Spartans Win Six On Second Day Of San José State Invitational

Sabastiani Leon Chao won both her singles and doubles matches during the second day of the San José State Invitational.

Nov. 9, 2013

San José, Calif. --- The San Jose State University women’s tennis team won four singles matches and two doubles competition on the second day of the San José State Invitational.

In singles, Gaelle ReySabastiani Leon Chao Julianna Bacelar, and Justine Deleval each won their singles matches against Santa Clara. Rey won the first match for the Spartans after defeating Daniella Silva of Santa Clara in three sets, 6-2; 4-6; 6-3. Leon Chao also finished in three sets, defeating Santa Clara's Chelby Cook 6-2; 4-6; 6-3. 

Bacelar finished third for the Spartans, topping Stephanie Skaras, 6-2; 6-1 and Justine Deleval secured the final singles win after defeating Elaine Chesoni, 6-0; 6-3. 

In doubles, Rey and Leon Chao teamed up to win the fifth match of the night, defeating the University of San Francisco's duo of Andrea Ka and Marina Nikolic, 8-6. Bacelar defeated USF's doubles team of Brooke Irish and MilHadzi-Tanovic, 8-6. 

"We had a very good day overall in singles and doubles," said head coach Sylvain Malroux. " We really like to see our fighting spirit coming through at the end of Sabi and Gaelle's singles. Our doubles keep playing well as well." 

Spartan Tennis Complex

San Jose, California

November 9 results



ITA Sat Singles -- Round Robin 

Michelle Okhremchuk (Nevada) def. Sofia Holmberg (USF), 6-3; 6-4.

Thyra Taune (USF) def. Sheila MoralesHidalgo (Nevada), 7-6(5); 6-4.

MilHadzi-Tanovic (USF) def. Sheila Smiley (Nevada), 3-6; 6-3; 6-1.

Monika Magusiak (Nevada) def. Brooke Irish (USF), 6-3; 6-4.

Gaelle Rey (SJSU) def. Daniella Silva (Santa Clara), 6-2; 4-6; 6-3.

Sabastiani Leon-Chao (SJSU) def. Chelby Cooke (Santa Clara), 4-6; 6-3; 7-5.

Julianna Bacelar (SJSU) def. Stephanie Skaras (Santa Clara)   6-2; 6-1.

Justine Deleval (SJSU) def. Elaine Chesoni (Santa Clara), 6-0; 6-3.

Nikki Wolny (Santa Clara) def. SJ Tipper Truong (SJSU), 6-3; 7-5.



Michelle Okhremchuk /Sheila MoralesHidalgo (Nevada) def.  Daniella Silva/Katie Le (Santa Clara), 8-7(4).

Nikki Wolny/Stephanie Skaras (Santa Clara) def. Monika Magusiak/Sheila Smiley (Nevada), 8-6.

Sofia Holmberg/Thyra Taune (USF) def. Chelby Cooke/DelphineRouvillois (Santa Clara), 8-5.

Gaelle Rey/ Sabastiani Leon-Chao (SJSU) def. Andrea Ka/Marina Nikolic (USF), 8-6.

Julianna Bacelar/ Justine Deleval (SJSU) def. Brooke Irish/MilHadzi-Tanovic (USF), 8-6.

Sunday, November 10, 2013 Schedule

9:30 a.m. – Singles: Nevada vs. Santa Clara

12:00 p.m. – Doubles: San José State vs. Nevada

12:00 p.m. – Doubles: USF vs. Santa Clara

1:30 p.m. – Singles: San José State vs. USF