definitely a step on the right direction.”

Wagner and Laurente, seeded No. 1 and No. 2 in the tournament respectively, cruised through the first four rounds to meet each other in the tournament’s singles final. Wagner defeated Laurente 6-1, 7-5 to win the singles portion of the tournament.

After facing off against each other in the singles final, Wagner and Laurente teamed up for doubles and were eventually crowned the winners after beating fellow Cane Dubins and her partner Lilly Kimbell 8-5 in the finals.  

In College Station, Suarez had tremendous success as well, reaching the singles semifinal before falling to Julia Fellerhoff 7-5, 6-0.

Match by Match Results:

Gainesville

Singles

Wagner

  • Bye
  • Wagner def. Andrews 6-2, 6-0
  • Wagner def. Hoch 6-1, 6-0
  • Wagner def. Janowicz 6-0, 7-5
  • Wagner def. Laurente 6-1, 7-5

Laurente

  • Bye
  • Laurente def. Wood 6-1, 6-3
  • Laurente def. Bongart 6-4, 1-6, 1-0
  • Laurente def. Etten 6-0, 6-1
  • Wagner def. Laurente 6-1, 7-5

Dubins

  • Bye
  • Dubins def. Ricci 6-2, 6-2
  • Dubins def. Turner 6-1, 6-0
  • Velehorschi def. Dubins 6-4, 6-4

Doubles

Wagner/Laurente

  • Wagner/Laurente def. Bongart/Berry
  • Wagner/Laurente def. Dailey/Fosnacht
  • Wagner/Laurente def. Hewitt/Wladimirski
  • Wagner/Laurente def. Dubins/Kimbell

Dubins/Kimbell

  • Dubins/Kimbell win by default
  • Dubins/Kimbell def. Elliott/Janowicz
  • Dubins/Kimbell def. Grillo/Ricci
  • Wagner/Laurente def. Dubins/Kimbell

College Station

Singles

Suarez

  • Bye
  • Suarez def. Martino 6-3, 6-1
  • Suarez def. Servise 6-1, 6-1
  • Suarez def. Grambeau 7-6, 7-5
  • Suarez def. Otero 7-5, 0-6, 10-8
  • Fellerhoff def. Suarez 7-5, 6-0

Doubles

  • Nowamooz/Nowamooz def. Suarez/Clark

 

For more information on the women's tennis program, be sure to visit the Women's Tennis Blog and follow us on Twitter at @HurricaneTennis

Schedule
 
Friday, October 10
Women's Tennis at Bedford Cup
Jacksonville, Fla.
TBA
Thursday, October 16
Women's Tennis at ITA Regionals
Atlanta, Ga.
TBA
Thursday, October 30
Women's Tennis at Disney Tournament
Orlando, Fla.
TBA
Thursday, November 06
Women's Tennis at ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships
Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
TBA
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