PRINCETON, N.J. - Playing in its first Ivy League game of the season, the University of Pennsylvania fell to Princeton on the road, 5-2. The Quakers remain winless against the Tigers since 2008.
The day got off to a tough start when Princeton earned the doubles point, taking two of the three matches. Kana Daniel and Sonya Latycheva were victorious however, beating their opponents 7-5 while competing against half of the No. 77 pair in the country. Ria Vaidya and Marta Kowalska very nearly gave the Quakers the point, but fell 7-6 (1).
In the singles matches, Penn was able to pick up two points, but were unable to make up the ground they needed to win and fell 5-2.
Ria Vaidya and Lina Qostal both battled to narrow wins. Vaidya won a three-set match playing in the third position for Penn. She won the first set 6-2 and then took the tie breaker 10-6. Qostal won in straight sets, but won both 7-5.
Latycheva/Daniel def. Muliawan/Tang - 7-5 Penn
Hahn/Steffensen def. Vaidya/Kowalska - 7-6 (1) Princeton
Joyce/Kalhorn def. Vazhenina/Qostal - 6-2 Princeton
Muliawan def. Daniel - 6-0, 6-3 Princeton
Steffensen def. Latycheva - 6-2, 6-4 Princeton
Vaidya def. Krems - 6-2, 5-7, 10-6 Penn
Qostal def. Joyce - 7-5, 7-5 Penn
Kalhorn def. Kowalska - 6-3, 6-4 Princeton
Tang def. Singh - 6-1, 6-1 Princeton