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Four Blue Devils Advance to Duke Invitational Finals
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 09/16/2017
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CARY, N.C. - The Duke women’s tennis team picked up five singles wins and a doubles victory during the second day of the Duke Bonk Invitational at the Cary Tennis Center, with four Blue Devils moving onto the finals of their singles draws.

Juniors Kaitlyn McCarthy and Ellyse Hamlin continue their perfect starts to the Duke Invite, as the pair won their third straight singles match in the morning and then each added a singles victory in the afternoon. Hamlin will meet sophomore Meible Chi in the final of Draw 1 after Chi won her singles match as well. Also moving onto the finals was freshman Kelly Chen.

Duke will close out the Duke Bonk Invitational with the final round of singles starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning.

Singles Results 
Quarterfinals Draw 1 
#20 Meible Chi (Duke) def. Nadia Gizdova (Georgia Tech) 6-3, 6-1 
Ellyse Hamlin
 (Duke) def. #79 Anna Rogers (NC State) 6-4, 4-6, 7-5

Semifinals Draw 1
#20 Meible Chi (Duke) def. Chloe Ouellet-Pizer (UNC) 6-2, 6-3
Ellyse Hamlin (Duke) def. Jaclyn Switkes (Illinois) 7-5, 6-3

Quarterfinals Draw 2 
Ema Lazic
(Duke) def. Marka Akkerman (UNC) 6-2, 6-3

Semifinals Draw 3
Erin Larner (Northwestern) def. Ema Lazic (Duke) 6-2, 6-3

Quarterfinals Draw 3 
Elyse Lavender (LSU) def. #54 Samantha Harris (Duke) 6-3, 6-4

Consolation Semifinals Draw 3
#54 Samantha Harris def. Erika Braschi (Elon) 6-0, 6-1

Quarterfinals Draw 4 
#57 Kaitlyn McCarthy (Duke) def. Mia Rabinowitz (Illinois) 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (4) 
Ida Jarlskog (Georgia Tech) def. Rebecca Smaller (Duke) 6-0, 6-1

Semifinals Draw 4
#57 Kaitlyn McCarthy (Duke) def. Alex Chatt (Northwestern) 6-3, 2-6, 7-6

Consolation Semifinals Draw 4
Claudia Wiktorin (NC State) def. Rebecca Smaller (Duke) 6-1, 6-2

Quarterfinals Draw 5 
Kelly Chen (Duke) def. Katarina Kozorov (Furman) 6-1, 6-4

Semifinals Draw 5
Kelly Chen (Duke) def. Victoria Emma (Florida) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles Results Doubles Rotation 1 
#25 Kaitlyn McCarthy/Ellyse Hamlin def. Katarina Kozorov/Aryn Greene (Furman) 8-3 
Meible Chi/Kelly Chen
 (Duke) def. #55 Katty Weymouth/Danni Vines (Furman) 8-4 
#26 Anna Rogers/Claudia Wiktorin (NC State) def. Ema Lazic/Rebecca Smaller (Duke) 8-3

Doubles Rotation 2 
#25 Kaitlyn McCarthy/Ellyse Hamlin (Duke) def. Erica Braschi/Suzanne Zenoni (Elon) 8-0 
Brooke Austin/Peggy Porter (Florida) def. Meible Chi/Kelly Chen (Duke) 8-1 
Ema Lazic/Rebecca Smaller (Duke) def. Victoria Emma/Nadia Gizdova (Florida/Georgia Tech) 8-6

Doubles Rotation 3
#25 Kaitlyn McCarthy/Ellyse Hamlin (Duke) def. Jaclyn Switkes/Mia Rabinowitz (Illinois) 8-4
#26 Anna Rogers/Claudia Wiktorin (NC State) def. Meible Chi/Kelly Chen (Duke) 8-7 (3)
#40 Ida Jalrskog/Victoria Flores (Georgia Tech) def. Ema Lazic/Rebecca Smaller (Duke) 8-7 (6)

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