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Women's Tennis Completes Day Two at ITA Midwest Regionals

Bohrer begins play in the singles main draw on Saturday.

Oct. 11, 2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -

The Michigan State women's tennis team continued play Friday in the ITA Midwest Regionals hosted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. Friday afternoon's action was reserved for the first and second rounds of doubles main draw held inside the Varsity Tennis Center.

MSU sent two doubles teams to the main draw: senior Marina Bohrer and freshman Athena Trouillot along with the team of sophomore Emily Meyers and junior Julianne Gruber.

Bohrer and Trouillot faced Illinois State's Kadi Ilves and Emmie Marx in the first round and won handily, 8-1. In the second round, they lost 8-3 to DePaul's Patricia Fargas and Rebeca Mitrea.

Meyers and Gruber matched up with Kelsey Lawson and Zaina Sufi of DePaul in the first round and won a closely contested match, 8-7 (5). With the win, MSU took on the 46th ranked doubles team in the country of Ronit Yurovsky and Sarah Lee from Michigan. Meyers and Gruber fell 8-1.

Bohrer will begin play in the singles main draw Saturday. She received a first-round bye and will take on the winner between Youngstown State's Martina Sadovnikova and Illinois' Alexis Casati. Bohrer's second round matchup will begin at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Gruber and senior Olga Chernova also were victorious in their consolation matches from the singles qualifying bracket. Gruber defeated Vanessa Madrigal of Wright State 5-7, 6-2, 10-4, and Chernova beat Eastern Michigan's Daphne Friedrichs 6-1, 6-3.  

The Varsity Tennis Center offers a live camera feed of each of its indoor courts and the University of Michigan is offering updated scoring throughout the day. The link to live video and scoring can be found here.



For results of each day's action, visit

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