WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – On day two of the 22nd Annual Tribe Invitational at William & Mary, the University of Pennsylvania women’s tennis team, saw it most success in doubles play.
The Quakers faced host William & Mary in their first doubles matches with victories by duo Sonya Latycheva and Luba Vazhenina and Alexandra Ion and Lina Qostal. Both pairs won their matches, 8-4.
Penn would face Marshall later in the day doubles, with Sol Eskenazi and Kana Daniel winning their match, 8-3, while junior Latycheva and sophomore Vazhenina winning again, 8-3.
In singles play, Penn faced a mixed matchup of Virginia Commonwealth and Virginia. In three sets, senior Eskenazi defeated Virginia’s Skylar Morton 3-6, 6-0, 12-10 and the freshman Qostal won in three sets after two tie-breaks 6-7 (5), 7-6 (8), 11-9.
The Quakers will continue play on Sunday in the final day of the invitational. To see the schedule, please click here.
W&M vs. Penn/Indiana
L. Nemchinov/O. Thaler (W&M) def. S. Eskenazi/K. Daniel (Penn) – 8-7 (7)
S. Latycheva/L. Vazhenina (Penn) def. M. Groener/M. Roy (W&M) – 8-4
A. Ion/L. Qostal (Penn) def. J. Casselbury/C. Wuenscher (W&M) – 8-4
S. Baron/A. Kauss (Indiana) def. J. Lee (W&M)/N. Berkman (Penn) – 8-0
Penn vs. Marshall
S. Eskenazi/K. Daniel (Penn) def. K. Broomfield/R. Morales (Marshall) – 8-3
S. Latycheva/L. Vazhenina (Penn) def. D. Turhan/M. Bogicevic (Marshall) - 8-3
A. Pomyatinskaya/M. Silver (Marshall) def. A. Ion/N. Berkman (Penn) – 8-4
VCU/Virginia vs. Penn/Wake Forest
Sol Eskenazi (Penn) def. Skylar Morton (UVA) – 3-6, 6-0, 12-10
Maci Epstein (UVA) def. Kana Daniel (Penn) – 3-6, 6-2, 10-4
Salome Kvitashvili (VCU) def. Luba Vazhenina (Penn) – 6-4, 6-1
Olga Barscheheuskaya (VCU) def. Alexandra Ion (Penn) – 6-2, 6-0
Lina Qostal (Penn) def. Ludivine Burguiere (VCU) – 6-7 (5), 7-6 (8), 11-9
Darya Berezhnaya (VCU) def. Nicole Berkman (Penn) – 6-3, 6-4
Ana Batiri (VCU) def. Kristina Centenari (WF) – 7-6 (9), 6-4