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Jasmine Hosseini and the Tritons dropped their match against UC Davis on Sunday.
No. 9 Women's Tennis Drops Match to UC Davis, 5-2
Release: Sunday 02/04/2018 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. — The No. 9 University of California San Diego women’s tennis team fell to UC Davis, 5-2, on Sunday afternoon at Northview Courts.

The dual match began with UC Davis winning the doubles point. The No. 1 duo of junior Ashley Chao and sophomore Becky Chou defeated UCD’s Kelsie Bryant and Kristy Jorgensen, 6-2, but UC San Diego’s No. 2 unit of juniors Madison Hale and Alexandra Weil dropped its match to Kristina Breisacher and Lani Rae Green, 7-5.

UC Davis sealed the doubles point when the Tritons’ No. 3 team of freshman Shuchen Lin and junior Chloe Wight lost to Nikita Pradeep and Isabella von Ebbe, 7-5.

Singles play began with UC San Diego senior Jasmine Hosseini knocking off Sara Tsukamoto in No. 4 singles, 6-3, 6-2, but Green of UCD defeated Chou in the No. 2 slot, 7-5, 6-4. Breisacher topped Chao in the No. 1 spot, 7-5, 6-3, and von Ebbe clinched the dual-matched victory with her No. 5 singles win over sophomore Valeria Corral, 6-2, 6-4.

With the final outcome decided, Lin defeated UC Davis’ Jessie Lee in No. 6 singles, 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 10-7, while Weil dropped her No. 3 singles match against Pradeep in three sets, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

UC San Diego resumes its dual season on Thursday, Feb. 8, when the Tritons travel to face No. 23 Azusa Pacific at 1:30 p.m.

UC Davis 5, No. 9 UC San Diego 2

Singles
1. Kristina Breisacher (UCD) def. Ashley Chao (UCSD) 7-5, 6-3
2. Lani-Rae Green (UCD) def. Becky Chou (UCSD) 7-5, 6-4
3. Nikita Pradeep (UCD) def. Alexandra Weil (UCSD) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
4. Jasmine Hosseini (UCSD) def. Sara Tsukamoto (UCD) 6-3, 6-2
5. Isabella von Ebbe (UCD) def. Valeria Corral (UCSD) 6-2, 6-4
6. Shuchen Lin (UCSD) def. Jessie Lee (UCD) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 10-7

Doubles
1. Ashley Chao/Becky Chou (UCSD) def. Kelsie Bryant/Kristy Jorgensen (UCD) 6-2
2. Kristina Breisacher/Lani-Rae Green (UCD) def. Madison Hale/Alexandra Weil (UCSD) 7-5
3. Nikita Pradeep/Isabella von Ebbe (UCD) def. Shuchen Lin/Chloe Wight (UCSD) 7-5

UC Davis 4-1
UC San Diego 0-2; National ranking #9; Regional ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (4,2,1,5,6,3)

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