ITA Central Regional Comes To Close For Iowa

Oct. 24, 2010

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Iowa women’s tennis team closed play at the ITA Central Regional Sunday. Iowa ended the event with four singles victories and a 2-3 record in doubles.

In singles, junior Sonja Molnar fell in a main-draw quarterfinal match-up against Natalia Pintusava of Minnesota 2-6, 6-1, 6-2. Molnar finished the tournament 3-1 overall and is now 10-4 for the season. Senior Alexis Dorr also competed Sunday, defeating Kansas’s Monica Pezzotti 6-3, 6-2 in main draw consolation action.

In late Saturday night action, senior Jessica Young fell to Bonny Davidson of Tulsa 6-2, 6-2. In double’s consolation play, Young and Dorr fell to Missouri’s Weber/Ritchie 8-4.

Iowa will return to action Nov. 4-7 the USTA/ITA Intercollegiate Indoor in Flushing, N.Y. The tournament will be Iowa’s last competition of 2010 fall season.

Natalia Pintusava (MINN) def. Sonja Molnar (IOWA) – 2-6, 6-1, 6-2
Alexis Dorr (IOWA) def. Monica Pezzotti (KU) – 6-3,6-2
Bonny Davidson (Tulsa) def. Jessica Young (IOWA) – 6-2,6-3 (Saturday)

Weber/Ritchie (MU) def. Young/Dorr (IOWA) – 8-4 (Saturday)