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Chypyha and Burich ousted in ITA Main Draw


Oct. 12, 2013

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Wisconsin tennis team ended the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional early after Lauren Chypyha and Lauren Burichlost in the first day of Singles Main Draw competition.

In the first round of the Singles Main Draw, Lauren Chypyha defeated Ana Pimienta of Marquette, 6-2, 6-4. Chypyha then fell 6-2, 6-4 in the second round to Allison Falkin of Illinois.

"Chips won her first match against a player from Marquette who she lost to last year," said Tina Samara. "Then lost to a player from Illinois and Chips will take away a lot from the second match as she needed to do things outside of her comfort zone. We know exactly what we will get home and work on to make these things more comfortable to execute next time."

Lauren Burich lost in the first round to Mary Closs of Notre Dame, 6-3, 6-1.

Results - Saturday, Oct. 12
Lauren Chypyha (WIS) def. Ana Pimienta (Marq) - 6-2, 6-4
Allison Falkin (Ill) def. Lauren Chypyha (WIS) - 6-2, 6-4
Mary Closs (ND) def. Lauren Burich (WIS) - 6-3, 6-1

Oct. 11, 2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - In day two of the USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals, Lauren Burich holds strong in singles action while doubles play falls short.

Lauren Burich qualifies for the Singles Main Draw after today's action. Burich defeated Zaina Sufi of DePaul in tie-breakers in the third set going 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (4). Burich will be joining teammate Lauren Chypyha in the Singles Main Draw. The Singles Main Draw begins on Saturday.

Freshmen Sydney Rider fell 6-4, 7-5 to Mayu Sato of IPFW in her singles consolation match.

In doubles action, Anastasia Tripolskaya and Lauren Burich lost both of their matches today. In the first round, they fell 8-2 to Ana Pimienta and Erin Gebes of Marquette. Then in the doubles consolation match, the pair lost 8-5 to Mayu Sato and Mila Shustova of IPFW. 

Teammates Lauren Chypyha and Sydney Rider were defeated in tie-breakers in their first round to Miho Kowasa and Grainne O'Niel of Ohio State, 8-7 (4). They then defeated Valery Kulikoyskaya and Viktoria Laskutova of Detroit 8-5 in their doubles consolation match.

The Badgers will continue action at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday with the Singles Main Draw First Round.

Results - Friday, Oct. 11
Lauren Burich (WIS) def. Zaina Sufi (DePaul) - 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (4)
Mayu Sato (IPFW) def. Sydney Rider (WIS) - 6-4, 7-5

Ana Pimienta/Erin Gebes (Marq) def. Anastasia Tripolskaya / Lauren Burich (WIS) - 8-2
Mayu Sato/Mila Shustova (IPFW) def. Anastasia Tripolskaya /Lauren Burich (WIS) - 8-5
Miho Kowasa/Grainne O'Neil (OSU) def. Lauren Chypyha / Sydney Rider (WIS) - 8-7 (4)
Lauren Chypyha / Sydney Rider (WIS) def. Valery Kulikovskaya/Viktoria Laskutova (Detroit) - 8-5

Oct. 10, 2013

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Through the first three tournaments of the fall, head coach Tina Samara has been preaching toughness and battling through entire matches. On the opening day of the USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals in Ann Arbor, Mich., she had to be encouraged by what she say.  

Lauren Burich advanced on to the Qualifying Singles Round of 16 after winning her first two matches, but even in defeat, Sydney Rider and Anastasia Tripolskaya showed toughness.

In the opening round, Burich played finished off Irina Slizovskaya of Detroit by a score of 7-6 (4), 6-1. In the second round, Burich defeated Michigan State's Olga Chernova, 6-4, 7-6 (7).

"I was really happy to see Burr advance Thursday after coming back from an injury recently," Samara said.

After getting blanked in her first and facing match point in the second frame, freshman Sydney Rider rallied back to defeat Noelle Malley of Ohio State 0-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2 in her first round match.

"It was good to see Sydney battle back after losing her first set in her first match," said Samara. "She showed the fight we're looking for."

Rider was unable to carry that early round momentum, falling 6-0, 6-1 to Jillian Rooney of Northwestern in the second round.

Anastasia Tripolskaya lost a three-set battle, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5, in her first round match to Ohio State's Ferny Angeles Paz.

"Nastya battled and lost a heartbreaker 7-5 in the third set," said Samara. "She had chances, but regardless, she's showing improvement and willingness to step out of her comfort zone,"

Tripolskaya found trouble in the consolation bracket as well, getting knocked off by Eastern Michigan's Mariya Toncheva, 6-1,6-3.

Action continues at 8 a.m. (CT) on Friday, Oct. 11 with the Qualifying Singles Round of 16. Consolation play resumes at 8:30 a.m. (CT). The first serve of the doubles draw will be at 1 p.m. (CT).

Results - Thursday, Oct. 10
Sydney Rider (WIS) def. Noelle Malley (OSU) - 0-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2
Jillian Rooney (NU) def. Sydney Rider (WIS) - 6-0, 6-1
Ferny Angeles Paz (OSU) def. Anastasia Tripolskaya (WIS) - 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
Mariya Toncheva (EMU) def. Anastasia Tripolskaya (WIS) - 6-1, 6-3
Lauren Burich (WIS) def. Irina Slizovskaya (Detroit) - 7-6 (4), 6-1
Lauren Burich (WIS) def. Olga Chernova (MSU) - 6-4, 7-6 (7)

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