Battle of the Dulles District: Phoenix Girls Tennis Wins Regular Season Championship

On May 10, the Phoenix girls tennis team held their senior night against the Lightridge Lightning. The game ended with a Phoenix victory of 8-1 and the title of regular season champions.


Harini Kannan

Senior Anya Ambarish waits for her opponent to return the ball during her doubles match. Ambarish is the captain of the team this year and plans to continue playing club tennis at the University of Central Florida next year. “I might even walk on to their Varsity team,” Ambarish said.

On Tuesday, May 10, the Phoenix girls varsity tennis team went up against the Lightridge Lightning. That night, the girls held their senior night and celebrated a victory of 8-1, claiming the title of regular season champions. 

In the first half of the match, the Phoenix took a secure lead in singles, winning 5-1. After their strong performance in singles, three doubles matches took place. The Phoenix  won all three doubles matches with a score of 3-0. The game ended with a final score of 8-1, ensuring their place in districts which will begin on May 13.