Doubles Team Takes Title at William & Mary Invitational
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The Virginia women’s tennis team wrapped up play Sunday at the William & Mary Invitational, its first tournament of the season. On the final day of play, the team of Jennifer Stevens (Miami, Fla.) and Hana Tomljanovic (Boca Raton, Fla.) won the A Flight Doubles title.
Stevens and Tomljanovic defeated Deanna Bailey and Michaela Kissel of Marshall 8-4 in the final. Also in Flight A doubles, the team of Lindsey Hardenbergh (Fairfax Station, Va.) and Erin Vierra (Norwell, Mass.) won the back draw with an 8-5 win over Hamza and Lauten of Virginia Tech.
In singles Flight A, Hardenbergh won the backdraw with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over her teammate, Stevens. Vierra also won in the backdraw, topping No. 107 Ragini Acharya of William & Mary. In Flight B, Tomljanovic won the third place match, defeating Helen Cunningham of Richmond 6-0, 6-1.
The Cavaliers return home next weekend to host the UVa Fall Invitational at the Snyder Tennis Center. The event runs Friday-Sunday and is Virginia’s only home tournament during the fall.