January 14, 2022

No. 10 Buckeyes Competing at Michigan Invite


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 10 Ohio State women’s tennis team took part in the Michigan Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich., over the weekend, joined by host No. 16 Michigan, No. 6 Duke and Notre Dame. Each team played three rounds of doubles and three rounds of singles, with up to eight flights in singles and four flights in doubles per round.

No. 6-ranked Irina Cantos Siemers led the Buckeyes with a 3-0 singles record, with No. 123 Sydni Ratliff and Isabelle Boulais both winning twice.

The Schedule Ahead

  • The Buckeyes will open dual match play in North Carolina, taking on Duke Friday and NC State Sunday.
  • Ohio State will host ITA Kickoff Weekend matches Jan. 29-30. The Buckeyes will take on Oklahoma State in the first round, with LSU and Tennessee meeting in the other match. The winners and losers will meet on day two, with the site winner advancing to ITA National Team Indoor Championship.

Day Three (Sunday)

Ohio State took on Notre Dame Sunday in singles, winning six of eight singles matches. Irina Cantos Siemers notched a win to finish the tournament a team-best 3-0.

Sydni Ratliff and Isabelle Boulais both picked up a second invitational win, while Lucia Marzal, Shelly Bereznyak and Kolie Allen were all victorious on the final day.

In doubles against Duke, Ratliff and Kathleen Jones paired for a victory.

Ohio State vs. Notre Dame
No. 6 Irina Cantos Siemers (Ohio State) def. Julia Andreach (Notre Dame), 6-1, 6-3
No. 123 Sydni Ratliff (Ohio State) def. Page Freeman (Notre Dame), 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
No. 72 Lucia Marzal (Ohio State) def. Yashna Yellayi (Notre Dame), 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Isabelle Boulais (Ohio State) def. Carrie Beckman (Notre Dame), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
Shelly Bereznyak (Ohio State) def. Nibedita Ghosh (Notre Dame), 6-3, 3-6, 6-0
Kolie Allen (Ohio State) def. Meghan Coleman (Notre Dame), 7-5, 6-4
Maria Olivia Castedo (Notre Dame) def. Kathleen Jones (Ohio State), 6-4, 6-4
Maeve Koscielski (Notre Dame) def. Dani Schoenly (Ohio State), 7-5, 3-6, 6-2

Duke vs. Ohio State
Sydni Ratliff/Kathleen Jones (Ohio State) def. Chloe Beck/Emma Jackson (Duke), 6-2
Kelly Chen/Ellie Coleman (Duke) def. Irina Cantos/Luna Dormet (Ohio State), 7-5
Eliza Omirou/Georgia Drummy (Duke) def. Lucia Marzal/Dani Schoenly (Ohio State), 7-6 (5)

Day Two (Saturday)      

The Buckeyes took on Michigan in singles, Irina Cantos Siemers picked up a second singles win on the weekend, rallying to win in three sets, and Sydni Ratliff was also victorious with a straight-set victory.

Ohio State was 3-1 in doubles as a team for the second day in a row. The tandems of Dani Schoenly and Kolie Allen, Cantos Siemers and Luna Dormet and Isabelle Boulais and Ratliff all defeated Irish tandems.

Ohio State vs. Michigan
Van Linge (UM) def. Dani Schoenly (OSU) 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5
No. 120 Nicole Hammond (UM) def. Shelly Bereznyak (OSU) 6-3, 6-4
No. 17 Miller (UM) def. Isabelle Boulais (OSU) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
No. 99 Julia Fliegner (UM) def. Madeline Atway (OSU) 6-2, 1-0, ret.
Sydni Ratliff (OSU) def. Andrea Cerdan (UM) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3
No. 6 Irina Cantos Siemers (OSU) def. Jaedan Brown (UM) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3
Anca Craciun (UM) def. Kathleen Jones (OSU) 6-1, 6-4

Ohio State vs. Notre Dame
Dani Schoenly/Kolie Allen (Ohio State) def. Nibedita Ghosh/Maeve Koscielski (Notre Dame), 6-4
Irina Cantos/Luna Dormet (Ohio State) def. Page Freeman/Maria Olivia Castedo (Notre Dame), 7-6 (2)
Isabelle Boulais/Sydni Ratliff (Ohio State) def. Julia Andreach/Carrie Beckman (Notre Dame), 6-3
Meghan Coleman/Yashna Yellavi (Notre Dame) def. Lucia Marzal/Madeline Atway (Ohio State), 7-5

Day One (Friday)

The Buckeyes posted two singles victories against Duke, with No. 6-ranked Irina Cantos Siemers winning in three sets and Isabelle Boulais posting a straight-set victory.

In doubles, Ohio State was 3-1 against Michigan. Dani Schoenly and Kathleen Jones, No. 29-ranked Cantos Siemers and Sydni Ratliff and the duo of Lucia Marzal and Luna Dormet were all victorious.

Ohio State vs. Duke
Karolina Berankova (Duke) d. Dani Schoenly (Ohio State), 6-4, 6-1
Isabelle Boulais (Ohio State) d. Chloe Beck (Duke), 6-4, 6-3
No. 73 Georgia Drummy (Duke) d. No. 123 Sydni Ratliff (Ohio State), 6-2, 1-6, 6-0
No. 48 Ellie Coleman (Duke) d. Kathleen Jones (Ohio State), 6-2, 7-5
No. 26 Emma Jackson (Duke) d. No. 72 Lucia Marzal (Ohio State), 7-5, 5-7, 6-4
No. 6 Irina Cantos (Ohio State) d. Kelly Chen (Duke), 6-4, 4-6, 7-5

Ohio State vs. Michigan
Dani Schoenly/Kathleen Jones (Ohio State) d. Gala Mesochoritou/Lanie Van Linge (U-M), 6-2
No. 29 Irina Cantos/Sydni Ratliff (Ohio State) d. Andrea Cerdan/Julia Fliegner (U-M), 6-0
Jaedan Brown/Kari Miller (U-M) d. Isabelle Boulais/Kolie Allen (Ohio State), 6-4
Lucia Marzal/Luna Dormet (Ohio State) d. Nicole Hammond/Anca Craciun (U-M), 6-4