chasia webb | Posted: 23 Jan 2022 | Updated: 31 Mar 2022

BYU falls to Washington 7-0

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Helen Jiao

SEATTLE, Wash. – BYU women's tennis finished its weekend road trip to Washington on Saturday, falling to the Huskies 7-0.

BYU struggled against Washington in the doubles matches as the Huskies went 3-0. BYU senior Anastasia Abramyan and freshman Bobo Huang kept their match close before falling 6-4 to Vanessa Wong and Hikaru Sato in the No. 1 position. Junior Helen Jiao and freshman Madison Smith were defeated by Zoey Weil and Kelly Leung 6-2 in the No. 3 position. Rounding off the doubles matches, senior Leah Heimuli and freshman Jacque Dunyon were swept by Nika Zupancic and Sarah-Maude Fortin, falling 6-0.

BYU’s struggles continued into the singles matches as Jiao was the lone Cougar to win a set in her match, before falling to Weil 4-6, 6-1 (10-5). Heimuli lost her match to Wong, along with Smith being defeated by Leung, both with a 6-2, 6-2 scorea. Dunyon fell 6-2, 6-0 to the Huskies’ Fortin, with Abramyan losing to Zupancic 6-2, 6-1 and Huang’s defeat coming from Sato 6-3, 6-1.

The Cougars compete next in the ITA Kickoff in Berkeley, California on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29 at the Hellman Tennis Complex.


1. Vanessa Wong (UW) def. Leah Heimuli (BYU) – 6-2, 6-2

2. Sarah-Maude Fortin (UW) def. Jacque Dunyon (BYU) – 6-2, 6-0

3. Nika Zupancic (UW) def. Anastasia Abramyan (BYU) – 6-2, 6-1

4. Hikaru Sato (UW) def. Yujia Huang (BYU) – 6-3, 6-1

5. Zoey Weil (UW) def. Helen Jiao (BYU) – 4-6, 6-1, (10-5)

6. Kelly Leung (UW) def. Madison Smith (BYU) – 6-2, 6-2

Order of Finish: 2, 6, 1, 3, 4, 5


1. Wong/Sato (UW) def. Abramyan/Huang (BYU) – 6-4

2. Zupancic/Fortin (UW) def. Heimuli/Dunyon (BYU) – 6-0

3. Leung/Weil (UW) def. Jiao/Smith (BYU) – 6-2

Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1

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