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Undefeated Streak Continues for Blue Devils Saturday
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 11/03/2018
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DURHAM, N.C. – Following an undefeated start at the Kitty Harrison Invitational, the Duke women’s tennis team continued its strong run Saturday with a 4-0 showing at the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center on the campus of Duke University.

Junior Meible Chi and sophomore Kelly Chen opened doubles competition with a dominant performance, dispatching Elon’s Maria Paraja and Alex Koniaev, 8-0. The duo is now 2-0 this fall.

Chi, Chen and senior Kaitlyn McCarthy turned their attention to singles to take on James Madison. No. 31 Chi defeated Abby Amos (6-0, 6-3) while No. 12 Chen took down Daria Afanasyeva (6-3, 6-4). No. 84 McCarthy rounded out singles action with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Jona Roka.

Entering the final month of fall competition, Chi owns an 8-2 ledger while Chen is 4-1 and McCarthy is 6-3.

Duke will face Maryland Sunday at 9 a.m., in singles to close out the Kitty Harrison Invitational.

SINGLES RESULTS | FRIDAY 
No. 12 Kelly Chen (Duke) def. Gabby O’Gorman (Penn State) 6-1, 6-3 
No. 31 Meible Chi (Duke) def. Olivia Rohrbacher (Penn State) 6-1, 6-2 
No. 84 Kaitlyn McCarthy (Duke) def. Olivia Ryan (Penn State) 6-4, 6-2

SINGLES RESULTS | SATURDAY
No. 12 Kelly Chen (Duke) def. Daria Afanasyeva (James Madison) 6-3, 6-4
No. 31 Meible Chi (Duke) def. Abby Amos (James Madison) 6-0, 6-3
No. 84 Kaitlyn McCarthy (Duke) def. Jona Roka (James Madison) 6-3, 6-1

DOUBLES RESULTS | FRIDAY 
Kaitlyn McCarthy/Meible Chi (Duke) def. Rosie Cheng/Natalia Perry (William & Mary) 8-5 
Meible Chi/Kelly Chen (Duke) def. Lisa Hofbauer/Alisa Diercksen (East Carolina) 8-2

DOUBLES RESULTS | SATURDAY
Meible Chi/Kelly Chen (Duke) def. Maria Paraja/Alex Koniaev (Elon) 8-0

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