STANFORD, Calif.- Kristie Ahn pulled off the tournament double on Sunday afternoon, pocketing the singles and doubles titles at the NCTC Classic in Indian Wells, Calif.
Ahn collected her fourth career singles crown and second this year, having already won the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships at Taube Family Tennis Stadium back in October. The Cardinal senior outlasted UCLA’s Chanelle van Nguyen 1-6, 7-5, 6-6 (10-8) in Sunday’s final after experiencing little trouble in her first three matches.
In doubles, Ahn teamed with freshman Carol Zhao on a 6-0 victory over Wake Forest’s Samantha Asch and Luisa Fernandez.
No. 1 Stanford opens its dual match season on Friday, Jan. 24, against UC Davis at 3 p.m.
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Singles Main Draw Round of 16
No. 6 Kristie Ahn (STAN) d. Stefania Hristov (TXAMU) 7-6, 6-2
Lindsey Kostas (STAN) d. Mason Strickland (TXAMU) 6-3, 6-0
No. 40 Carol Zhao (STAN) d. Rutuja Bhosale (TXAMU) injury
Singles Main Draw Quarterfinals
No. 6 Kristie Ahn (STAN) d. Ellie Yates (USC) 6-2, 6-1
Saska Gavriolvska (TXAMU) d. Lindsey Kostas (STAN) 7-5, 6-3
No. 9 Chanelle van Nguyen (UCLA) d. No. 40 Carol Zhao (STAN) 6-4, 6-1
Singles Main Draw Semifinals
No. 6 Kristie Ahn (STAN) d. No. 80 Gabriella DeSimone (USC) 6-2, 6-0
Singles Main Draw Championship Match
No. 6 Kristie Ahn (STAN) d. No. 9 Chanelle van Nguyen (UCLA) 1-6, 7-5, 6-6 (10-8)