W-Tennis: No. 10 Marta Lesniak Reaches Semifinals At National Indoor Championships

Go smu! Marta Lesniak
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Marta Lesniak
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Nov. 4, 2011

FLUSHING, N.Y. (SMU) --- No. 10 Marta Lesniak advanced to the semifinals of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Collegiate Championships on Friday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. She defeated No. 5 Lauren Embree 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the round of 16 and then No. 17 Mallory Burdette 6-3, 6-1 in the quarterfinal. Lesniak advances to face No. 4 Denise Dy of Washington in the semifinal on Saturday. Lesniak is 100-18 (.847), which ranks fourth in career wins and second in career winning percentage.

Singles Main Draw
1st Rnd (32) - No. 10 Marta Lesniak (SMU) def. Sabrina Santamaria (USC) 7-6(1), 6-0
2nd Rnd (16) - No. 10 Marta Lesniak (SMU) def. No. 5 Lauren Embree (Florida) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
QF - No. 10 Marta Lesniak (SMU) def. No. 17 Mallory Burdette (Stanford) 6-3, 6-1

SMU Career Singles Wins
1. 119 Jennifer Santrock (1986-89)
2. 112 Stephanie Fess (1981-84)
3. 101 Jean-Marie Sterling (1985-88)
4. 100 Marta Lesniak (2008-present)