Chifchieva Advances To Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Qualifying

Oct. 1, 2006


Sophomore Fani Chifchieva advanced to the qualifying round of the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American on Sunday.

Chifchieva defeated Anastasia Zhukova of UT-Chattanooga, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 to advance. Sophomore Alex Haney fell in her opportunity to advance by losing to Austin Smith of North Carolina, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.

In doubles action, the duo defeated Tracy Lin and Ashley Joelsen of UCLA, 8-3, but lost to Hyndman and Dancevic of Georgia in the qualifying match, 8-3.

Chifchieva will be one of 64 players competing in the 64-player qualifying tournament at Riviera on Oct. 3-4, where eight players and four doubles teams will advance to the main draw on Oct. 5-8.



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