Women's Tennis

 
Tennis Upsets Richmond 4-1 In A-10 Quarterfinal Match

Sonia Bokhari inked a No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles victory in the A-10 quarterfinal match on Friday afternoon.

Sonia Bokhari inked a No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles victory in the A-10 quarterfinal match on Friday afternoon.

April 25, 2014

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MASON, Ohio - No. 5 UMass pulled the first upset of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Women's Tennis Championship, defeating fourth-seeded Richmond 4-1 Friday afternoon at Queen City Racquet Club. The first two of Friday's quarterfinals were moved indoors following rainy weather in the area.

UMass won the doubles point following wins at No. 3 doubles by Yuliana Motyl and Anna Woosley and No. 1 doubles by Sonia Bokhari and Chanel Glasper, 8-4, 8-6, respectively.

The Minutewomen took a 2-0 lead when Bokhari defeated Brittany Boys, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles. Richmond cut into the lead with a win at No. 4 singles by Melissa Kandinata, who beat Arielle Griffin, 6-3, 6-2. But UMass wins from Woosley and Aarzoo Malik at No. 5 and No. 3 singles, respectively, clinched the quarterfinal victory.

UMass (13-8) will face top-seeded VCU Saturday in the Atlantic 10 Tournament Semifinals at 10 a.m. at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. Richmond wrapped up its 2013-14 season at 9-13 overall.


Doubles
Bokhari/Glasper (UM) def. Abadias/Kandinatta (UR), 8-6
Boys/Salas (UR) vs. Malik/Griffin (UM), 7-7 DNF
Motyl/Woosley (UM) def. Sims/Denny Lamachia (UR, 8-4
Order of finish: #3, #1


Singles
Anna Abadias Morales (UR) vs. Yuliana Motyl (UM), 2-6, 4-3 DNF
Sonia Bokhari (UM) def. Brittany Boys (UR) 6-1, 6-1
Aarzoo Malik (UM) def. Elizabeth Sims (UR) 6-1, 6-2
Melissa Kandinata (UR) def. Arielle Griffin (UM), 6-3, 6-2
Anna Woosley (UM) def. Katya Salas (UR), 6-2, 6-0
Kelsey Williams (UR) vs. Podlofski (UM), 6-1, 4-2 DNF
Order of finish: #2, #4, #5, #3

 

 

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