The match that ended the Edgemont girls tennis season was certainly unique as junior Dani Friedman faced off against freshman Nishka Daga, a pair of teammates vying for third place in the Section 1 South Westchester Large Schools Regional singles tournament.
Nishka Daga achieved something that doesn’t often happen during a high school tennis season: she defeated an opponent she had lost to earlier in the season.
With five All-Section players graduating, including a top 16 New York State doubles team of Olga Lew-Kiedrowska and Ariella Zagorsky, the Edgemont girls tennis team certainly has a new look this year.
Between the Section 1 Conference I and III tournaments and the first day of the Section 1 tournament on Wednesday, there’s been a lot of excitement for Scarsdale and Edgemont.
With two losses going to third set tiebreakers and another at 7-5, 6-4, the Edgemont girls tennis team gave Harrison a run for its money in the Section 1 team tournament quarterfinals. In the end, however, Harrison won 4-1, with two matches unfinished with the match clinched.
Since the moment she walked off the court at the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center on Sept. 18, Edgemont sophomore Dani Friedman had Oct. 4 circled on her calendar. Following a 6-4, 4-6, 10-8 loss to Bronxville’s Katie Formato at third singles, Friedman was seeking redemption in t…
Some years — like last year — when circumstances dictate, one of the great Edgemont traditions takes a hiatus. But when the tennis team has its mostly annual match at the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, it’s an experience like no other.
A large rock sits outside the tennis courts at Scarsdale High School with a plaque commemorating the girls tennis team’s decade-long dominance within Section 1, a 117-match winning streak that stretched from 1990-2000.
Katie Feinstein didn’t hesitate to take three seventh-graders on the varsity tennis team at Edgemont. In 2014, Feinstein’s third year of coaching at her alma mater, she knew they’d be just fine. After all, the 1999 graduate and state doubles qualifier was also a six-year varsity tennis playe…
The Edgemont Panthers went into the week looking to close out their fifth straight league title and head strong into the Section 1 Team Tournament.
In a trio of matches, 9-4 Edgemont boys tennis swept all 12 doubles matches, dropping only two singles matches to Bronxville along the way.
The Edgemont boys tennis team had a challenging week with two league opponents and one powerhouse. While the team came away 2-1 to improve to 6-4 overall, third set 10-point supertiebreaks continue to be shaky, despite being a strength in past years.
Just like Scarsdale, Edgemont coach Mark Romney schedules matches against the best teams in Section 1 each spring. The big difference is Edgemont is a small school, an underdog.
First, third and top eight. Section 1 surely represented well at the New York State doubles tournament over the weekend.
When Edgemont hosted Scarsdale Tuesday, it was more than just a boys’ tennis match. Edgemont coach Mark Romney took the opportunity to celebrate and honor the Steinbergs, a Scarsdale family of five who died in a plane crash along with seven others in Costa Rica last Dec. 31.