May 24, 2007
Under a blazing sun at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, sophomore Georgia Rose (Mettawa, Ill./North Shore Country Day) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Championships by defeating Ilona Somers of Mississippi, 6-1, 6-2. Freshman Samantha Murray (Altrincham, England/Altinrcham England) fell to California's 12th-ranked Zsuzsanna Fodor in three sets, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Rose resumes singles play -- and begins doubles play with senior Alexis Prousis (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest) -- on Thursday. Rose will be in singles action at 9 a.m. CT, while Rose and Prousis take the court in doubles at 3 p.m. CT. Information, schedules and brackets, as well as links to live scoring and live streaming video, can be found at the University of Georgia. Full Story
Wisconsin women's tennis senior Caitlin Burke (Cedarburg, Wis.) competed at the 2007 NCAA Women's Tennis Singles Championship Wednesday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga. Despite a first set that went down to the wire, Burke exited early with a 7-6 (8), 6-1 loss to Stanford's Jessica Nguyen in the opening round. Burke concludes her final season as a Badger with a 16-8 overall singles record. Full Story