Shkundina Claims Wins in Doubles and Singles In Day Two of Akron Invite
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AKRON, Ohio – Olga Shkundina recorded one singles and one doubles win on Saturday in the second day of the Akron Invitational at LaTuchie Tennis Center. Cornell, Ohio State and West Virginia are participating in the round-robin, non-team scored event that runs through Sunday.
Shkundina teamed with Ksenia Berestetska in doubles to top West Virginia's Hailey Barrett and Ikttesh Chahal 8-5 and then defeated Alex D'Ascenzo from Cornell 6-5 (6), 6-1 in singles.
Also in doubles against West Virginia, UA's Caroline Harpaintner and Madison Cohen gave up an 8-4 decision to Kaja Mrgole and Oana Manole.
Berestetska, Cohen, Harpaintner and Marta Briega had straight-set singles losses to Cornell players, while Karolina Maksimava lost her first set before withdrawing due to injury versus CU's Sara Perelman.
Competition resumes on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET. Admission is free. Click here to view the weekend competition schedule.
Akron Invitational – Day Two Results
Akron vs. West Virginia
1 – Olga Shkundina/Ksenia Berestetska (UA) def. Hailey Barrett/Ikttesh Chahal (WVU) 8-5
2 – Kaja Mrgole/Oana Manole (WVU) def. Caroline Harpaintner/Madison Cohen (UA) 8-4
3 – DNP
Cornell vs. Ohio State
1 – Lauren Frazier/Alex D'Ascenzo (CU) def. Miho Kowase/Grainne O'Neill (OSU) 8-7 (4)
2 – Sandy Niehaus/Gaby DeSantis (OSU) def. Marika Cusick/Laila Judeh (CU) 8-1
3 – Nikki Flower/Noelle Malley (OSU) def. Ryann Young/Sara Perelman (CU) 8-4
Akron vs. Cornell
1 – Olga Shkundina (UA) def. Alex D'Ascenzo (CU) 6-5 (6), 6-1
2 – Ryann Young (CU) def. Ksenia Berestetska (UA) 6-2, 6-4
3 – Marika Cusick (CU) def. Madison Cohen (UA) 6-1, 6-1
4 – Laila Judeh (CU) def. Caroline Harpaintner (UA) 6-1, 6-2
5 – Lauren Frazier (CU) def. Marta Briega (UA) 6-0, 6-2
6 – Sara Perelman (CU) def. Karolina Maksimava (UA) 6-3, INJ
Ohio State vs. West Virginia
1 – Gaby DeSantis (OSU) def. Hailey Barrett (WVU) 6-5 (6), 6-1
2 – Miho Kowase (OSU) def. Ikttesh Chahal (WVU) 6-2, 6-5 (5)
3 – Grainne O'Neill (OSU) def. Vivian Tsui (WVU) 6-2, 6-4
4 – Kaja Mrgole (WVU) def. Noelle Malley (OSU) 6-5 (4), 6-0
5 – Ferny Angeles Paz (OSU) def. Oana Manole (WVU) 6-4, 6-5 (4)
6 – Nikki Flowers (OSU) def. Kyja Kurtnick (WVU) 6-1, 6-3