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WTEN: Blaskova, Kovalova Capture Doubles Title
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LAWRENCE, Kan.- The No. 32 doubles combination of Veronika Blaskova and Lucia Kovalova captured the 'A' draw doubles title and three Shocker women reached the finals of their respective singles bracket on Saturday night at the Kansas Invite.

Blaskova and Kovalova defeated Julia Mongin and Brittney Reed of Abilene-Christian, 8-3, in the semifinals before taking down Carli Wischhoff and Ivana Kubickova of Kansas State, 8-6, to win the draw.

In the 'B' doubles draw, freshmen Summer Schlotterback and Masa Smic captured third place by defeating Suzan Lisenby and Dimitra Stavrianakou of UMKC, 9-8(1).

In the singles 'A' draw, Veronika Blaskova won by default against Monica Pezzotti of Kansas. She will take on No. 14 Petra Niedermayerova of Kansas State in the finals on Sunday.

Junior Carla Venticinque reached the finals of the 'C' draw by taking down Brittney Reed of Abilene-Christian, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, and will play Maria Jose Cardona from Kansas in the finals.

In the singles 'G' draw, Montse Blasco Fernandez defeated Carmen Borau from Kansas State, 6-3, 6-2. She will play Kaysie Hermsdorf of Abilene-Christian in the draw's finals.

Lucia Kovalova, Rebecca Pedrazzi, and Masa Smic all reached the finals of their respective consolation brackets.

Freshman Summer Schlotterback continued her success in the round robin bracket tournament, defeating Amy Barnthouse of Kansas, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(6), in her second round matchup.

The Kansas Invite will conclude play on Sunday.


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