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Tech Sends Two Doubles Tandems To Quarterfinals

Samantha Adams (pictured) and Kenna Kilgo advanced to the quarterfinals of doubles on Friday.

October 18, 2013

FORT WORTH – Texas Tech’s doubles tandems of Samantha Adams and Kenna Kilgo and Nikki Sanders and Rashmi Teltumbde advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Friday at TCU's Freidman Tennis Center.

Adams and Kilgo, who are ranked No. 9 and seeded second, topped the Texas A&M duo of  Rutaja Bhosale and Anna Mamalat, 8-4 to move in the quarterfinals. Sanders and Teltumbde cruised past TCU’s Mimi Fotopoulos and Monika Sirilova, 8-1.

Lynn Kiro and Sarah Toti were not as lucky as the duo fell to the No. 41 Texas team of Breaunna Addison and Pippa Horn, 8-6, in the Round of 32.

In singles, #61 Adams picked up a straight-set win over UT Arlington’s Elizabeth Thoms, 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the Round of 16. Sanders, who is ranked No. 113, also advanced to the Round of 16 with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Alex Leatu of Baylor. Kilgo fell short in a three-set marathon to Vaszilisza Bulgakova of SMU, 6-4, 1-6, 7-5.

In the Round of 16, Adams fell to TCU’s No. 30 Stefanie Tan, 7-5, 6-0, while Sanders lost in straight sets to No. 48 Cristina Stancu of Texas A&M, 6-0, 6-0.

Texas Tech’s doubles tandem’s will return to action on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

ITA TEXAS REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Friday’s Results
SINGLES
Round of 32

(13) #61 Samantha Adams (TT) def. Elizabeth Thoms (UTA), 6-2, 6-2
(17) Vaszilisza Bulgakova (SMU) def. (7) #98 Kenna Kilgo (TT), 6-4, 1-6, 7-5
(14) #113 Nikki Sanders (TT) def. (17) Alex Leatu (Baylor), 6-2, 6-1
Round of 16

(4) #30 Stefanie Tan (TCU) def. (13) #61 Samantha Adams (TT), 7-5, 6-0
(2) #48 Cristina Stancu (Texas A&M) def. (14) #113 Nikki Sanders (TT), 6-0, 6-0
DOUBLES
Round of 16

(5) Nikki Sanders / Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Mimi Fotopoulos / Monika Sirilova (TCU), 8-1
(3) #41 Breaunna Addison / Pippa Horn (Texas) def. (9) Lynn Kiro / Sarah Toti (TT), 8-6
(2) #9 Samantha Adams / Kenna Kilgo (TT) vs. Rutaja Bhosale / Anna Mamalat (Texas A&M), 8-4
Quarterfinals

(5) Nikki Sanders / Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) vs. (1) #8 Stefania Hristov / Cristinia Stancu (Texas A&M), Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
(2) #9 Samantha Adams / Kenna Kilgo (TT) vs. (8) Ratnika Batra / Elizabeth Begley (Texas), Saturday, 10:30 a.m.


 

 

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