Sophomore Vaszilisza Bulgakova
Sept. 29, 2013
HILTON HEAD, S.C. (SMU) – Sophomore Vaszilisza Bulgakova defeated Nami Otsuka in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0 in the qualifying round. With the win, Bulgakova improves to 3-1 overall and faces Mia Horvit in the round of 32.
“Lisa was unstoppable today,” assistant coach Jeff Hammond said.
Dishkova fell to Madison Bourguignon in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3 and falls to 1-2 overall with the loss. Anderson won the first set of her young career but fell to Khristina Blajkevitch, 6-1, 6-7 (4), 6-2. She drops to 0-2 on the season.
“We have to realize the importance of having excellent habits when it comes to the little things,” Hammond said. “This group is dedicated to getting better and I know we will.”
This weekend SMU split its team between the Colorado Invitational (Sept. 27-29) and the USTA Women’s 10K Tournament. On day two of the Tournament (Monday, Sept. 30), Bulgakova competes in her round of 32 singles match.