Lynch Seals Match Point; Dhingra Picks up Two Victories
SAN DIEGO – The Yale women's tennis team kicked off the spring tour with a 4-3 victory against San Diego State. After losing the doubles point, Yale won four singles contests to take the match.
At No. 4 singles, junior Elizabeth Zordani cruised to a 6-1, 6-3 victory against Mia Smith, putting Yale level with San Diego at 1-1. Dhingra then won her second match of the day with her 6-2, 6-2 victory against Marina Colvee on court 6. Junior Valerie Shklover contributed Yale's third straight point after defeating Paola Diaz 6-2, 7-6(8).
San Diego answered with two victories on courts 1 and 2 to tie the match 3-3. Coming back from a first-set loss, senior Caroline Lynch prevailed 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 against Berta Acero to clinch the match point.
Full results from the day's play may be found below.
Yale will next compete against Loyola Marymount on Wednesday, Mar. 15 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time.
Report by Alice Yang '19, Yale Sports Publicity
No. 1 -- Jana Buth (San Diego) d. Carol Finke (Yale) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
No. 2 -- Kennedy Davis (San Diego) d. Amy Yang (Yale) 7-5, 7-5
No. 3 -- Valerie Shklover (Yale) d. Paola Diaz (San Diego) 6-2, 7-6(8)
No. 4 -- Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) d. Mia Smith (San Diego) 6-1, 6-3
No. 5 -- Caroline Lynch (Yale) d. Berta Acero (San Diego) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
No. 6 -- Opala Dhingra (Yale) d. Marina Colvee (San Diego) 6-2, 6-2