Women's Tennis Falls to Princeton, 5-2

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.

Results:

Doubles

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

Singles

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