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Maroon Women’s Tennis Cruises Past Centre 9-0 at ITA Indoor Nationals

Annika Pandey
Annika Pandey

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago women's tennis team bounced back on day two of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III National Team Indoor Championship with a 9-0 sweep of host Centre College on Saturday.

The No. 8-ranked Maroons improved to 7-1 while the Colonels fell to 2-6. In the eight-team bracket, UChicago is the No. 5 seed while Centre entered as the No. 8 seed.

Doubles was a rapid affair with the Maroons only surrendering three games combined in three matches. Singles ended up similarly one-sided. In the six matches, UChicago won 72 of the 80 games played.

First-year Claudia Ng and sophomore Annika Pandey each tallied 6-0, 6-0 shutouts at No. 2 and No. 6 singles, respectively. Pandey and junior Catherine Xu also picked up an 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles. Multiple winners on the day included Ng, Pandey, Xu, sophomore Lauren Park and first-year Perene Wang.

UChicago 9, Centre 0

1. Lauren Park (UC) def. Katherine Sherman (CEN) 6-2, 6-1
2. Claudia Ng (UC) def. Caroline Stallings (CEN) 6-0, 6-0
3. Catherine Xu (UC) def. Lainey Hill (CEN) 6-1, 6-0
4. Nicole Semenov (UC) def. Ella Rueff (CEN) 6-2, 6-1
5. Perene Wang (UC) def. Caroline Lancaster (CEN) 6-0, 6-1
6. Annika Pandey (UC) def. Grace Headley (CEN) 6-0, 6-0
1. Perene Wang/Claudia Ng (UC) def. Caroline Stallings/Lainey Hill (CEN) 8-1
2. Eugenia Lee/Lauren Park (UC) def. Katherine Sherman/Caroline Lancaster (CEN) 8-2
3. Catherine Xu/Annika Pandey (UC) def. Grace Headley/Ella Rueff (CEN) 8-0


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