Toreros Outlast No. 67 USF 4-3

USDTOREROSDOTCOM Anna Depenau clinched the win for the Toreros
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Anna Depenau clinched the win for the Toreros
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April 5, 2013

Complete Results

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - The No. 53 University of San Diego women's tennis team (9-8, 4-1) defeated the 67th ranked University of San Francisco Dons 4-3 Friday evening in a match that lasted nearly six hours. The Toreros were down 3-1, but won three singles matches down the stretch to seal the victory.

The Toreros lost the doubles point after losing at the No. 1 and 2 spots, but No. 108 Laura Claus got them on the board with a 6-4, 6-3 win at the No. 1. USF would follow that with singles victories at the No. 2 and 5 spots.

The Toreros rallied to win the next three singles matches to clinch the victory. Cara Brown won 6-4, 7-5 at the No. 6, which was followed by a 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) victory for Marta Stojanovic at the No. 3. Anna Depenau clinched the marathon match with a 1-6, 7-5, 7-5 at the No. 4.

#53 San Diego 4, #67 San Francisco 3

DOUBLES COMPETITION

1. Ka/Holmberg (USF) def. Claus/Depenau (USD) 9-7

2. Hashiguchi/Hadzi Tanovic (USF) def. Hoffpauir/Morkel-Brink (USD) 8-2

3. Irish/Nikolic (USF) vs. Brown/Stojanovic unfinished

SINGLES COMPETITION

1. Claus (USD) def. Ka (USF) 6-4, 6-3

2. Holmberg (USF) def. Hoffpauir (USD) 6-2, 6-0

3. Stojanovic (USD) def. Hadzi Tanovic (USF) 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-2)

4. Depenau (USD) def. Nikolic (USF) 1-6, 7-5, 7-5

5. Irish (USF) def. Morkel-Brink (USD) 6-2, 0-6, 6-2

6. Brown (USD) def. Akerbrant (USF) 6-4, 7-5

Order of Finish: Doubles (1,2) Singles (1,2,5,6,3,4)