Freshman Stephanie Ye swings in her tennis match on April 18.

Highest attendance yet at tennis match

Jacqueline Chao
Freshman Stephanie Ye swings in her tennis match on April 18.

Opponent: Golden Sierra  High School

 

Location: Golden Sierra

 

Date: April 20

 

Final scores: Senior Nico Burns won (6-2, 6-2); junior Leo Eisner de Eisenhof won (6-1, 6-1); senior Zihao Sui lost (1-6, 4-6); freshmen Ashwin Rohatgi and Ming Zhu won (10-7); junior Chardonnay Needler and senior Lily Brown won (10-1); juniors Allison Zhang and Jacqueline Chao lost (1-10);

 

Inside info per Burns: “I tried to play more consistently during this match because I’ve been making a lot of unforced errors recently. I tried to go for higher percentage – safer and less risky – shots.

“I want to work on my serve because it was really inconsistent. I double-faulted a lot.”

 

Inside info per Brown: “(Chardonnay and I) won because we were able to work together.”

 

Coach’s comment (per coach Jamie Nelson): “We were able to have players for six of the nine categories for the only time this season.”

 

Next match: The league singles championship is Monday, April 20, at 8 a.m. at Highlands High School. Burns and Eisner de Eisenhof will compete to advance to the section championship in Stockton.

By Sarina Rye