San Jose, Calif. --- The San Jose State women's tennis team (won five singles and two doubles matches to defeat UTEP, 6-1 in San Jose State's first home match of the 2013 dual season.
After redshirting last season with an injury, Klaudia Boczova had an impressive singles match after winning in doubles with her partner Sabastiani Leon Chao. The duo faced UTEP's doubles team of Martina Trierweiler and Rebeca Calvillo and came from behind to win the match 8-7.
"I am really happy that we won today" said Boczova. "The conditions were very hard. It was windy and cold, but we supported each other as a team."
Boczova later faced Trierweiler again as she competed against her in a singles match. Boczova came away with a straight set win with a score of 6-0, 6-3.
The doubles team of Julianna Bacelar and Jessica Willett won their doubles match 8-1 and later each won their singles matches.
Bacelar defeated UTEP's Jaime-Leigh Michau, 6-4, 6-0, and Willett won in straight sets against Matilda Rose Tench, 6-4, 6-3.
"I am happy with how the doubles did," said Spartan head coach Sylvain Malroux. "It was a big win for us. With the conditions they did a good job and hopefully this will prepare us for Wednesday."
Other Spartan winners in singles were Chau Truong and Erica Medlin.
San Jose State stays in the Bay Area to face the University of San Francisco in the Spartans' second home dual match of the season on Wednesday. The match begins at 1:00 p.m. at Spartan Courts.
San Jose State 6, UTEP 1
Klaudia Boczova/Sabastiani Leon Chao (SJSU) def. Martina Trierweiler/ Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP), 8-7 (5).
Marie LeBlond/Gabi Vazquez (UTEP) def. Erica Medlin/ Amber Walker (SJSU), 8-3.
Jessica Willett/Julianna Bacelar (SJSU) def. Matilda Rose Tench/Jaime-Leigh Michau (UTEP), 8-1.
Klaudia Boczova (SJSU) def. Martina Trierweiler (UTEP), 6-0, 6-3.
Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) def. Sabastiani Leon Chao (SJSU), 6-4, 6-0.
Chau Truong (SJSU) def. Marie LeBlond (UTEP), 6-3, 6-1.
Erica Medlin (SJSU) def. Gabi Vazquez (UTEP), 6-3, 6-3.
Julianna Bacelar (SJSU) def. Jaime-Leigh Michau (UTEP), 6-4, 6-1.
Jessica Willett (SJSU) def. Matilda Rose Tench (UTEP), 6-4, 6-3.
Margot Charron (SJSU) def. Anastasiya Sylenko (UTEP), 8-1.
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