Gergana Ganeva Named C-USA Women's Tennis Player of the Week

CHICAGO- DePaul’s Gergana Ganeva has been selected as the Conference USA Women’s Athlete of the Week for the period ending Jan. 18. Ganeva helped the Blue Demoons in its opening weekend of dual action, Ganeva went 4-0, claiming victories at the No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles positions.

Ganeva posted her first No.2 singles win of the 2004 season by defeating Michigan's Elizabeth Exon, who is the No. 37th ranked player in the nation, 6-4,4-6,1-0. She then claimed a 2-6, 7-6, 6-4 comeback victory over Eastern Michigan’s Ying Kansuthi, winning the match for DePaul, 4-3.

In doubles play, Ganeva along with partner Marina Parshkevova won both of their matches last weekend. They downed the 47th-ranked team in the nation, Michelle Dacosta and Leann Rutherford of Michigan.  They also claimed an 8-6 victory over Eastern Michigan’s duo of Victoria Domina and Kendra Clark. Ganeva entered the weekend ranked 27th in the Midwest Region.



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