Kim Wins Cissie Leary Invitational

Kim Wins Cissie Leary Invitational

Sept. 28, 2008

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Senior Janet Kim won the Cissie Leary Invitational for the second consecutive year Sunday at the University of Pennsylvania.

The No. 1 seeded Kim defeated teammate junior Jessica Rhee 6-3, 6-0 in the Blue Bracket singles draw to defend her Cissie Leary Invitational Title.

Sophomore Lauren Ritz won the backdraw for the Blue Bracket singles draw after teammate sophomore Lindsay Clark withdrew from the match.

After an impressive showing in her first tournament playing for Yale, freshman Vicky Brook dropped her final match Sunday 6-4, 6-4 in the finals of the Red Bracket singles draw.

In the backdraw for the Red Bracket singles draw, junior Sarah Lederhandler claimed victory with a 7-6 (0), 1-6, (10-2) victory in the finals.

The doubles team of Ritz and senior Lilian Nguyen won the backdraw of the Blue Bracket doubles draw with an 8-1 victory in the finals.

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity