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Chypyha takes singles title at Spartan Invitational


Sept. 29, 2013

• Brackets: Singles A  |  Singles B  |  Doubles A  |  Doubles B

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Last fall, Lauren Chypyha made her collegiate debut by winning the Draw B title at the 2012 Spartan Invitational. In her sophomore campaign, she did one better, capturing the Draw A championship of this year’s Spartan Invitational in East Lansing, Mich. on Sunday.

Chypyha capped off a perfect 4-0 weekend by knocking off MSU’s Erin Faulkner in the title match on Sunday, 6-2, 7-5. Chypyha is now 7-1 during the fall season after going 3-1 at the Gopher Invitational last weekend.

Playing on the consolation side of Draw A, freshman Sydney Rider also won her Sunday singles match, besting Toledo’s Emily Mazzola, 6-3, 2-6, 10-2. Rider finished 2-2 on the weekend.

In Draw B singles action sophomore Anastasia Tripolskaya settled for runner-up honors after a 6-0, 6-4 championship match loss to Chrissy Coffman of Toledo. Tripolskaya’s fall record now stands at 6-2 overall, going 3-1 in both the Gopher and Spartan Inviationals.

Helen Rabot, who lost to Coffman in round two on Friday, bounced back to beat Cleveland State’s Mathilde Orange on Sunday in a thriller, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 10-8.

UW’s fall schedule rolls on when the Badgers travel to Evanston, Ill. for the Wildcat Invite at Northwestern University, Oct. 4-6.

Results – Sunday, Sept. 29

Final Stats

Lauren Chypyha (UW) def. Erin Faulkner (MSU) – 6-2, 7-5
Sydney Rider (UW) def. Emily Mazzola (TOL) – 6-3, 2-6, 10-2
Chrissy Coffman (TOL) def. Anastasia Tripolskaya (UW) – 6-0, 6-4
Helen Rabot (UW) def. Mathilde Orange (CSU) – 6-7 (2), 6-4, 10-8

Badgers take charge in singles play at Spartan Invitational

Sept. 28, 2013

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Taking to the courts for just the second time this season, two members of the Wisconsin women’s tennis team put together a strong effort to advance in singles play on Saturday in the Spartan Invitational.

Sophomores Lauren Chypyha and Anastasia Tripolskaya both claimed victory in their matches, advancing them to compete in Sunday’s championship games in their brackets. Chypyha defeated Olga Chernova of Michigan State, 6-3, 6-1 in the Draw A Singles bracket. In the Draw B Singles bracket, Tripolskaya won 4-6, 7-6, 6-4, in tie-breakers against Athena Trouillot of Michigan State.

Freshman Sydney Rider fell 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(5), in tie-breakers against Mayu Sato of IPFW. Helen Rabot advanced over Shannon Newnes of Akron.

In doubles play, Lauren Burich and Helen Rabot lost their first match to Julianne Gruber and Emily Meyers of Michigan State, 8-3. In their second match, Gruber and Meyers posted a 6-4 win over Erin Faulkner and Athena Trouillot of Michigan State.

The duo of Lauren Chypyha and Sydney Rider claimed victory over Pia Rygh and Emily Mazzola of Toledo, 6-4. They then went on to lose 9-7 against Mayu Sato and Mila Shustova of IPFW.

The Badgers conclude action at the Spartan Invitational on Sunday.

Results – Saturday, Sept. 28
Lauren Chypyha (UW) def. Olga Chernova (MSU) – 6-3, 6-1
Mayu Sato (IPFW) def. Sydney Rider (UW) – 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
Anastasia Tripolskaya (UW) def. Athena Trouillot (MSU) – 4-6, 7-6, 6-4
Helen Rabot (UW) def. Shannon Newnes (AK) – DNP
Victoria Bensimon (CSU) def. Helen Rabot (UW) – 6-3, 6-4

Julianne Gruber/Emily Meyers (MSU) def. Lauren Burich/Helen Rabot (UW)  – 8-3
Lauren Burich/Helen Rabot (UW) def. Erin Faulkner/Athena Trouillot (MSU) – 6-4
Lauren Chyphya/Sydney Rider (UW) def. Pia Rygh/Emily Mazzola (TOL) – 8-3
Mayu Sato/Mila Shustova (IPFW) def. Lauren Chyphya/Sydney Rider (UW) – 9-7

UW makes strong opening statement at Spartan Invitational

Sept. 27, 2013

EAST LANSING, Mich.-- The Wisconsin women’s tennis team began the Spartan Invitational Friday. The Badgers came away with a 6-2 record in singles play and a 1-1 mark in doubles action on the opening day of the three-day tournament.

The Badgers started the morning off in singles play taking six out of the eight matches. Lauren Chypyha and Sydney Rider both competed in the Draw A Singles bracket. Chypyha claimed victory in both of her matches this morning defeating Emily Mazzola of Toldeo, 6-1, 6-1 and Kara Sherwood of Cleveland State, 6-0, 6-2. Rider was defeated 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, by Emily Meyers of Michigan State in tie-breakers. Rider then won her second match against Mila Sherwood of IPFW, 6-2, 6-3.

In the Draw B Singles Bracket, Anastasia Tripolskaya claimed victory in both of her matches against Ann-Sophie Hahn of Illinois-Chicago, 6-3, 6-3, and Victoria Bensimon of Cleveland State in tie-breakers, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2. Helen Rabot won her first match 6-1, 6-1, against Katarina Linql of Michigan State. Rabot was then defeated by Chrissy Coffman of Toledo, 6-3, 6-1.

In doubles play, the duo of Lauren Burich and Rabot claimed victory over Mayu Sato and Mila Shustova of IPFW, 8-4. Teammates Chyphya and Rider were defeated by Erin Faulkner and Athena Trouillot of Michigan State, 8-5.

The Spartan Invitational continues Saturday.

Results – Friday, Sept. 20
Lauren Chypyha (UW) def. Emily Mazzola (TOL) – 6-1, 6-1
Lauren Chypyha (UW) def. Kara Sherwood (CSU) – 6-0, 6-2
Emily Meyers (MSU) def. Sydney Rider (UW) – 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
Sydney Rider (UW) def. Mila Shustova (IPFW) – 6-2, 6-3
Anastasia Tripolskaya (UW) def. Ann-Sophie Hahn (UIC) – 6-3, 6-3
Anastasia Tripolskaya (UW) def. Victoria Bensimon (CSU) – 6-4, 1-6, 6-2
Helen Rabot (UW) def. Katarina Linql (MSU) – 6-1, 6-1
Chrissy Coffman (TOL) def. Helen Rabot (UW) – 6-3, 6-1

Lauren Burich/Helen Rabot (UW) def. Mayu Sato/Mila Shustova (IPFW) – 8-4
Erin Faulkner/Athena Trouillot (MSU) def. Lauren Chyphya/Sydney Rider (UW) – 8-5

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