Huskies Sweep Vikings, Face Cougars Friday
SEATTLE – Washington women's tennis set up a showdown with rival Washington State on Friday by not looking past Portland State on Thursday. The Huskies improved to 6-0 on the year with a 7-0 sweep of the Vikings, losing just one set on the day.
Vanessa Wong and Sarah-Maude Fortin both improved to 6-0 in singles with the first two singles wins for the Huskies. 74th-ranked Wong won the No. 1 match, 6-1, 6-0, over Lotti Meszaros. Fortin, the freshman from Montreal, moved up to the No. 2 spot for the first time and defeated Capucine Sanoner, 6-0, 6-1.
Junior Zoey Weil had clinching honors today with a 6-2, 6-0 win at the No. 4 match against Emily Rees. Then junior Sedona Gallagher wrapped up a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 3 against Makota Ohara.
The last two matches were at five and six. At No. 5, freshman Yolanda Lin fought back from a first set loss with a 6-1 second set win and then a 10-3 win in the third set tiebreak. Fellow freshman Tara Chilton then finished off her win at No. 6, turning back PSU's Gerda Upenience in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3.
The Huskies controlled the doubles point with wins on all three courts. Wong and Fortin teamed up for a 6-3 win over Sanoner/Ohara at No. 1. Weil and Chilton clinched with a 6-2 win at No. 3 over Ramirez/Upeniece. Then at the No. 2 spot, Gallagher and Lin won 6-3 over Meszaros/Rees.
Washington will now take on rival Washington State tomorrow in another 12 noon dual at the Nordstrom.
Washington Women's Tennis
February 18, 2021
Nordstrom Tennis Center | Seattle, Wash.
Washington – 7
Portland State – 0
1. (#74) Vanessa Wong (UW) def. Lotti Meszaros (PSU), 6-1, 6-0
2. Sarah-Maude Fortin (UW) def. Capucine Sanoner (PSU), 6-0, 6-1
3. Sedona Gallagher (UW) def. Makoto Ohara (PSU), 6-1, 6-2
4. Zoey Weil (UW) def. Emily Rees (PSU), 6-2, 6-0
5. Yolanda Lin (UW) def. Ashley Ramirez (PSU), 1-6, 6-1, (10-3)
6. Tara Chilton (UW) def. Gerda Upeniece (PSU), 7-5, 6-3
Order of finish: 1, 2, 4, 3, 5, 6
1. Wong/Fortin (UW) def. Sanoner/Ohara (PSU), 6-3
2. Gallagher/Lin (UW) def. Meszaros/Rees (PSU), 6-3
3. Weil/Chilton (UW) def. Ramirez/Upeniece (PSU), 6-2
Order of finish: 1, 3, 2