HOUSTON - University of Denver women's tennis senior Emma Isberg (Tyreso, Sweden) defeated Liberty's Valerie Thong to advance to the finals of the Tom Landry Singles Draw at the Tennis Express Houston Open on Saturday. Isberg topped Thong 6-4, 6-2, and will now compete in the flight final on Sunday.
Senior Sophia Bergner (Schechen, Germany) recorded a victory in the Akeem Olajuwon Singles Draw, topping North Texas' Kseniya Bardabush 5-7, 6-4, 11-9 to advance to the consolation final tomorrow.
Denver will close out play at the Houston Open on Sunday.
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012
Akeem Olajuwon Singles
Bergner (Denver) def. Bardabush (North Texas); 5-7, 6-4, 11-9
Tom Landry Singles
Isberg (Denver) def. Thong (Liberty); 6-4, 6-2
Randy Quaid Singles
Fraser (Houston) def. Van den Eerenbeemt (Denver); 6-3, 6-3
Leroy Burrell Singles
Rath (Denver) vs. Parshikova (North Texas) PPD
Clyde Drexler Singles
Garpenlov (Denver) vs. Mee (Arkansas) PPD
Sarah Browell Doubles
Cacciuttolo/Pronina (Iowa State) def. Bergner/Van Den Eeranbeemt (Denver); 8-3
Chandi Jones Doubles
Nguyen/Anicete (Rice) def. Rath/Isberg (Denver); 8-3
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