Women's Tennis Sweeps Georgetown
Third Victory in a Row Over Cross-town Rival
Oct. 12, 2003
WASHINGTON, DC - The George Washington University's women's tennis team won every match to beat Georgetown, 7-0, on Friday, October 10. Five players for GW picked up singles and doubles victories including senior Nazli Gencsoy (Istanbul, Turkey/Lycee de Galatasaray), who won at number one singles and doubles.
Gencsoy beat the sister of teammate Estee Bartell (Rancho Santa Fe, CA/Torrey Pines) at number one singles, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6, and teamed with junior Natasha Bode (Paradise Valley, AZ/Xavier Prep) to win at number one doubles. Bode added a singles victory in the number three slot, 6-2, 6-1. Senior Lindy First (San Diego, CA/La Jolla) continued her stellar fall season with a victory at number two singles and teamed with Bartell, who was victorious at number five singles, to win at number two doubles. Junior Sevla Gonca (Ankara, Turkey/Bilkent) and freshman Anne Watkins (Naples, FL/Community School of Naples) tallied the other singles victories and Gonca teamed with freshman Mara Frisch (Tucson, AZ/Catalina Foothills) to win at number three doubles.
The Colonials will continue their fall season when they compete at the Old Dominion Tournament starting on Friday, October 17.
1. Nazli Gencsoy (GW) def. Lydia Bartell (G) 6-4,5-7,7-6
2. Lindy First (GW) def. Jordan Botjer (G) 6-4,6-4
3. Natasha Bode (GW) def. Lara Madonia (G) 6-2, 6-1
4. Sevla Gonca (GW) def. Sana Malouf (G) 6-1, 6-2
5. Estee Bartell (GW) def. Kristen Dew (G) 5-7, 6-3, 7-6
6. Anne Watkins (GW) def. Eileen Boyle (G) 6-0,6-3
1. Gencsoy/Bode (GW) def. Botjer/Dew (G) 8-4
2. First/Bartell (GW) def. Bartell/Madonia (G) 8-4
3. Gonca/ Mara Frisch (GW) def. Boyle/Nora Gardner (G) 8-3
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