Women's Tennis Open Spring with Victory over King

Women's Tennis Open Spring with Victory over King

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 5, King's College 4

Records: Emerson Lions (2-3) ; John Caroll (1-2)

Location: Kissimmee, Fla.

Date: Sunday, March 4, 2018 

The Lead: The Emerson Lions Women's Tennis team won their first match in Florida, beating the Lady Monarchs of King's College 5-4. 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The teams split the singles matches 3-3, with the Lions pulling out a 2-1 victory in doubles matches.
  • Alisha Parikh won her singles match 6-0, 6-1 over Julia Keppel.
  • Cheukling Cheng won her singles match 7-6, 6-0 over Natalie Coffee.
  • Cassia Bruns won her singles match over Matina Gale, 6-4, 6-1.
  • In the doubles matches, Alisha Parikh and Rachel Scalera defeated Emily Fernandez and Julia Keppel 9-7.
  • Cassia Burns and Mackenzie Swaney won the deciding doubles match 8-4 over Martina Gale and Diana Rodriguez.