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Gasparovic, Pronina Advance to Drake Invite Finals

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Release: 09/14/2013
         
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DES MOINES, Iowa- Iowa State's Ksenia Pronina and Ana Gasparovic advanced to the finals of their respective brackets as Iowa State continued action at the Drake Fall Invitational Saturday.

In flight “A” singles, Pronina defeated Northern Colorado’s Stephanie Catlin, 6-3, 7-5, before taking down Drake’s Maddie Johnson, 6-3, 7-6. The junior advances to face Drake’s Nell Boyd in the championship on Sunday.

Gasparovic continued her strong play, reaching the final round of flight “B” singles following a win over North Dakota’s Faith Lee, 6-1, 6-3, and Northern Iowa’s Krissy Lankelma, 6-4, 7-5. Gasparovic will take on Mariel Ante of Drake, who defeated Iowa State's Meghan Cassens 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals.

In doubles, Cassens and Gasparovic fell to Northern Iowa’s pair of Jordyn Kearney and Krissy Lankelma, 8-5, in semifinals play. Caroline Andersen and Pronina also fell in semifinals with a score of 8-4 to the Drake duo of Nell Boyd and Jordan Eggleston.

The tournament will continue Sunday with final rounds in both singles and doubles.

Singles
Flight “A” 
Ksenia Pronina (ISU) def. Stephanie Catlin (UNC), 6-3, 7-5
Ksenia Pronina (ISU) def. Maddie Johnson (DU), 6-3, 7-6
Flight “B” 
Ana Gasparovic (ISU) def. Faith Lee (UND), 6-1, 6-3
Meghan Cassens (ISU) def. Katherine Nelsen (CU), 6-3, 6-3
Ana Gasparovic (ISU) def. Krissy Lankelma (UNI), 6-4, 7-5
Mariel Ante (DU) def. Meghan Cassens (ISU), 6-1, 6-2
Flight “C” Consolation
Jordyn Kearney (UNI) def. Caroline Andersen (ISU), ret.

Doubles
Flight “A”
Nell Boyd/Jordan Eggleston (DU) def. Caroline Andersen/Ksenia Pronina (ISU), 8-4
Flight “B”
Meghan Cassens/Ana Gasparovic (ISU) def. Karlin Naslund/Liz Vermillion (CU), 8-2
Jordyn Kearney/Krissy Lankelma (UNI) def. Meghan Cassens/Ana Gasparovic (ISU), 8-5

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