Women's Tennis

 
Tennis Sweeps Providence In Opening Dual Match Of The Year

Sonia Bokhari paced UMass with a No. 1 singles win and a No. 2 doubles win against Providence.


Sonia Bokhari paced UMass with a No. 1 singles win and a No. 2 doubles win against Providence.

Sept. 29, 2013

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AMHERST, Mass. - A fast start thanks to a three-match sweep in doubles play led to a 7-0 win for the UMass tennis team over Providence on Saturday afternoon at the Mullins Center Tennis Courts. As part of a 20-year celebration in honor of head coach Judy Dixon, the Minutewomen not only swept the doubles matches, but all six singles matches as well en route to their first dual match win of the season.

Yuliana Motyl and Aarzoo Malik won at No. 1 doubles, while Sonia Bokhari and Anna Woosley and Chanel Glasper and Jessica Podlofsky won at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles respectively.

In singles play, five of the six matches were won in straight sets. Bokhari led off the afternoon at No. 1 singles with a piar of 6-2 set wins. Malik won at No. 2 singles, while Motyl won at No. 3 singles in three sets. Podlofsky, Woosley, and Glasper won at four, five, and six singles respectively.

For Woosley, the match marked her first collegiate action.

UMass will return to action on Wednesday, Oct. 9 when the Minutewomen host Connecticut at the Mullins Center Tennis Courts. The match is set for a 1:30 PM start.

UMass 7
Providence 0

Doubles:
1. Motyl-Malik (UM) def. Bernardez-Zangari (PC) 8-4
2. Bokhari-Woosley (UM) def. Prinos-DeLuca (PC) 8-3
3. Glasper-Podlofsky (UM) def. Ramirez-Corder (PC) 8-3

Singles:
1. Bokhari (UM) def. Bernardez (PC) 6-2 6-2
2. Malik (UM) def. Prinos (PC) 6-4 6-4
3. Motyl (UM) def. DeLuca (PC) 5-6 6-2 (11-9)
4. Podlofsky (UM) def. Ramirez (PC) 6-3 6-3
5. Woosley (UM) def. Zangari (PC) 6-5 6-2
6. Glasper (UM) def. Corder (PC) 6-3 6-5

 

 

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