SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Santa Clara women's tennis won its first WCC match of the season on Friday, defeating Pacific by a score of 5-1.
Santa Clara (6-7, 1-2 WCC) won the doubles point for the second straight match. The Broncos defeated Pacific (5-8, 0-3 WCC) on courts one and two to claim the point. Senior Nabila Farah and freshman Caitlyn Frankel picked up a 6-2 win on court two to get things started for SCU. Senior Daniella Silva and sophomore Madison Clarke won their sixth straight doubles match on court one by a score of 6-3 to clinch the doubles point.
Clarke earned a 6-0, 6-2 win on court one over Maayan Sela. Clarke improved her dual match play record to 10-1 on the year and has now won nine of her last 10 matches. Farah defeated Anna Ramos Vinolas by a score of 6-2, 6-3 on court three. Silva earned a 7-6, 7-6 win over Anneroos Nederstigt on court two. Junior Zeina El Tawil defeated Cristina Buruaga on court four by a score of 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 for her second consecutive win and to clinch the victory for the Broncos.
The Broncos face St. Mary's (CA) on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Degheri Tennis Center. s
SCU 5, PAC 1
March 31, 2017 | Degheri Tennis Center (Santa Clara, Calif.)
(1) Clarke/Silva (SCU) def. Sela/Buruaga (PAC) – 6-3
(2) Farah/Frankel (SCU) def. Nederstigt/Rodriguez (PAC) – 6-2
(3) El Tawil/Ong (SCU) vs. Asami/Vinolas (PAC) – 3-4, unfinished
SCU wins doubles point.
Order of finish: 2, 1*
(1) Madison Clarke (SCU) def. Maayan Sela (PAC) – 6-0, 6-2
(2) Daniella Silva (SCU) vs. Anneroos Nederstigt (PAC) - 7-6, 7-6
(3) Nabila Farah (SCU) def. Anna Ramos Vionals (PAC) – 6-2, 6-3
(4) Zeina El Tawil (SCU) def. Cristina Buruaga (PAC) – 6-1,
(5) Caitlyn Frankel (SCU) vs. Sabrina Rodriguez (PAC)
(6) Giannina Ong (SCU) vs. Yuki Asami (PAC) - 6-4, 6-7 unfinished
Order of finish: 1, 3, 5, 4, 2
* - clinched victory