CCS: Girls’ tennis sweeps in Round of 16
11.10.22 –The Menlo girls’ tennis team returned to the court a week after its last match then cruised to a 7-0 Round of 16 victory over Lynbrook at home Thursday.
The No.4-seeded Knights (20-5) now will play host to No. 5 Los Altos (20-4) in Friday’s quarterfinals. The Eagles defeated Crystal 6-1 to advance.
On Thursday, Menlo’s top seed Andra Braicu, a sophomore, won in straight sets. Freshman Elise Chen won a third-set tiebreaker 11-9 to take No. 2 singles. Seniors Natalie Westermann and Charlotte Yao sailed to victories at Nos. 3 and 4 singles.
Senior Sofia Labatt and sophomore Izzy Klugman picked up a win at No. 1 doubles, Charlotte Makoni and Hannah Satuito - both seniors - and the duo of senior Ellie Hardegree and sophomore Kate Hsia won in straight sets at Nos 2 and 3 doubles.
CCS Round of 16
Menlo d. Lynbrook 7-0
Singles – Andra Braicu d. Wu 6-2, 6-2; Elise Chen d. Liao 6-7 (5), 6-0 (9); Natalie Westermann d. Abram 6-0, 6-0; Charlotte Yao d. Esaka 6-1, 6-1. Doubles – Sofia Labatt-Izzy Klugman d. Sakai-Banerjee 6-1, 6-2; Charlotte Makoni-Hannah Satuito d. Sudhir-Kunjal 6-4, 6-2; Kate Hsia-Ellie Hardegree d. Ni-Tang 6-1, 6-1.