Columbia Sweeps Singles, Doubles Titles at USTA/ITA Women's Regional
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass -- Columbia was the class of the 2013 United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional Championships, capturing both the singles and doubles titles in all-Lion finals.
No. 95 Kanika Vaidya earned the singles title by defeating her own doubles teammate, No. 104 Bianca Sanon, by scores of 7-6, 7-6. Later in the day, the Sanon-Vaidya duo would reconnect to battle it out in for the main doubles draw title with teammates Tina Jiang and Crystal Leung, but this time it was Jiang and Leung who came out on top, 8-7 (5).
With the victories, Vaidya, Jiang and Leung earned automatic
berths into the 2013 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate
Championships, which run Nov. 7-10 at the USTA Billie Jean King
National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.