Women’s Tennis Hosts LIU for Saturday Match

Women’s Tennis Hosts LIU for Saturday Match

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PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania women’s tennis team is set to open the second month of 2023 with a noon matchup against Long Island University at the Hecht Tennis Center on Saturday, February 4.

Penn (3-0, 0-0 Ivy League) vs. LIU (2-0 0-0 NEC)
February 4, 2023 | 12 p.m. | Hecht Tennis Center | Philadelphia, Pa.

Penn and LIU meet for the first time in the history of the two programs.

Penn capped January with a 4-3 win over Delaware on Tuesday at home. The Blue Hens opened the duel by taking the doubles point with a doubles win at No. 1 and 2. The teams battle it out in singles matches. Maya Urata and Eileen Wang gave Penn a 3-2 lead with straight-set wins apiece. After a Delaware singles victory at No. 6, Sabine Rutlauka won the tiebreaker in the second set to clinch Penn’s double win.

LIU opened their season with a pair of wins over the past five days. The Sharks’ season started with a 6-1 win at Siena and on Wednesday they beat Hofstra, 7-0. In the game against Siena, the Sharks got all six match points in singles. LIU won all six singles matches against Hofstra, including winning the final singles match in a third-set tiebreaker.


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