Oct. 18, 2003
Tallahassee – The Florida State women’s tennis team completed the first day of the ITA Southern Regional Championships on Friday in Athens, GA. The three-day event, hosted by the University of Georgia Bulldogs, is taking place at Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
In singles A action, junior Mihaela Moldovan and senior Anca Dumitrescu won the first round on Friday. Moldovan defeated Martina Janska of Auburn 6-0, 6-1 while Dumitrescu bested Mei Ly of FIU 6-3, 7-5.
In singles B action, Mihaelescu, junior Natalie Tirapelli and senior Nicole Cercone all received first round byes. In the second round, Mihaelescu defeated Courtney Jonson of FIU 6-1, 6-4. Tirapelli beat Marrit Jansma of Alabama Birmingham 6-3, 6-3 and Cercone dropped the second round match to Stetson’s Beth Hayden, 1-6, 6-4, 6-1.