Garijo Garrido, Hernandez reach singles quarters at ITA
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Garijo Garrido, Hernandez reach singles quarters at ITA
Ainhoa Garijo Garrido recorded two singles and one doubles win Friday at the ITA Southeast Regionals. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez each posted two singles wins and Garijo Garrido and Marianela Landi reached the semifinals in doubles for Cumberland women’s tennis Friday at the ITA Southeast Regionals in Georgetown, Ky.

Rain forced the final matches of the day indoors but singles quarterfinals and semifinals as well as doubles semifinals will take place Saturday, all indoors in Nicholasville, Ky.

Garijo Garrido collected a pair of 6-1, 6-1, victories, defeating Georgetown College’s Amanda Moore and Campbellsville University’s Bolor Enkhbayar.

The junior advances to the quarterfinals to face Campbellsville’s Brenda Aguilar. With a victory she would take on either Union College’s Ljiljana Pajcin or Hernandez in the semifinals. Garijo Garrido lost in the finals of this tournament in singles last year.

Hernandez registered a 6-1, 6-0, win over Martin Methodist’s Siria Dibe and recorded a 6-2, 6-0, triumph against Georgetown’s Lauren Fazenbaker. The freshman plays Ljiljana in the quarterfinals Saturday.

Landi posted a 7-6, 7-6, win versus Brescia University’s Hannah Joy Simms but lost 6-1, 6-0, to Lindsey Wilson’s Lina Sachica in the Round of 16.

Garijo Garrido and Landi defeated Georgetown’s Fazenbaker and Katie Swanson, 8-4, in the quarterfinals. The CU duo faces Jaclyn Jewell and Luka Lyttle in the semifinals Saturday.