PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In the first action of the 2013-14 season, the Brown women's tennis team faced off against players from Binghamton, Boston College, Boston University, Buffalo, Providence College, Rutgers and UMass as the Bears hosted the Brown Invitational over the weekend.
The Bears were led by freshman Dayna Lord (Bloomfield, Conn.), who went 3-0 in singles matches to claim the Red Flight. Additionally, she teamed up with sophomore Hannah Camhi (Woodbury, N.Y.) as the duo went 3-1 in doubles matches before falling in the finals of the Bear Flight. Camhi went 2-1 in singles matches before falling to Lexi Borr of Boston College in the finals of the Brown Flight.
Junior Sarah Kandath (Gansevoort, N.Y.) was 2-1 in singles matches and claimed third place in the Gold Flight, while sophomore Ammu Mandalap (Princeton Junction, N.J.) and freshman Mariska Chamdani (Santa Clara, Calif.) both picked up singles victories in their respective flights.
The Bears return to action on Oct. 4-6 when they take part in the Yale Invitational in New Haven, Conn.
COMPLETE BROWN RESULTS
Red Singles Flight
Quarterfinals – Dayna Lord (B) def. Podius (Buffalo) 6-2, 6-3; Niki Uberoi def. Malik (UMass) 4-6, 6-2, 10-2
Semifinals – Dayna Lord (B) def. Li (Rutgers) 6-2, 6-2; Vasilyev (BC) def. Uberoi 6-3, 6-2
Finals – Dayna Lord (B) def. Vasilyev (BC) 6-1, 6-4
Brown Singles Flight
Quarterfinals – Hannah Camhi (B) def. Bokhari (UMass) 6-2, 6-2
Semifinals – Hannah Camhi (B) def. Wacnik (BC) 6-3, 6-5 (2)
Finals – Borr (BC) def. Hannah Camhi (B) 6-3, 6-4
Gold Singles Flight
Quarterfinals – Sarah Kandath (B) def. Kayati (Rutgers) 6-5 (5), 6-5 (4); Mariska Chamdani def. Motyl (UMass) 3-6, 6-4, 10-4
Semifinals – Rodriguez def. Sarah Kandath (B) 3-6, 6-5 (5), 11-9; Safron (BC) def. Mariska Chamdani (B) 6-1, 6-2
Green Singles Flight
Quarterfinals – Ammu Mandalap (B) def. Prinos (PC) 4-6, 6-2, 10-5
Semifinals – Sweeting (BC) def. Ammu Mandalap (B) 2-6, 6-3, 10-4
Blue Singles Flight
Quarterfinals – Coco Hsu (B) Glasper (UMass) 4-6, 4-1 ret (inj)
Semifinals – DiMuro (Binghamton) def. Hsu 5-6 (3), 6-4, 11-9 *against Traynor (B)
Bear Doubles Flight
First Round – Camhi/Lord (B) def. Leib/Lin (BU) 8-1; Shaw/Podias (Buffalo) def. Uberoi/Chamdani
(B) 8-4; Li/Cunningham (Rutgers) def. Kandath/Mandalap (B) 8-5
Quarterfinals – Camhi/Lord (B) def. Safron/Ren (BC) 8-4
Semifinals – Vasilyev/Salonen (BC) def. Camhi/Lord (B) 8-2
Finals – Wacnik/Borr (BC) def. Camhi/Lord (B) 8-4
Eagles Doubles Flight
Quarterfinals – Candonoza/Kotok (Buffalo) def. Traynor/Hsu (B) 8-4