Three Bears in Singles Finals at 2011 USTA Women’s Collegiate Invitational; Aboubakare and Nikita Uberoi Claim “D” Doubles Title

FLUSHING, NY – The Brown women's tennis team had three players in the finals of their respective singles flights, including freshman Nikita Uberoi (Boca Raton, FL), who won the "G" singles flight, while the doubles team of Uberoi and senior Carissa Aboubakare (Orange, CA) claimed the "D" Doubles Title. For the weekend, Uberoi was a perfect 8-0, going 4-0 in both singles and doubles.

In addition to Uberoi, sophomore Jessica Harrow (La Crescenta, CA) was a finalist in the "B" singles flight, while freshman Laura Wiley (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) was a finalist in the "E" singles flight. Senior Julie Flanzer (Highland Park, IL) also had a strong weekend, going 2-1 in singles and 2-1 in doubles, while picking up her 100th career combined victory. With 103 combined wins, Flanzer moved into Brown's all-time top 10 and currently sits in ninth all-time for career combined wins.

"A" Singles
Round of 16 –
Tanvi Shah (Buffalo) def. (3) Misia Krasowski (Brown) 1-6, 6-4, 11-9
Consolation Quarterfinals –
Rachel Saiontz (Princeton) def. (3) Misia Krasowski (Brown) 2-6, 6-4, 10-7
Consolation –
(3) Misia Krasowski (Brown) def. Monica Yajima (Fairfield) 6-0, 6-0

"B" Singles
Round of 16 –
(2) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Marrija Dzakovic (Charleston Southern) 6-2, 6-1; Jessica Harrow (Brown) def. Katherin Medanik (Binghamton) 6-3, 6-0
Quarterfinals –
Bianca Sanon (Columbia) def. (2) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) 6-4, 6-1; Jessica Harrow (Brown) def. Ksenia Bardabush (Northern Texas) 6-2, 6-1
Semifinals –
Jessica Harrow (Brown) def. Elmine Botes (Fairleigh Dickinson) 6-1, 6-2
Finals –
Bianca Sanon (Columbia) def. Jessica Harrow (Brown) 6-2, 6-1
Consolation –
(2) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Monica Chow (Princeton) 6-3, 6-3

"D" Singles
Round of 16 –
(3) Sarah Kandath (Brown) def. Lauren Frazier (Cornell) 7-6 (3), 6-3
Quarterfinals –
(3) Sarah Kandath (Brown) def. Kira Golenko (Buffalo) 6-2, 7-5
Semifinals –
(1) Annie Sullivan (Yale) def. (3) Sarah Kandath (Brown) 6-2, 6-3

"E" Singles
Round of 16 –
(1) Ariel Caldwell (Brown) def. Sarah Dalton (Boston College) 7-5, 6-4; Laura Wiley (Brown) def. Irina Dementyeva (Fairleigh Dickinson) 6-2, 6-3
Quarterfinals –
(1) Ariel Caldwell (Brown) def. Carol Kobel (Liberty) 7-6 (4), 4-6, 10-7; Laura Wiley (Brown) def. (2) Della Taylor (Army) 6-3, 7-6 (5)
Semifinals –
(4) Ioana Alecsiu (Columbia) def. (1) Ariel Caldwell (Brown) 6-1, 6-2; Laura Wiley (Brown) def. (3) Janet Liu (Dartmouth) 6-3, 7-5
Finals –
(4) Ioana Alecsiu (Columbia) def. Laura Wiley (Brown) 6-1, 6-1 

"F" Singles
Round of 16 –
Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Alex Lehman (Harvard) 2-6, 7-5, 10-3
Quarterfinals –
Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. (4) Natalie Allen (Army) 1-6, 7-6 (4), 10-8
Semifinals –
Barbara Vykydalova (Northern Texas) def. Julie Flanzer (Brown) 8-6

"G" Singles
Round of 16 –
Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. (1) Chelsea Davis (Columbia) 6-4, 6-2
Quarterfinals –
Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. Angelica Sidemeko (Charleston Southern) 6-4, 6-2
Semifinals –
Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. Katarina Kovacevic (Columbia) 7-5, 6-3
Finals –
Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. Nadia Lee (Northern Texas) 6-1, 7-6 (2) 

"H" Singles
Round of 16 –
Sara Guzick (Yale) def. Carissa Aboubakare (Brown) 8-6

"I" Singles
Quarterfinals –
Nimita Uberoi (Brown) def. Shelley Carpeni (Dartmouth) 7-6 (9), 7-6 (5)
Semifinals –
Missy Edelblum (Binghamton) def. Nimita Uberoi (Brown) 7-5, 6-2
Consolation –
Alyssa Gleason (Army) def. Nimita Uberoi (Brown) 6-2, 6-3

"A" Doubles
Round of 16 –
Kelleher/Khmylev (Boston College) def. (2) Harrow/Krasowski (Brown) 8-4
Consolation Quarterfinals –
(2) Harrow/Krasowski (Brown) def. Richard/Yang (Liberty) 8-4
Consolation Semifinals –
(3) Holzberg/Petrini (Rutgers) def. (2) Harrow/Krasowski (Brown) 8-2

"B" Doubles
Round of 16 –
Jania/Lehman (Harvard) def. (2) Caldwell/Herzberg (Brown) 8-2
Consolation Quarterfinals –
(2) Caldwell/Herzberg (Brown) def. Kilarski/Martinez (Seton Hall) 8-2
Consolation Semifinals –
Kent/Seideman (Yale) def. (2) Caldwell/Herzberg (Brown) 8-5

"C" Doubles
Round of 16 –
Morina/Pranti (Fairleigh Dickinson) def. (1) Kandath/Wiley (Brown) 9-7
Consolation Quarterfinals –
Gridley/Li (Harvard) def. (1) Kandath/Wiley (Brown) 8-1
Consolation –
(1) Kandath/Wiley (Brown) def. Adams/Austin (St. Johns) 8-2

"D" Doubles
Round of 16 –
(2) Aboubakare/Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. Allen/Stein (Army) 8-5; (4) Das/Nour (Charleston Southern) def. Flanzer/Nimita Uberoi (Brown) 8-2
Quarterfinals –
(2) Aboubakare/Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. Ernhardt/Radde (Fairfield) 8-1
Semifinals –
(2) Aboubakare/Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. (3) Dementyeva/Leme (Fairleigh Dickinson) 8-5
Finals –
(2) Aboubakare/Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. (1) Golenko/Markovic (Buffalo) w/o
Consolation Quarterfinals –
Flanzer/Nimita Uberoi (Brown) def. Thompson/Varnyan (LIU) 8-6
Consolation Semifinals –
Flanzer/Nimita Uberoi (Brown) def. Gleason/Saavedra (Army) 8-2

Pictured: Jessica Harrow '14. Photo by DSPics.net.