Dores Dominant at June Stewart Invitational

Successful first day at home tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. ­– The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team won all three doubles matches and five of its singles matches on day 1 of the June Stewart Invitational.

Celia-Belle Mohr paired with Anessa Lee for a 6-4 win over the duo of Josie Frazier and Megan Heuser of Illinois in doubles. The Bridget Stammel/Dasha Kourkina pairing also earned a victory in doubles, as did Marcella Cruz and Sonya Macavei.

The Commodores were also dominant in singles with five straight-set wins. Mohr, Stammel, Macavei, Cruz and Lee all found their way into the win column in their matches versus Purdue opponents.

Day 2 of the June Stewart Invitational is set for Saturday.

Celia-Belle Mohr (Vanderbilt) def. Liz Norman (Purdue) 6-1, 6-1
Bridget Stammel (Vanderbilt) def. C. Gallardo Guevara (Purdue) 6-2, 6-2
Sonya Macavei (Vanderbilt) def. Tara Katarina Milic (Purdue) 6-2, 6-2
Marcella Cruz (Vanderbilt) def. Kennedy Gibbs (Purdue) 6-0, 7-6
Anessa Lee (Vanderbilt) def. Liz Norman (Purdue) 6-1, 6-3
Rut Galindo (Purdue) def. Dasha Kourkina (Vanderbilt) 6-0, 6-4

Anessa Lee/Celia-Belle Mohr (Vanderbilt) def. Josie Frazier/Megan Heuser (Illinois) 6-4
Bridget Stammel/Dasha Kourkina (Vanderbilt) def. Kasia Treiber/Emily Casati (Illinois) 7-6 (14-12)
Marcella Cruz/Sonya Macavei (Vanderbilt) def. Love-Star Alexis/Rutuja Chaphalkar (Middle Tennessee) 6-2