STARKVILLE, Miss. - This weekend, Ekaterina Iakovleva and Olesya Tsigvintseva will represent Mississippi State in Los Angeles, Calif., as they participate in the Jack Kramer Club Invite.
Iakovleva and Tsigvintseva are both coming off of solid weekends at the ITA Southern Region Championships in Birmingham.
The rookie Iakovleva reached the main draw singles quarterfinals during her run in the ITA Regionals, beating #75 nationally ranked Caroline Rhode-Moe of Ole Miss before falling to top-seeded and #27 nationally ranked Mary Anne Macfarlane of Alabama.
Tsigvintseva also had a solid weekend of play, going 2-2 in singles.
The two Lady Bulldogs will begin play at the Jack Kramer this Friday, and play will continue through Sunday.