No. 57 Women’s Tennis Defeats URI, Providence and Bryant

No. 57 Women’s Tennis Defeats URI, Providence and Bryant

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The No. 57 Brown women's tennis team defeated URI (4-1), Providence College (4-1) and Bryant (5-0) on Saturday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

The day started out for Brown against URI, winning 4-1. Sophomore Alyza Benotto (Los Angeles, Calif.) started the match of with 6-1, 6-3 wins in first singles. Sophomore Maddie Stearns (Short Hills, N.J.) followed in second singles, winning 6-4, 6-3. In third singles, senior Ammu Mandalap (Princeton Junction, N.J.) was victorious 7-6, 6-1 and Nandu Mandalap (Princeton Junction, N.J.) closed out the singles points in the fourth spot, 6-1, 6-3. The Rams earned their lone point at the end of the match with an 8-6 win in doubles.

Against Providence a 4-1 win, junior Dayna Lord (Bloomfield, Conn.) started singles play off with a 6-1, 7-5 victory. Senior Hannah Camhi (Woodbury, N.Y.) (6-1, 6-0) and freshman Katie Ta (Mission Viejo, Calif.) (6-0, 6-3) followed in second and third singles, respectively. A duo of Stearns and A. Mandalap captured the doubles point 8-2.

To close out the day's action, against Bryant, a 5-0 Brown triumph, Benotto earned her second first singles victory, 6-1, 6-1. Camhi was victorious in second singles, 6-3, 7-6 while Ta (6-1, 6-3) and senior Olivia Hsu (Santa Rosa, Calif.) (6-2, 6-2) won third and fourth singles, respectively. A. Mandalap and N. Manalap ended the match and day with an 8-4 victory in doubles.

The Bears will next host Stony Brook at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Saturday, Feb. 27 for an 11:00 a.m. match.  

 

Brown 4 - 1 URI
Singles
1. Benotto (Brown) def. Holden (URI) 6-1 6-3
2. Stearns (Brown) def. Sadovnikova (URI) 6-4 6-3
3. A. Mandalap (Brown) def. Haber (URI) 7-6 6-2
4. N. Mandalap (Brown) def. Rucks (URI) 6-1 6-3

Doubles
1. Peacock/Holden (URI) def. Chamdani/Hsu (Brown) 8-6

Brown 4 - 1 Providence College
Singles
1. Lord (Brown) def. Prinos (PC) 6-1 7-5
2. Camhi (Brown) def. Deluca (PC) 6-1 6-0
3. Ta (Brown) def. Cyterski (PC) 6-0 6-3
4. Burgess (PC) def. Traynor (Brown) 6-4 6-2

Doubles
1. Stearns/A. Mandalap (Brown) def. Pitocco/Zangari (PC) 8-2

Brown 5 - 0 Bryant
Singles
1. Benotto (Brown) def. R. Brown (Bryant) 6-1 6-1
2. Camhi (Brown) def. Luiggi (Bryant) 6-3 7-6
3. Ta (Brown) def. Campfield (Bryant) 6-1 6-3
4. Hsu (Brown) def. Arroyo (Bryant) 6-2 6-2

Doubles
1. A. Mandalap/N. Mandalap (Brown) def. Bouillin/Hadzi Tanovic (Bryant) 8-4