Girls Tennis: 6-1 Win Over Cumberland

by | Oct 19, 2023

Above: Ellie Coker-Dodman hits a forehand during her first singles match Tuesday. Photo by Chuck Nadeau

Editor’s note: This story has been updated since it was first posted.

The EG Girls Tennis team celebrated Senior Night and won big over Cumberland, taking 6 of the 7 matches Tuesday (10/17/23).  On Wednesday, they finished the last match of the regular season (it had been called for darkness earlier this month) against Smithfield, 5-2. Their record stands at 7 wins, 5 loses heading into the Division 1 playoffs next week.

Also, last weekend, EG’s first singles player sophomore Ellie Coker-Dodman made it to the state tournament quarter finals.

The results in Tuesday’s EG vs. Cumberland match: 

EG’s Ellie Coker-Dodman vs. Fatima Diallo, 6-6

EG’s Ariana Davoudi vs. Jada Martins, 6-6

EG’s Alexis Besio vs. Gwen Ross, 6-6

EG’s Anna Deng vs. Ruth Walsh, 6-6

EG’s Sophia Speranza-Savannah Hepel beat Audrey Clark-Sahasra Yenumula, 6-6

EG’s Emily Kendall–Miranda Thakuria beat Ella Pirri–Hana Touma, 8-6

Cumberland’s Izzy Beitler–Addison McCurley beat Olivia Saccoccia–Francesca Azzoli, 8-6

The Girls Tennis 2023 seniors being celebrated Tuesday (10/17/23), from left: Anna Deng, Rachel Baker, Francesca Azzoli, Maria Eduarda Costa, Samantha Lombardi, Benedetta Chiara, and Ariana Davoudi. Photo by Chuck Nadeau

Third singles player Alexis Besio Tuesday. Photo by Chuck Nadeau

Ariana Davoudi at second singles goes for a backhand. Photo by Chuck Nadeau

Sophomore Ellie Coker-Dodman. Photo by Chuck Nadeau

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