NEW YORK—Columbia claimed four Columbia Invitational Women’s Tennis titles—first-year Paulina Ferrari (Bronx Draw) and sophomore Renee Ren (Manhattan Draw) won singles titles, while first-year Christie Wan/senior Adi Milstein (Doubles 2 Final) and junior Andrea Kevakian/sophomore Renee Ren (Doubles 3 Final) claimed doubles titles—on Sunday morning as the five competing teams completed the season-opening invite at Dick Savitt Tennis Center.
Complete results from Friday, Saturday and Sunday and final draws are posted at this link. Women’s tennis players from five teams competed at the three-day invitational including host Columbia, Boston U, Maryland, Hofstra and St. John’s.
In singles titles, Columbia’s Ferrari won the Bronx Final with a 1-6, 7-6 win over senior Adi Milstein, Ren registered a 6-2, 6-4 win over St. John’s Delia Arranz in the Manhattan Final. In doubles, Wan and Milstein claimed a 6-2 Doubles 2 title win over St. John’s Collins and Stanicz, while Ren and Kevakian defeated Boston U’s Flaxa and O’Fagen 6-3 in the Doubles 3 Final.
Eight Columbia individuals or doubles teams (five singles players and three doubles teams) advanced to the finals in the draws.
Complete Columbia results are below.
Next up, Columbia travels to Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania to compete in the Cissie Leary Invitational, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 22-24.
COLUMBIA SUNDAY RESULTS
Ashley Zhu (Penn) defeated Sarah Hu 6-1, 6-3 (Queens Final)
Emily Kim (Boston U) defeated Andrea Kevakian 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 (Staten Island Final)
Renee Ren defeated Delia Arranz (St. John’s) 6-2, 6-4 (Manhattan Final)
Stretton (Maryland) defeated Christie Wan 6-3, 4-6, 10-7
Sullivan/Stretton (Maryland) defeated Ferrari/Kerr 7-5 (Doubles 1 Final)
Wan/Milstein defeated Collins/Stanicz (St. John’s) 6-2 (Doubles 2 Final)
Kevakian/Ren defeated Flaxa/O’Fagen (Boston U) 6-3 (Doubles 3 Final)
COLUMBIA SATURDAY RESULTS
Jessica Livianu (St. John’s) defeated Jennifer Kerr 7-5, 6-1
Sarah Hu defeated Remi Ramos (Boston U) 6-3, retired/injury
Ashley Zhu (Penn) defeated Ali Pollack 7-5, 6-1
Andrea Kevakian defeated Lily Burchell (Boston U) 7-5, 7-5
Emily Kim (Boston U) defeated Sarah Rahman 6-1, 6-3
Adi Milstein defeated Maija Curnic (Penn) 7-5, 6-4
Paulina Ferrari defeated Katya Martens (Boston U) 6-2, 6-2
Renee Ren defeated Nina Marjanovic (St. John’s) 6-4, 6-1
Christie Wan defeated Sullivan (Maryland) 2-6, 6-4, 10-4
Ferrari/Kerr defeated Vaidya/Zhu (Penn), no score available
Wan/Milstein defeated Arranz/Solis (St. John’s) 6-2
Collins/Stanicz (St. John’s) defeated Pollack/Hu 6-3
Kevakian/Ren defeated Burchell/Martens (Boston U) 7-5
Ferrari/Kerr defeated Ruffini/Stork (Hofstra) 6-0
COLUMBIA FRIDAY RESULTS
Jennifer Kerr defeated Millie Stretton (Maryland) 7-5, 6-1.
Marta Kowalska (Penn) defeated Christie Wan 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.
Sarah Hu defeated Jimena Rodriguez-Benito (Penn) 6-2, 6-4.
Ali Pollack defeated Michal Kaplan (Hofstra) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3.
Sarah Rahman defeated Zofia Stanisz (St. John’s) 6-1, 7-5.
Andrea Kevakian defeated Ajeandra Ruffini (Hofstra) 6-3, 6-1.
Adi Milstein defeated Jasmine King (Hofstra) 6-0, 3-6, 6-2.
Paulina Ferrari defeated Jaide Collins (St. John’s) 7-5, 6-3.
Renee Ren defeated Lily O’Fagen (Boston U) 6-4, 6-4.
Kerr/Ferrari defeated Herndon/King (Hofstra) no score listed.
Wan/Milstein defeated Ramos/Kim (Boston U.) 6-1.
Pollack/Hu defeated Ruffini/Stork (Hofstra) 6-0.
Kevakian/Ren earned a bye
Rahman/Hess (Penn) lost to Majanovic/Preotescu (St. John’s)