March 14, 2009

Bears Dominate St. John's and Albany in Pair of Wins

March 14, 2009

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team (12-2) stretched its winning streak to eight matches with a pair of wins on Saturday afternoon at the Pizzitola Center Courts. Highlighting the day was the Bears' doubles results, as Brown won all six doubles matches, dropping just 16 totals games in the six matches. Brown took care of the Red Storm, 6-1, in the morning, before cruising to a 7-0 win over Albany in the afternoon. 11 different players contributed to the wins today, with 10 different Bears playing at least one singles match.

Brown 6, St. John's 1
Doubles
#1 B. Aboubakare/Cassandra Herzberg (B) def. Aleksova/Zwirbulis (SJ) 8-3
#2 Carissa Aboubakare/Mansur (B) def. Austin/Yonkus (SJ) 8-3
#3 Emily Ellis/Kathrin Sorokko (B) def. Liantonio/Gasuinaite (SJ) 8-2
Singles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare (B) def. Ira Aleksova (SJ) 6-2, 6-0
#2 Sara Mansur (B) def. Gabi Gasuinaite (SJ) 6-0, 6-2
#3 Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Ece Firat (SJ) 6-1, 6-2
#4 Julie Flanzer (B) def. Ksenia Mikhaylova (SJ) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)
#5 Catherine Stewart (B) def. Joanna Zwirbulis (SJ) 6-3, 6-2
#6 Jenny Yonkus (SJ) def. Brett Finkelstein (B) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8)

Brown 7, Albany 0
Doubles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare/Herzberg (B) def. Ma/Mackey (A) 8-1
#2 C. Aboubakare/Sara Mansur (B) def. Smith/Tatler (A) 8-4
#3 Ellis/Kathrin Sorokko (B) def. Brooks/Weltman (A) 8-3
Singles
#1 Cassandra Herzberg (B) def. Susan Ma (A) 6-0, 6-0
#2 Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Kim Weltman (A) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
#3 Julie Flanzer (B) def. Charlotte Tatler (A) 6-4, 7-6 (2)
#4 Carissa Aboubakare (B) def. Holly Smith (A) 6-1, 6-1
#5 Emily Ellis (B) def. Laine Mackey (A) 6-4, 7-6 (4)
#6 Alexa Baggio (B) def. Aubrey Brooks (A) 6-4, 6-7 (5), 1-0 (10-7)