Heneghan, Sanders Advance in Doubles at ITA Regionals

Layla Sanders and Megan Heneghan advance to the doubles round of 16. (Wayne Tilcock)

Oct. 20, 2012

Complete Results

STANFORD, Calif. - Megan Heneghan and Layla Sanders advanced to the round of 16 in the doubles main draw while six other Aggies will compete in consolation singles and doubles as the UC Davis women's tennis team closed out the second day of action at the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional in Stanford.

Heneghan and Sanders defeated Washington State's Andjela Kankaras and Charlotte Koning 8-6. The Aggie duo will face Capucine Gregoire and Brianna Kemp of Washington on Sunday at 10 a.m. in the round of 16.

In singles action, Heneghan compete against Annie Goransson of Cal in the main draw round of 32, dropping a 6-2, 6-4 decision.

Six additional Aggie women won their first round consolation matches on Saturday to advance further in the consolation bracket. Lauren Curry topped Sacramento State's Olivia Boija 6-2, 6-3 while Ellie Edles cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Eastern Washington's Rocio Norena.

Layla Sanders defeated Yurie Hashiguchi of USF 6-4 in the first set, then edged Hashiguchi in the second set 7-6(6) to advance. Zoe Davidson topped Blair Reed of USF 6-4, 6-3 and Nicole Koehly defeated Ryann Warner of Eastern Washington in three sets. Koehly won the first set 6-4, but dropped the second set 6-7(5) before claiming the tiebreaker 1-0 to advance.

In consolation doubles action Edles and freshman Tiffany Pham paired to defeat Eastern Washington's Moira Hedberg and Kelsey Knight 8-6. They will face San Francisco's Milica Hadzi-Tanovic and Blair Reed in Sunday's consolation quarterfinals.



Stanford, Calif.
UC Davis results only

Singles - Round of 32
Annie Goransson (CAL) def. Megan Heneghan (UCD), 6-2, 6-4

Consolation Singles - Round of 128
Lauren Curry (UCD) def. Olivia Boija (SAC), 6-2, 6-3
Ellie Edles (UCD) def. Rocio Norena (EWU), 6-1, 6-0
Layla Sanders (UCD) def. Yurie Hashiguchi (USF), 6-4, 7-6(6)
Margot Charron (SJSU) def. Melissa Kobayakawa (UCD), 1-6, 7-6(5), 1-0
Sofia Holmberg (USF) def. Claire Jaramishian (UCD), 6-4, 6-3
Zoe Davidson (UCD) def. Blair Reed (USF), 6-4, 6-3
Nicole Koehly (UCD) def. Ryann Warner (EWU), 6-4, 6-7(5), 1-0

Doubles - Round of 32
Megan Heneghan-Layla Sanders (UCD) def. Andjela Kankaras-Charlotte Koning (WSU), 8-6

Consolation Doubles - Round of 16
Ellie Edles-Tiffany Pham (UCD) def. Moira Hedberg-Kelsey Knight (EWU), 8-6
Melinda Akerbrant-Marina Nikolic (USF) def. Zoe Davidson-Melissa Kobayakawa (UCD), 8-2
Franziska Koehler-Alexandra Tallas (GON) def. Lauren Curry-Nicole Koehly (UCD), 8-4