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Miles and Bekerova Capture Doubles Title at Mountain Regionals

Redshirt junior Paige Miles and partner sophomore Tereza Bekerova captured the doubles title.

Redshirt junior Paige Miles and partner sophomore Tereza Bekerova captured the doubles title.

Oct. 14, 2012

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LAS VEGAS - The University of Utah women's tennis team's 13th-seeded redshirt junior Paige Miles and sophomore Tereza Bekerova captured the USTA/ITA Mountain Regional doubles title Sunday at the Fertitta Tennis Complex. Third-seeded junior Sarah Pham upset UNLV's first-seeded No. 43 Lucia Batta in the semifinals, but fell to second-seeded No. 89 Aleksandra Josifoska in the singles final round.

Miles and Bekerova teamed up in the semifinals against UNLV's fourth-seeded Nives Pavlovic and Lucia Batta, downing the duo 8-4. Miles and Bekerova then returned in the doubles final round, capturing a triumphant 8-5 victory over Wyoming's first-seeded Veronica Popovici and Simona Synkova to clinch the title.

In the singles semifinal round, Pham clinched a crucial 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 upset over Batta to advance to the final round, where she suffered a 6-3, 6-4 loss to Josifoska.

The Utes return to action Nov. 9-11 at the Virginia Invitational in Charlottesville, Va.

Singles Results
Sarah Pham (3) (UU) def. #43 Lucia Batta (1) (UNLV) 7-6, 4-6, 7-6
#89 Aleksandra Josifoska (2) (UNLV) vs. Sarah Pham (3) (UU) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles Results
Miles/Bekerova (9-16) (UU) def. Pavlovic/Batta (4) (UNLV) 8-4
Miles/Bekerova (9-16) (UU) def .Popovici/Synkova (1) (WYO) 8-5

 

 

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