No. 10 WashU Women’s Tennis Advances to UAA Semifinals

No. 10 WashU Women’s Tennis Advances to UAA Semifinals

Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 20, 2017 – The No. third-seeded and 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team earned a 7-2 victory over No. 6 seed and No. 19-ranked Brandeis University in the quarterfinals of the 2017 University Athletic Association Association (UAA) Women's Tennis Championship Thursday in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

WashU improved to 12-8, 1-0 in the UAA with the win, while Brandeis had its six-match win streak snapped and fell to 14-4, 0-1 in the conference.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #3 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. Sabrina R Neergaard/Olivia Leavitt (BRWTEN) 9-7
2. Lisa Chionis/Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Sophia He/Haley Cohen (BRWTEN) 8-3
3. Sanjna Tripathy/Mindy Borovsky (WASHUW) def. Keren Khromchenko/Michele Lehat (BRWTEN) 9-8 (7-2)

Singles:
1. #4 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Sabrina R Neergaard (BRWTEN) 6-3, 4-6, 10-4
2. Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Haley Cohen (BRWTEN) 6-3, 6-1
3. Keren Khromchenko (BRWTEN) def. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-3
4. Olivia Leavitt (BRWTEN) def. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2
5. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Sophia He (BRWTEN) 6-3, 6-4
6. Kate Lee (WASHUW) def. Michele Lehat (BRWTEN) 6-2, 3-6, 10-2 

Notes:
• WashU is 8-8 against nationally ranked teams this season.
• The Bears swept doubles for the sixth time.
• WashU is in the semifinals for the seventh-straight year.
• Ho has won 10-straight singles matches and is 27-2 this season.
• Ho increased her win total to 182, two shy of breaking the all-time WashU mark.
• Deering is one-win shy of 100 for her career.
• Griffith is three victories shy of joining the 100-win club.
• The Bears have recorded 12 or more wins in 10-straight seasons.

Up Next: WashU takes on second-seeded and No. 9-ranked University of Chicago in the UAA Semifinals Friday at 2 p.m. (ET). Chicago has defeated WashU three times this season.