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Yale Wraps Up Syracuse Road Trip

Mimi Levine and Caroline Amos. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Mimi Levine and Caroline Amos. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Yale women's tennis team fell to a strong Syracuse team (6-1) 6-0 on Sunday afternoon. 

Samantha Martinelli was on the wrong end of a tight 3 setter, losing 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 to the Orange's No 1. Miranda Ramirez. Valerie Shklover, who has settled into the No. 2 spot for the Bulldogs, also played a great match, losing the first set in a close tiebreak 7-5. Captain Sunday Swett also engaged in two close sets, but was unable to come away with the victory. 

Martinelli and Shklover put up a fight against Ramirez & Gabriela Knutson, the No. 13 doubles team in the country, taking an early lead 1-0 before dropping the set 6-3. Amy Yang & Elizabeth Zordani lost their doubles match 6-4.

The Bulldogs will look to get back on track next week at the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic in Montgomery, Ala. Full results are available below. 

FULL MATCH RESULTS – Syracuse 6, Yale 0
1. Ramirez (S) def. Martinelli (Y) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
2. Golubovskaya (S) def. Shklover (Y) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
3. Shkudun (S) def. Yang (Y) 6-3, 6-2
4. Mesh (S) def. Zordani (Y) 6-0, 6-4
5. Mitchell (S) def. Swett (Y) 6-2, 7-5


1. Knutson/Ramirez (S) d. Martinelli/Shklover (Y) 6-3
2. Shkudun/Golubovskaya (S) def. Zordani/Yang (Y) 6-4