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Corley and Vasilyuk Advance to Semifinals at H-E-B Invitational

Morgan Galvin
Morgan Galvin

WACO, Texas -- The LSU women’s tennis team duo of junior Paris Corley and sophomore Luba Vasilyuk dominated the first day of the H-E-B Invitational hosted by Baylor University.

The Tiger pair went 2-0 on the day in doubles play advancing to the semifinals of the invitational. Corley and Vasilyuk defeated Anna Brogan and Maria Genovese of Tyler Junior College on Friday morning, 6-1. They went on to face Isidora Zivkovic and Lusine Chobanyan of Sam Houston State and won the match, 6-3.

Corley went undefeated in singles play to advance to quarterfinals. Corley defeated Petra Kaszas, 6-3, 6-1 and went on to face Laura Cabrera of UT San Antonio, winning in straight sets 6-1, 6-1.

Vasilyuk took the first win of the morning against Sam Houston State’s Karla De La Luz Montavlo, 6-3,7-6(2). Vasilyuk fell in her second match of the day to Jessica Hinojosa at her home court, 6-2, 6-3.

Corley will begin quarterfinals singles play at 9 a.m. CT against Kristina Sorokolet of Baylor. Vasilyuk will join Corley on the court for quarterfinals of doubles play against Fernanda Labrana and Katie Poluta of Texas at 3:30 p.m. CT on Saturday.

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H-E-B Invitational

Friday, October 5

Singles

Round of 32 Paris Corley (LSU) vs. Petra Kaszas (Sam Houston State), 6-3, 6-1

Luba Vasilyuk (LSU) vs. Karla De La Luz Montavlo (Sam Houston State), 6-3, 7-6(2)

Round of 16

Paris Corley (LSU) def. Laura Cabrera (UT San Antonio), 6-1, 6-1

Jessica Hinojosa (Baylor) def. Luba Vasilyuk, 6-2, 6-3

 

Doubles

Round of 16

Paris Corley/Luba Vasilyuk def. Anna Brogan/Maria Genovese (Tyler Junior College), 6-1

Round of 8

Paris Corley/Luba Vasilyuk def. Isidora Zivkovic/Lusine Chobanyan (Sam Houston State), 6-3

 

 

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