NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The UConn women’s tennis team had four players in singles and a pair of doubles teams qualify for the ITA Northeast Regional Championship last weekend at Yale University, the most players in program history to appear at the invitation only tournament.
Seeded in the main singles draw, junior Srna Stosljevic (Novi Sad, Serbia) got a bye in first round. She would go on to win her opening match, beating Nastya Polyakova from St. John’s in the second round, winning 6-2 and 6-2. On Sunday, Stosljevic faced Lexi Borr from Boston College, falling 6-3 and 6-4.
Sophomore Emma Alderman (Hingham, Mass.) played in the first round of the main draw, falling to Yale’s R Li, 3-6, 6-3 and 6-2.
In the doubles main draw, Stosljevic and senior Maxene Weinberg (Marietta, Ga.) lost in the opening round to Bryant’s Marion Boullin and Ryan Brown, 8-4. Alderman and freshman Zaina Zaki (West Chester, Pa.) lost to St. John’s Anna Morozova and Zofia Stanisz, 8-2 in the opening round.
In the qualifying draw, Weinberg lost to Carol Benito of UMass, 6-1, 6-1 and Zaina Zaki fell to Caroline Lynch of Yale, 6-3, 6-3.
The Huskies are done with their 2014 fall schedule. The 2015 spring slate will get underway on February 7th and 8th when they travel to West Point, N.Y. to take on Stony Brook and Army in dual match play.
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