Rhee, Kent Advance to Quarterfinals of ITA Regionals

Stephanie Kent (Photo by Don Clark, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Senior Jessica Rhee and sophomore Stephanie Kent both advanced to the quarterfinals of the Wilson / ITA Northeast Regionals Monday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale University.  The doubles team of Kent and sophomore Vicky Brook advanced to the semifinals of the doubles draw also on Monday.

The No. 17 seeded Rhee pulled out a 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 victory over No. 10 seed CC Sardinha of Syracuse to advance. 

In the round of 16, the No. 12 seeded Kent rolled to a 6-4, 7-5 win over No. 7 seed Denise Harijanto of Buffalo. 

In the doubles draw, the doubles team of Kent and Brook advanced to the semifinals with an 8-6 win over No. 4 seed Denise Harajanto and Diana Popescu of Buffalo. 

Play is still ongoing Monday and coverage will be updated as soon as new results are available.  For complete coverage, click here. 

Report Filed by Steven Horn ’10, Yale Sports Publicity