September 21, 2017

Sanford in Action at Oracle ITA Masters


Sept. 21, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Anna Sanford, a senior on the Ohio State women’s tennis team, competed at the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, Calif.

On the first day of competition, Sanford, ranked 33rd and the No. 14 seed, defeated No. 97 Claudia Herrero Garcia of Nevada, 6-2, 6-1, in the first round of the 32-player singles draw.

In round two, Sanford fell to No. 3 seed and No. 54-ranked Samantha Harris of Duke, 6-4, 7-5. 

Sanford paired with Minnesota’s Matic Spec in the mixed doubles tournament. The tandem posted a 6-4 win over Marianna Petrei of Idaho and Tim Handel of Northern Arizona in the first round. In the Round of 16, Sanford and Spec fell in a tiebreaker, 7-6 (2), to Duke’s Harris and Johannes Schretter of Baylor.

Oracle ITA Masters
Sept. 21-22, 2017
Malibu, Calif.


Round of 32
No. 33 Anna Sanford (Ohio State) def. No. 97 Claudia Harrero Garcia, 6-2, 6-1
Round of 16
Samantha Harris (Duke) def. No. 33 Anna Sanford (Ohio State), 6-4, 7-5

Mixed Doubles
Round of 32
Anna Sanford (Ohio State)/Matic Spec (Minnesota) def. Marianna Petrei (Idaho)/Tim Handle (NAU), 6-4
Round of 16
Samantha Harris (Duke)/Johannes Schretter (BU) def. Anna Sanford (Ohio State)/Matic Spec (Minnesota) , 7-6 (2)