Albuquerque, N.M. – Texas Tech freshman Kelli Hine continued her winning ways on Friday at the 2012 UNM Fall Invitational at the Linda Estes Tennis Center.
Hine dropped South Carolina’s Josefin Andersson, 6-3, 6-3, in the Silver Singles bracket to advance to the semifinals. The win improved her to 5-1 on the fall season.
She then teamed with freshman Sofya Malysheva to defeat the New Mexico tandem of Michaela Oldani and Nikolina Grbac, 8-5. Hine is now 5-1 in doubles action, including a pair of ranked wins.
Tech’s Kendall Warren added a 6-4, 6-4 win over UTEP’s Dariya Abdrakhamanova to advance to the semifnals of the Black Singles draw.
Malysheva was not as lucky in singles, as South Carolina’s Jaklin Alwai pulled out a 6-2, 6-3 over the freshman.
The trio of Lady Raiders return to action at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
2012 UNM Fall Invitational
Singles
Silver Bracket QuarterfinalsKelli Hine (TT) def. Josefin Andersson (USC), 6-3, 6-3
Black Bracket QuarterfinalsKendall Warren (TT) def. Dariya Abdrakhamanova (UTEP), 6-4, 6-4
Cherry Bracket Quarterfinals
Jaklin Alwai (USC) def. Sofya Malysheva (TT), 6-2, 6-3
Doubles
Cherry Bracket QuarterfinalsKelli Hine / Sofya Malysheva (TT) def. Michaela Oldani / Nikolina Grbac (UNM), 8-5