Sophomore Kate Cusick and freshman Anastasia Abramyan advanced to the main draw doubles finals of the Jack Kramer Invitational on Saturday. The duo squared off in the semifinals against Natalie Dasilveira and Amit Lev-Ari of UC Santa Barbara. Cusick and Abramyan had a commanding win, defeating their opponents, 8-0.
“I think we performed well,” BYU head coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said. “We could have pulled out a few more singles matches, but we gained some great match experience that will help prepare us for (the) season.”
The main draw doubles finals is scheduled for Sunday at 11:30 a.m., however, the duo will withdraw from the match in accordance with BYU’s Sunday play policy.
Sophomore Katie Fitt competed in a consolation match versus Washington’s Angela Li and won 6-3, 6-1. Junior Taylah Beckman and freshman Hermehr Kaur played in a doubles practice match against a doubles team from UC Santa Barbara. Both teams battled back and forth in a tight match, but Beckman and Kaur ultimately fell 7-8.
The Jack Kramer Invitational wraps up the Cougar’s 2017 fall season tournament play. BYU now prepares for the preseason Metroplex Mania tournament in Dallas, Jan. 12-15.