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Bianca Sanon (far left), Tiana Takenaga (second from left) were presented plaques and a bracket by the host Army contingent after the finals Tuesday.
Courtesy: USMA

Women’s Tennis Falters in Finals at ITA Northeast Regional Championships

Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics
          Release: 10/23/2012
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WEST POINT, N.Y. - The Columbia women's tennis team had its exceptional run at the ITA Northeast Regional Championships come to a disappointing end, as the Lions fell in both the singles and doubles finals Tuesday.

In the singles finals, two first-year collegiate players in Columbia's Kanika Vaidya andPrinceton's Amanda Muliawan went head-to-head for the title. The match remained close throughout, but it was Muliawan that was able to come away with the 6-4, 6-4 victory.

Columbia's Bianca Sanon and Tiana Takenaga also played valiantly Tuesday, but Penn's Sol Eskenazi and Sonya Latyecheva secured an 8-6 win in the doubles finals.

With their wins, Muliawan, as well as Eskenazi and Latyecheva, will advance on to the USAT/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships that Columbia will be hosting at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Nov. 8-11.

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