Minnesota junior Tammy Wang and freshman Amy Thomas a> won singles titles at the UNLV Invitational in Las Vegas. Wang earned the victory in Flight 2 singles over Marketa Chmelova of Oklahoma State after Chmelova retired in the second set. Wang won the first set, 6-4. Thomas defeated freshman teammate Michaela Havelkova, 6-1, 6-3, in Flight 3 singles.
The doubles team of seniors Kim Simonsen and Nora Sauska won the Flight 1 doubles crown by winning two matches. The duo shut out Vickie Gunarsson and Kim Bruno of Northern Arizona, 8-0, on Friday, then defeated Maria Galoustowa and Ashleigh Dolman of Oklahoma State, 8-4, on Saturday.
Sauska placed third in Flight 1 singles after defeating Maria Galoustowa of Oklahoma State on Sunday, 6-2, 6-2. Sophomore Andrea Rose placed third in Flight 3 singles by winning two of her three matches, including a 6-2, 6- 3 victory over Oklahoma State's Cameron Stoudt on Sunday.
Flight 1 Consolation
Nora Sauska, Gophers, def. Maria Galoustowa, Oklahoma State, 6-2, 6-2
Dominika Olezewska, Oklahoma State, def. Kim Simonsen, Gophers, 7-6, 6-2
Flight 2 Championship
Tammy Wang, Gophers, def. Marketa Chmelova, Oklahoma State, 6-4, 1-0, retired
Flight 2 Consolation
Ashley Dolman, Oklahoma State, def. Jennifer Howard, Gophers, 6-1, 6-2 Flight 3 Championship Amy Thomas, Gophers, def. Michaela Havelkova, Gophers, 6-1, 6-3
Flight 3 Consolation
Andrea Rose, Gophers, def. Cameron Stoudt, Oklahoma State, 6-2, 6-3
Kellie Rogers, UNLV, def. Gina Stauss, Gophers, 6-4, 6-1