January 9, 2001 - by
FSU’S ALIDA GALLOVITS PLAYS IN USTA WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL TOURNAMENT

Jan. 9, 2001


TALLAHASSEE, FL.,– This week Florida State University is the center of the tennis world as they host the USTA Women’s Professional Satellite Tournament. Players from all over the world, including several former top 50 players and some of the top doubles players in the world have been competing along with area residents including FSU’s No. 1 player Alida Gallovits.


Gallovits faced Melissa Middleton of Houston, Tex., Tuesday afternoon. Gallovits fell to Middleton who is seeded seventh in the tournament. Gallovits will play again Wednesday, January 10th in a doubles match with sister Edina Gallovits who is ranked No. 7 in the world for the 18 and under division. The two will face Caroline Tidemand of Norway and Yuki Arai of Japan.


Tournament play will continue throughout the week at the Scott Speicher tennis center with the finals being held on Sunday, January 14th.



–FSU–

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