CHATHAM, NJ – Libby White is managing to get pleasure from her senior season for the Chatham women tennis group regardless of the late begin as a result of Coronavirus pandemic.
White pushed her document to 5-0 on Wednesday with a straight-set win because the Cougars swept previous Parsippany Hills, 5-0, at Colony Courts.
White and Chatham (4-1) now have an opportunity to win a state sectional title with the seeding for the match anticipated to be introduced on Thursday.
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“I am so excited,” White mentioned. “I used to be so disenchanted once we heard we weren’t going to have counties this 12 months. I heard we’re not enjoying Millburn within the states this 12 months, so I feel now we have a superb probability to win the sectional.”
A 12 months in the past, White performed first singles for Chatham and completed 7-10, enjoying all the highest gamers from the opposing group. She’s returned to second singles this 12 months with the addition of Cornelia Bruu-Syversen, who’s undefeated at first singles for Chatham.
“It was troublesome however it undoubtedly has helped me this season,” White mentioned of final season. “Lots of people in first singles both hit actually onerous or hit all the things again. I really feel like in second singles it permits me to be extra aggressive on my pictures and end the factors up.
“I actually get pleasure from it. I performed second my sophomore 12 months after which I performed first final 12 months, however I like second. It is a lot enjoyable.”
Libby White talks about her senior tennis season for Chatham
Additionally successful for Chatham on Wednesday vs. Parsippany Hills was No. 1 singles Bruu-Syversen, who took her match 6-0, 6-0; third singles Nora Wiekert, who received 6-0, 6-0; Cameron Sims and Sophia Paparo at first doubles, 6-1, 6-5, and Sydney Berkson and Sarah Fidora at second doubles, 6-0, 6-1.