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No. 39 Yale Defeats Red Storm In Non-Conference Action, 7-0
 
 

Freshman Amber Washington forced the 79th ranked singles player in the country to three sets in the loss to Yale.
 
Freshman Amber Washington forced the 79th ranked singles player in the country to three sets in the loss to Yale.
 

March 9, 2013

 

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Despite strong performances from freshman Amber Washington and senior Nevena Selakovic at the No. 1 and 2 slots, The St. John’s women’s tennis team but could not top No. 39 Yale as the Bulldogs prevailed, 7-0, in the first of two weekend matches in Connecticut.

Selakovic’s 6-4, 7-6 loss to Yale’s Madeline Hamilton snapped a four-match winning streak, all victories coming at the first singles slots. Washington forced Elizabeth Epstein, the No. 73 ranked singles player in the country, to three sets before falling, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.   

The Red Storm will next take the short trip to Storrs, Conn for a Sunday afternoon match against BIG EAST foe Connecticut at 1 p.m.

To stay up to date with everything St. John’s tennis this season, be sure to track the squad on Twitter by following @STJ_tennis and by “liking” the new St. John’s Women’s Tennis page on Facebook.


No. 39 Yale 7, St. John’s 0

Singles competition

1. Madeline Hamilton (Yale) def. Nevena Selakovic (STJ) 6-4, 7-6(2)

2. Elizabeth Epstein (Yale) def. Amber Washington (STJ) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2


 

 

3. Hanna Yu (Yale) def. Diamond Adams (STJ) 6-4, 6-1

4. Annie Sullivan (Yale) def. Yanita Arnaudova (STJ) 6-1, 6-2

5. Amber Li (Yale) def. Ksenia Mikhaylova (STJ) 6-2, 6-2

6. Courtney Amos (Yale) def. Gvantsa Robakidze (STJ) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Sullivan/Epstein (Yale) def. Nevena Selakovic and Diamond Adams (STJ) 8-2

2. Hamilton/A. Li (Yale) def. Amber Washington and Yanita Arnaudova (STJ) 8-4

3. Guzick/Yu (Yale) def. Gvantsa Robakidze and Ksenia Mikhaylova (STJ) 8-2

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