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
No. 35 Britney Sanders (ND) d. Ana Vladutu (DePaul), 6-2, 6-4
No. 87 Quinn Gleason (ND) d. Patricia Fargas (DePaul), 6-1, 6-2
Monica Robinson (ND) d. Jasmin Kling (DePaul), 6-5, 6-5
No. 117 Jennifer Kellner (ND) d. Kelsey Lawson (DePaul), 6-3, 6-4
Mary Closs (ND) d. Jarret Fisher (DePaul), 6-1, 6-3
Zaina Sufi (DePaul) d. Julie Vrabel (ND), 6-4, 6-2
Rebeca Mitrea (DePaul) d. Jane Fennelly (ND), 6-5, 6-3