NCAA Womens Tennis

Tennis Sweeps Seton Hall – Rutgers University Athletics

Tennis Sweeps Seton Hall - Rutgers University Athletics


NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. โ€” The Rutgers women’s tennis team (4-2, 0-0 B1G) swept in-state opponent Seton Hall (2-2), 7-0, on Saturday evening at Murray Hill Tennis & Fitness in New Providence, N.J.
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Eight different Scarlet Knights took the court in the dual. The duos of Tara Chilton and Yana Gurevich, Naomi Karki and Arina Valitova, and Jackeline Lopez and Chloe Brown, picked up wins in doubles play. In singles competitions, Chilton, Gurevich, Lopez, Valitova, Mai Nguyen, and Daira Cardenasย all secured victories to secure the sweep.
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Doubles
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RU got the evening started by picking up three wins in doubles competitions to take a 1-0 lead in the dual.
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Chilton and Gurevich cruised to their third-straight doubles win on court No. 1, downing the Pirates’ first duo, 6-1.
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Karki and Valitova then continued their hot start to the dual season, picking up a 6-2 win to clinch the doubles point. The pair is now a team-best 4-0 in competitions together this spring.
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To round out doubles play, Lopez and Brown recorded a 6-4 win over Seton Hall on court No. 3.
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Singles
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Rutgers took all six singles courts en route to its 7-0 win. Each of the victories came in straight sets.
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Chilton added her fourth victory of the spring in the first lineup spot, downing the Pirates’ Anastasia Sereda, 6-1, 6-1.
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Lopez then snapped a two-match losing skid to bring RU’s point total to three. The junior won her competition over Niamh Campbell on court No. 3, 6-2, 6-2.
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Nguyen provided the clincher on the fourth court, defeating her opponent, 6-3, 6-1.
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Gurevich, Cardenas, and Valitova rounded out the match with three additional victories to seal the sweep.
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Results
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Doubles

  1. Tara Chilton/Yana Gurevich (RU) def. Arabella Moen/Hili Kronzon (SHU) 6-1
  2. Naomi Karki/Arina Valitova (RU) def. Niamh Campbell/Imogen Brooker (SHU) 6-2
  3. Jackeline Lopez/Chloe Brown (RU) def. Anastasia Sereda/Aili Hietala (SHU) 6-4

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Order of finish: 1, 2, 3
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Singles

  1. Tara Chilton (RU) def. Anastasia Sereda (SHU) 6-1, 6-1
  2. Yana Gurevich (RU) def. Imogen Brooker (SHU) 7-6(4), 6-1
  3. Jackeline Lopez (RU) def. Niamh Campbell (SHU) 6-2, 6-2
  4. Mai Nguyen (RU) def. Arabella Moen (SHU) 6-3, 6-1
  5. Arina Valitova (RU) def. Hili Kronzon (SHU) 6-0, 7-5
  6. Daira Cardenas (RU) def. Aili Hietala (SHU) 6-1, 6-1 ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย 

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