NCAA Womens Tennis

Women’s Tennis Wins Match Over No.73 Rutgers

Women's Tennis Wins Match Over No.73 Rutgers

Box Score

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State women’s tennis team defeated No. 73 Rutgers is a close match 4-3.


The Nittany Lions dropped the doubles point to put Rutgers up, 1-0. 

Olivia Dorner and Karly Friedland fell in their doubles match, 6-1, to Yana Gurevich and Mai Nguyen. 

Yvonne Zuffova and Sofiya Chekhlystova rallied in their match to tie the Scarlet Knights in doubles match win. They defeated Tara Chilton and Minchae Kim, 6-3. 

On court 3, Jordina Cegarra and Alina Lebedeva ultimately lost their match, 6-4, versus Amira Badawi and Naomi Karki. 


The Blue and White won four singles matches to clinch the victory over No. 73 Rutgers. 

Sofiya Chekhlystova easily defeated Yana Gurevich, 6-2, 6-1. 

Karly Friedland declared victory over Minchae Kim, 6-0, 6-1. 

Jordina Cegarra fought hard in her second set to win her match, 6-1, 7-5, over Jackeline Lopez. 

Olivia Dorner clinched the match for the Nittany Lions by defeating Amira Badawi, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4.


The Nittany Lions will continue Big Ten play on Sunday against Maryland at noon. An egg hunt will take place to allow fans a chance to win prizes. 



Penn State 4, No. 73 Rutgers 3


Doubles Results:

  1. Yana Gurevich / Mai Nguyen (RUTGERS) def. Olivia Dorner / Karly Friedland (PSU) 6-1
  2. Yvonne Zuffova / Sofiya Chekhlystova (PSU) def. Tara Chilton / Minchae Kim (RUTGERS) 6-3
  3. Amira Badawi / Naomi Karki (RUTGERS) def. Jordina Cegarra / Alina Lebedeva (PSU) 6-4

Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3


Singles Results:


  1. Sofiya Chekhlystova (PSU) def. Yana Gurevich (RUTGERS) 6-2, 6-1
  2. Olivia Dorner (PSU) def. Amira Badawi (RUTGERS) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
  3. Mai Nguyen (RUTGERS) def. Yvonne Zuffova (PSU) 6-2, 7-6
  4. Jordina Cegarra (PSU) def. Jackeline Lopez (RUTGERS) 6-1, 7-5
  5. Karly Friedland (PSU) def. Minchae Kim (RUTGERS) 6-0, 6-1
  6. Naomi Karki (RUTGERS) def. Alina Lebedeva (PSU) 6-3, 7-5

Order of Finish: 1, 5, 4, 6, 3, 2


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