Bulldogs Dominate in Doubles
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale women's tennis team was narrowly defeated by Dartmouth 4-3 on Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Despite the loss, the Bulldogs won three of the four matches in doubles.
At No. 1 doubles, senior captain Tina Jiang and junior Elizabeth Zordani overcame Taylor Ng and Kristina Mathis 7-6(2). On court 3, senior Caroline Lynch and sophomore Amy Yang defeated Jacqueline Crawford and Allison McCann 6-2. Finally, junior Sunday Swett and freshman Opala Dhingra won at No. 4 doubles against Lexxi Kiven and Allison Chuang.
Jiang and Zordani were two-time winners, as each of them went on to claim singles victories. Playing in the No. 4 spot, Jiang held off a potential comeback and defeated Julia Shroeder 6-2, 4-6, 4-4(4). Zordani comfortably won against Racquel Lyn 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5 singles.
Full results from the day's play may be found below.
Yale will next travel to Cambridge to compete against Harvard on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Report by Alice Yang '19, Yale Sports Publicity
No. 1 -- Taylor Ng Dartmouth) d. Carol Finke (Yale) 6-3, 7-6(5)
No. 2 -- Jacqueline Crawford (Dartmouth) d. Amy Yang (Yale) 6-2, 6-2
No. 3 -- Kristina Mathis (Dartmouth) d. Valerie Shklover (Yale) d. 6-3, 7-6(10)
No. 4 -- Tina Jiang (Yale) d. Julia Schroeder(Dartmouth) d. 6-2, 4-6, 4-4(4)
No. 5 -- Elizabeth Zordani (Yale) d. Racquel Lyn (Dartmouth) 6-3, 6-2
No. 6 -- Allison McCann (Dartmouth) d. Caroline Lynch (Yale) 6-4, 6-0
No. 7 -- Chuyang Guan (Dartmouth) d. Opala Dhingra (Yale) 6-3, 7-5