Herzberg Falls in ITA Regional Singles Final

NEW HAVEN, CT - Sophomore Cassandra Herzberg (Miami Beach, FL), who combined with junior Binaca Aboubakare (Orange, CA) to win the ITA Regional Doubles title, advanced to the singles final, before falling to Holly Cao of Harvard. Herzberg won five-straight matches along the way to finish with 10 combined wins at the tournament.

Seeded ninth, Herzberg earned wins over three ranked opponents, including a semi-final victory over fifth-seeded Hilary Bartlett of Princeton, whom she defeated, 6-1, 7-5.

Results (Seeds in parenthesis)
Singles
Round of 128 - (9) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) - Bye.
Round of 64 - (9) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Ali Campitiello (UConn) 6-1, 6-0. Round of 32 - (9) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Blakely Ashley (Princeton) 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-3.
Round of 16 - (9) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. (17) Sophie Chang (Harvard) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Quarterfinals - (9) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. (12) Stephanie Kent (Yale) 6-4, 6-1.
Semifinals - (9) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. (5) Hilary Bartlett (Princeton) 6-1, 7-5.
Finals - (2) Holly Cao (Harvard) def. (9) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) 6-2, 6-2.