Vladutu, Kling Capture Doubles Crown at Michigan Invite
Sept. 22, 2013
Vladutu and Kling defeated Arizona State's Joanna Smith and Desirae Krawczyk, 8-6, to share the doubles title, which was determined by a point system, with Notre Dame's Brittney Sanders and Quinn Gleason. Patricia Fargas and Rebeca Mitrea beat Leighann Sahagun and Kassidy Jump, 8-3, and Kelsey Lawson teammed with Jarret Fisher but fell to Ebony Panoho and Gussie O'Sullivan, 8-6.
DePaul finished up the tournament with a slate of singles matches against Notre Dame. Zaina Sufi and Mitrea notched the Blue Demons' wins in the round; Sufi topped Julie Vrabel (6-4, 6-2) and Mitrea defeated Jane Fennelly, 6-5, 6-3.
Vladutu, Fargas and Lawson all fell to nationally-ranked opponents in the Notre Dame match.
Next weekend (Sept. 28-29), the Blue Demons travel to Los Angeles, Calif., for the All-American Pre-Qualifier. It will be the second of five fall tournaments for DePaul.
Day Three Results
Arizona State vs. DePaul
Notre Dame vs. DePaul