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Women's Tennis Downs Minnesota in the Final Day of the Minnesota Court Classic

Feb. 2, 2004

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech defeated tournament host Minnesota 6-1 in the final day of the Minnesota Court Classic in Minneapolis, Minn. The Yellow Jackets swept all three doubles matches and won 5-of-6 singles matches to claim their first win in dual matches on the season.

Tech swept the doubles matches, withstanding Minnesota comeback attempts at both the No. 1 and No. 2 spots. Georgia Tech’s Kelly Anderson and Sekita Grant dispatched the Gophers’ 26th-ranked duo of Angela Buergis and Nischela Reddy, 8-5. At No. 2 doubles, Lyndsay Shosho and Maria Nieto broke a 4-4 tie and thwarted Lindsay Risebrough and Ida Malmberg, 8-6.

In singles play, Georgia Tech took five of six matches with the lone Minnesota victory coming at the No. 1 spot. Buergis picked up the win, dropping Shosho, 7-5, 6-3. The Yellow Jackets won the remainder of the singles matches in straight sets.

Minnesota Court Classic - Third-place dual

Baseline Tennis Center – Minneapolis, Minn.

Georgia Tech 6, Minnesota 1

Singles No. 1 – Angela Buergis (UM) def. Lyndsay Shosho (GT), 7-5, 6-3 No. 2 – Alison Silverio (GT) def. Nischela Reddy (UM), 6-2, 7-5 No. 3 – Kelly Anderson (GT) def. Ida Malmberg (UM), 6-3, 6-4 No. 4 – Lindsey Stauss (GT) def. Lindsay Risebrough (UM), 6-2, 6-3 No. 5 – Sekita Grant (GT) def. Megan Steiger (UM), 6-0, 6-2 No. 6 – Maria Nieto (GT) def. Jenna Tellefsen (UM), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles No. 1 – Anderson/Grant (GT) def. Buergis/Reddy (UM), 8-5 No. 2 – Shosho/Nieto (GT) def. Malmberg/Risebrough (UM), 8-6 No. 3 – Stauss/Silverio (GT) def. Bezek/Steiger (UM), 8-2

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