Ly-Nguyen, Kumhom Advance to Sunday’s Flight Finals
PULLMAN, Wash. – Senior Savanna Ly-Nguyen and sophomore Fifa Kumhom both advanced to their respective championship final matches during Saturday's play at the 2021 Cougar Classic at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.
Ly-Nguyen posted a pair of straight-set victories Saturday to reach the Crimson flight final. In her first match, Ly-Nguyen cruised past Idaho's Ines Oliveira, 6-1, 6-2, before posting a semifinal win over Montana's Olivia Oosterbaan by identical scores. The Cougar senior will next face Seattle's Elena Kraleva in Sunday's final.
Kumhom also had little difficulty in her two matches, surrendering a total of six games Saturday. In her first match, she defeated Montana's Maria Goheen 6-1, 6-2, followed by a 6-2, 6-1 win over Boise State's Ana Conde Vendrell in the semifinal. In Sunday's Gray flight final, Kumhom will face Boise State's Bhakti Shah.
Sunday's play begins at 8 a.m. with the final round of doubles followed by singles final matches starting at 9 a.m. All matches will be at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.