Women's Tennis Advances Three to Singles Flight Finals at USTA
Lindsay Graff, Amanda Muliawan and Katherine Flanigan advanced to their flight finals at the USTA Women's College Invitational at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York Sunday.
The trio will play their final matches Monday, all against players from Columbia. Graff, the No. 1 seed in the "A" draw, will face Kanika Vaidya, while Muliawan will take on the "B" draw's top seed Bianca Sanon and the top two seeds in the "C" draw, Flanigan and Crystal Leung, will meet in that final.
Graff and Muliawan also won two matches in the top doubles flight Sunday to advance to the flight finals Monday against Madeleine Hamilton and Amber Li of Yale. The Princeton pair fought off six straight match points to defeat the Columbia pair of Bianca Sanon and Tiana Takenaga 9-7.
Princeton's results from Sunday are below. More information on the tournament is available here.
Lindsay Graff (Prin) def. Nevena Selekovic (St. John's), 6-7(5), 6-2, (10-2)
Amanda Muliawan (Prin) def. Sanne Louwers (LIU), 6-1, 6-3
Katherine Flanigan (Prin) def. Amber Li (Yale), 6-0, 6-1
Katie Goepel (Prin) def. Sara Kohtz (Binghamton), 7-6(4), 6-1
Sarah Kandath (Brown) def. Emily Hahn (Prin), 6-2, 6-4
Mariam Zein (Rutgers) def. Monica Chow (Prin), 7-5, 7-5
Courtney Malinchak (Cornell) def. Joan Cannon (Prin), 6-3, 6-3
No. 1 doubles
Lindsay Graff-Amanda Muliawan (Prin) def. Anika Novacek-Amy Simidian (Fordham), 8-0
Graff-Muliawan (Prin) def. Bianca Sanon-Tiana Takenaga (Columbia), 9-7
No. 2 doubles
Lauren Stratman-Kanika Vaidya (Columbia) def. Katherine Flanigan-Katie Goepel (Prin), 8-5
No. 3 doubles
Sarah Kandath-Laura Wiley (Brown) def. Monica Chow-Emily Hahn (Prin), 8-4
Chow-Hahn (Prin) def. Crystal Leung-Amy Li (Columbia), 8-5