For Immediate Release: January 30, 2010
Contact: David O'Brian (
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton women's tennis continues play at Cornell Winter Invitational

Day One Results

ITHACA, N.Y.-- Sophomore Jillian Santos and junior Lauren Bates advanced to the A Doubles Finals while junior Anna Edelman moved into the B Singles Finals, highlighing Binghamton's performance in the second day of the Cornell Winter Women's Tennis Invitational. The three-day event concludes on Sunday.

Santos and Bates, who are ranked No. 10 in the Northeast Region, beat Christine Ordway and Sarah O'Neill of Cornell 8-3 in the A Doubles semifinals.

Edelman, meanwhile, downed Sofya Ivanyuk of Buffalo 6-4, 6-0 in the quarterfinals and beat Susan Sullivan of Cornell 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 in the semifinals.

The both the singles and doubles final round will begin Sunday morning.


A Draw Quarterfinals

Kristin Lim (CORNELL) def. Jillian Santos (BING) 3-6, 6-1, 7-6
Christine Ordway (CORNELL) def. Basak Gone (BING) 6-0, 6-2
Diana Popsecu (BUFFALO) def. Lauren Bates (BING) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

B Draw Quarterfinals
Anna Edleman (BING) def. Sofya Ivanyuk (BUFFALO) 6-4, 6-0
Emma Leibowicz (BING) def. Diana Toia (BUFFULO) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
Kira Golenko (BUFFALO) def. Danyelle Shapiro (BING) 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

B Draw Semifinals
Anna Edleman (BING) def. Susan Sullivan (CORNELL) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2
Kira Golenko (BUFFALO) def. Emma Leibowicz (BING) 6-3, 7-6

Consolation Draw First Round
Yulia Smirnova (BING) def. Courtney Casey (BUCKNELL) 6-1, 6-0
Marina Bykovskaya (BING) def. Daria Tuzhikova (BUCKNELL) 6-4, 6-3

Consolation Draw Second Round
Yulia Smirnova (BING) def. Ruxandra Dumitrescu (CORNELL) 6-4, 6-3
Natalia Sanchez (CORNELL) def. Marina Bykovaskaya (BING) 6-1, 6-1


A Doubles Second Round

Harajanto & Popescu (BUFFALO) def. Edelman & Bykovskaya (BING) 8-3 *
Bates & Santos (BING) def. Ordway & O'Neil (CORNELL) 8-3

B Doubles Second Round
Smirnova & Leibowicz (BING) earned a bye

Gone & Shapiro (BING) def. Ieupras & Tuzhikova (BUCKNELL) 8-4

* Harajanto & Popescu are currently ranked seventh in the Northeast Region rankings.

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