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Tennis Team Beats Wellesley

By Seetha Ramnath
team member

The women's tennis team improved it's record to 5-0 by dominating Wellesley College on Tuesday, dropping only two sets. This year's team consists of several returning varsity players, as well as talented freshmen. Leading the team were Frederica Turner '95 and Captain Valerie Tan '94, the top two singles players on the team. Each routed her Wellesley opponent, with Turner taking a 6-3, 6-3 win and Tan cruising to a 6-3, 6-0 victory.

In the third singles match, Carol Matsuzaki '95 encountered some difficulty. After losing the first set, she battled back, taking the second set 7-6 (7-5) and the third set 6-2. Fourth singles player Sarah Kringer '97 showed patience and persistence, defeating her counterpart 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. In the fifth singles match, Seetha Ramnath '96 easily won 6-2, 6-1.

In the first doubles match, Hana Ohkawa '94 and Janet Chen '94 dropped only four games in a 6-2, 6-2 win. Similarly, second doubles team Nicole Mitchell '94 and Miranda Fan '95 won in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.

Coach Candy Royer and Tan were very pleased with the team's performance. "We've all been working extremely hard," Tan said, "and it's nice to see that work paying off."