No. 10 WashU Falls to No. 8 Chicago at Home

No. 10 WashU Falls to No. 8 Chicago at Home

St. Louis, Mo., April 16, 2017 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team suffered an 8-1 loss to No. 8 University of Chicago in a non-conference match Sunday at the Tao Tennis Center in St. Louis. 

Senior Rebecca Ho picked up the lone victory for WashU, a 6-3, 6-4 win over No. 20 Ariana Iranpour at No. 1 singles.

Chicago won its fifth-straight match to improve to 14-3, while WashU dropped to 10-8. The Maroons are 3-0 this season against the Bears.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Antohi, Marjorie/Kim, Rachel (UCW) def. #3 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 8-5
2. Chen, Tiffany/Rudin, Alyssa (UCW) def. Grace Deering/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 8-5
3. Iranpour, Ariana/Warren, Courtney (UCW) def. Mindy Borovsky/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 8-3

Singles:
1. #4 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. #20 Iranpour, Ariana (UCW) 6-3, 6-4
2. #11 Antohi, Marjorie (UCW) def. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 7-6 (7-4), 1-6, 10-5
3. Kim, Rachel (UCW) def. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) 6-4, 6-4
4. #31 Chen, Tiffany (UCW) def. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 5-7, 6-3, 10-7
5. #31 Navarro, Estefania (UCW) def. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
6. Rudin, Alyssa (UCW) def. Kate Lee (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-1
 

Notes:
• WashU is 7-8 against nationally-ranked teams this season.
• Ho has won eight-straight singles matches and is 25-2.
• Ho is five victories shy of tying the all-time WashU record for wins in a career. 

Up Next: WashU hosts Principia College Tuesday, April 18, at 4:30 p.m. in the final regular seaosn match.