Women's Tennis
    Women of Troy Can't Lose In Regional Openers

    Alison Ramos powered past her Round of 64 opponent today in San Diego.

    Oct. 20, 2011

    SAN DIEGO, CALIF. -- The USC women's tennis team served up a clean sweep of wins on the first day of action at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships today. The Women of Troy have a full house of six Trojans playing in Round of 32 singles and doubles tomorrow in San Diego.

    After a first-round win from Gabriella DeSimone today, the rest of the Women of Troy followed suit with a victorious sweep of Round of 64 singles play. Senior Alison Ramos gutted out a three-setter today, while the rest of the Trojans tallied straight-set wins to advance to tomorrow's Round of 32 singles play.

    That crew also combines forces in the doubles draw, with three USC pairs lined up for Round of 32 doubles competition tomorrow in San Diego after byes on day one.

    Complete USC results are below.


    First Round -- Oct. 20
    [1] Danielle Lao (USC) -- bye
    [10] Zoe Scandalis (USC) -- bye
    Gabriella DeSimone (USC) def. Jennifer Sher (CSUN) -- 6-4, 6-3
    Sabrina Santamaria (USC) -- bye
    [5] Kaitlyn Christian (USC) -- bye
    [13] Alison Ramos (USC) -- bye

    Round of 64 -- Oct. 20
    [1] Danielle Lao (USC) def. Miya Jin (LMU) -- 6-1, 6-0
    [10] Zoe Scandalis (USC) def. Laura Antonana (SDSU) -- 6-0, 6-2
    Gabriella DeSimone (USC) def. Hailey Johnson (ARIZ) -- 6-2, 6-1
    Sabrina Santamaria (USC) def. Idil Haciafoglu (USD) -- 6-4, 6-1
    [5] Kaitlyn Christian (USC) def. Natalie McKay (UCR) -- 6-0, 6-0
    [13] Alison Ramos (USC) def. Martina Kostalova (UH) -- 6-3, 4-6, 6-3



    Round of 32 -- Oct. 21
    [1] Danielle Lao (USC) vs. Hannah James (ASU)
    Zoe Scandalis (USC) vs. Laura Bernard (LBSU)
    Gabriella DeSimone (USC) vs. [11] Anais Dallara (LBSU)
    Sabrina Santamaria (USC) vs. [9] Michelle Brycki (ASU)
    [5] Kaitlyn Christian (USC) vs. Alejandra Granillo (PEP)
    Alison Ramos (USC) vs. Natalia Lozano (UCSB)

    Round of 64 -- Oct. 20
    [12] DeSimone/Lao (USC) -- bye
    [9] Ramos/Scandalis (USC) -- bye
    [2] Christian/Santamaria (USC) -- bye

    Round of 32 -- Oct. 21
    [12] DeSimone/Lao (USC) vs. Cantlay/Luzar (LBSU) -- 9 a.m.
    [9] Ramos/Scandalis (USC) vs. Meehan/Scatliffe (UCSB) -- 9 a.m.
    [2] Christian/Santamaria (USC) vs. Dockendorf/Lozano (UCSB) -- 9 a.m.