NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Dartmouth women’s tennis opened the three-day Bulldog Invitational on Friday against host Yale. The Big Green won two doubles matches and six of their nine singles matches.
Senior Kristina Mathis and sophomore Racquel Lyn took down Samantha Martinelli and Mimi Levine, 7-5, while freshman Jasmine Abidi and sophomore Chuyang Guan had a 6-4 defeat of Opala Dhingra and Sonal Shristava.
Dartmouth fared well in singles. Freshman Abigail Chiu had a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Amy Yang, and Lyn had to go to three sets in order to defeat Valerie Shklover, walking away with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 win. Freshman Maddie Hwang had a 6-1, 6-4 victory over her opponent, while sophomore Allison McCann, Guan and Abidi all swiftly won their matches.
The Big Green will return to the court at 10 a.m. on Saturday to face Harvard.
Mathis/Lyn (Dartmouth) def. Martinelli/Levine (Yale), 7-5
Shklover/Zordani (Yale) def. Chiu/Schroeder (Dartmouth), 7-6(5)
Swett/Yang (Yale) def. Hwang/McCann (Dartmouth), 6-2
Abidi/Guan (Dartmouth) def. Dhingra/Shristava (Yale), 6-4
Martinelli (Yale) def. Mathis (Dartmouth), 6-1, 6-7, 7-6
Levine (Yale) def. Schroeder (Dartmouth), 0-6, 7-6, 6-4
Chiu (Dartmouth) def. Yang (Yale), 6-3, 7-5
Lyn (Dartmouth) def. Shklover (Yale), 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
Hwang (Dartmouth) def. Zordani (Yale), 6-1, 6-4
McCann (Dartmouth) def. Dhingra (Yale), 6-4, 6-2
Guan (Dartmouth) def. Swett (Yale), 6-3, 6-0
Abidi (Dartmouth) def. Shristava (Yale), 6-7, 6-3, 6-3
McCalla (BC) def. Mukerji (Dartmouth), 6-0, 6-2