Strong Match for Spartans Doubles At ITA Regional

Stanford, Calif.—San Jose State posted two singles victories in the second day of the ITA Regional Tournament. In the final of the #2 consolation draw Sabastiani Leon Chao defeated Saint Mary’s Molly Aloia in straight sets 6-3; 6-0.

Chau Truong will play in the third day of the tournament in the consolation singles round of 32. She had a strong match against Pacific’s Regina Suarez winning 6-0; 6-3. 

Three doubles team played in the main draw during day two of tournament. Sabastiani Leon Chao/ Chau Truong took on Stanford’s #8 ranked tandem of Stacey Tan/Ellen Tsay but fell 8-3 in a challenging match.

Sylvain Malroux was proud of the way his doubles team competed against the strong competition.

“I thought that (Leon Chao/Truong) played a solid match”, the San Jose State head coach said, “It is always nice to have the players play against such good teams it really helps them improve and that is the goal for us this fall.”

San Jose State will continue consolation bracket play Sunday in the Taube Family Tennis Stadium at Stanford.


Saturday’s Results from ITA Regional Tournament

Doubles Round of 32

#8-Stacey Tan/Ellen Tsay (Stanford) def. Sabastiani Leon Chao/ Chau Truong (SJSU) 8-3

Clarisse Baca/Maria Meliuk (SAC) def. Alexis Marquez/Emily Prescott (SJSU) 8-0

Jennifer Cornea/Alexa Lee (Cal Poly) def. Sandra Florea/Erica Medlin (SJSU) 8-0


Saturday Consolation Round of 64

Stephany Chang (Cal) def. Isadora Busch (SJSU) 6-3; 6-2

Chau Truong (SJSU) def. Regina Suarez (UOP) 6-0; 6-3

Anne Susdorf (Fresno State) def. Emily Prescott (SJSU) 6-2; 6-1

Sarah Irvin (UOP) def. Sandra Florea (SJSU) 6-1; 2-6; 10-7

Yurie Hasiguchi (USF) def. Alexis Marquez (SJSU) 6-2; 6-1


Saturday Consolation Draw #2

Sabastiani Leon Chao (SJSU) def. Molly Aloia (Saint Mary’s) 6-3; 6-0