NEW YORK - The Columbia women's tennis team will be in
action this weekend at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as part of
the USTA Women's College Invitational in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
The USTA BJK NTC Women's College Invitational represents the
third tournament of the fall season for Columbia. The Lions hosted the Columbia
Invitational Sept. 14-16, winning two singles and two doubles flights at the
event. Nicole Bartnik, currently competing in the Riviera/ITA All-American
Championships, and Kanika Vaidya each won their singles flight, while the
doubles teams of Bianca Sanon and Tiana Takenaga, as well as Katarina Kovacevic
and Vaidya won their respective flights.
The next weekend, Vaidya went on to capture the singles A
flight title at the Cissie Leary Invitational at Penn.
Action begins Saturday at the National Tennis Center and
continues through Monday.