Women’s Tennis Senior Day – University of Arizona Athletics

TUCSON, Ariz. † no. 44 Arizona vs. no. 17 Stanford and No. 12 California

When: Friday, April 1 at 11 am // Saturday, April 2 at 12 pm MST
Where: LaNelle Robson Tennis Center, Tucson, Arizona.
Team records: Arizona (14-6, 2-3 Pac-12), Stanford (10-3, 4-0 Pac-12), California (11-5, 4-0 Pac-12)
LiveStats: ArizonaStats.com
live stream: pac-12.com/live/university-arizona-4

Series: Stanford leads Arizona 46-0 // California leads Arizona 39-3
The Wildcats have yet to win a match against Stanford in the entire history between the two prgorams, and the last time they won a match against Cal was 25 years ago in 1997. The Cats look to add another win against Cal and their first against Stanford this weekend.

Last Meeting and Results
Arizona 2, Stanford 5 on March 20, 2021

doubles
1. Lukic/Iglupas vs. Gordon/Madurawe 5-4 unf.
2. 9 Blake/Arbuthnott def. Heynemans/Wilkins 6-4
3. 32 Choy/Higuchi def. Amos/Zandberg 6-2
Order of finish: 3, 2

singles
1. Jelena Lukic final no. 10 Michaela Gordon 6-4, 7-5
2. Kayla Wilkins final no. 63 Emily Arbuthnott 6-3, 7-6(2)
3. 58 Angelica Blake def. Talya Zandberg 6-3, 6-1
4. Sara Choy def. Abby Amos 6-0, 6-1
5. No.114 Janice Shin def. Gitte Heynemans 6-0, 2-6, 6-3
6. Emma Higuchi def. Khim Iglupas 6-2, 6-1
Order of finish: 4, 6, 3, 1, 2, 5

Arizona 0, California 7 on March 19, 2021

doubles
1. 40 Haley Giavara/Valentina Ivanov (Cal) def. Khim IglupasJelena Lukic (Arizona), 6-2
2. Gitte Heynemans/Kayle Wilkins (Arizona) def. Anna Bright/Hannah Viller Moeller (Cal), 6-3
3. Jada Bui/Julia Rosenqvist (Cal) final Abby AmosTalya Zandberg (Arizona), 6-2*
Order of Finish – 1, 3, 2

singles
1. 18 Haley Giavara (Cal) def. Jelena Lukic (Arizona), 7-5, 7-6(5)
2. 43 Julia Rosenqvist (Cal) def. Kayla Wilkins (Arizona), 6-1, 6-4
3. 26 Valentina Ivanov (Cal) def. Talya Zandberg (Arizona), 6-2, 6-1
4. Jada Bui (Cal) def. Abby Amos (Arizona), 6-3, 6-2
5. Hannah Viller Moeller (Cal) def. Gitte Heynemans (Arizona), 4-6, 7-6(6), 1-0(4)
6. Anna Bright (Cal) def. Khim Iglupas (Arizona), 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
Order of Finish – 3, 2, 4, 1, 5, 6

Senior Day – The women’s team will honor their three seniors, Khim IglupasKirsten Prelle and Salma Zoutic in the match against California on Saturday, April 2 at noon. Iglupas and Prelle transferred to Arizona during their sophomore year making this their third and final year on the team. Ziouti is a graduate student transfer with this being her first and final year with the Wildcats.

Rice Recap – Last Friday, the Cats traveled to Tempe, Ariz. to compete in a neutral match against No. 55 Rice University. Despite losing the doubles point, the women came back in singles to win 4-3 over the Owls. Freshman Midori Castillo clinched the match with her 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 singles win.

What’s Next – These two matches against Stanford and Cal will be the last two home matches of the regular season for the women. After this weekend, the Cats head to Salt Lake City and Boulder, Colo. for two more Pac-12 matches: No. 46 Utah on April 8 at 12:30 pm and Colorado on April 10 at 9 am

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