EVANSTON, Ill. (WYMT) -- The University of Kentucky women’s tennis team brings home a championship at the conclusion of the Wildcat Invitational hosted by Northwestern University.
Junior Stephanie Fox and senior CeCe Witten defeated Jarret Fisher and Zaina Sufi from DePaul. The UK duo had little struggle beating Sufi and Fisher, 6-2, in the Brown Flight championship.
Fox fell to Northwestern’s Rebeca Mitrea in the tournament's Green Flight. In a close first set, Mitrea pulled through with the win, 6-5. In the second set, Fox fought her way back to beat Mitrea, 6-4. Mitrea topped Fox in the final set, 6-4, to win the match.
Sophomore Kirsten Lewis put up a good fight against Northwestern’s Manon Peri in the finals of the Black Flight. Peri dominated the first set beating Lewis, 6-2. Lewis came back in the second set to send the match into a tiebreak. Lewis ultimately fell to Peri, 6-2.
The Wildcats will be back in action Monday, Oct. 14, in South Carolina at the Rock Hill Rocks Open.