WOMEN’S TENNIS: Doubles Sweep for Georgia at Windward Tournament

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WOMEN’S TENNIS: Doubles Sweep for Georgia at Windward Tournament

Mia King and Hannah King
(Photo by John Kelley)
[su_spacer size=”20″] A day after sweeping singles play at the Windward Tournament, Georgia’s women’s tennis squad took all three doubles matches against players from Princeton.

The strong performance in doubles carried over into a strong singles effort in which the Bulldogs won four of six matches against players from Michigan and Princeton.

“Solid day for us here today,” said Associate Head Coach Drake Bernstein. “We played great doubles this morning, getting three wins against teams from Princeton. We’ve seen some great combinations this week and are excited about the options that we have moving forward.”

On a day that featured all new doubles pairs from a day ago, the nation’s No. 16 pairing of Silvia Garcia and Kennedy Shaffer were reunited and won 6-4 over Amanda Muliawan and Nicole Kalhorn. The sophomore duo of Hannah King and Mariana Gould also won 6-4 over Dorothy Tang and Katrine Steffenson. Laura Patterson and Caroline Brinson scored the most decisive victory with a 6-1 contest against Amber Park and Emily Hahn.

In the lone ranked contest of the day in singles, Garcia, No. 58, fell to No. 19 Ronit Yurovsky in three sets. After King fell in two sets, the Bulldogs responded by winning the next four singles matches.

Georgia will be back in action on Sunday morning to wrap up the Windward Tournament. For all the latest on Georgia women’s tennis, follow the team on Twitter (@UGAWomensTennis) or check in to georgiadogs.com.


#19 Ronit Yurovsky (Michigan) def. #58 Silvia Garcia 6-3, 2-6, 6-1
Brienne Minor (Michigan)  def. #55 Hannah King 6-3, 7-5
#37 Kennedy Shaffer def. Mira Ruder-Hook (Michigan) 6-3, 6-2
Laura Patterson def. Kara Hall (Michigan) 6-4, 6-0
#72 Caroline Brinson def. Nicole Kalhorn (Princeton) 6-3, 6-3
#88 Mariana Gould def. Emily Hahn (Princeton) 6-3, 6-2

#16 Silvia Garcia/Kennedy Shaffer def. Amanda Muliawan/Nicole Kalhorn (Princeton) 6-4
Hannah King/Mariana Gould def. Dorothy Tang/Katrine Steffenson (Princeton) 6-4
Caroline Brinson/Laura Patterson def. Amber Park/Emily Hahn (Princeton) 6-1
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