Hogan and Krishnan Fall in Three Sets in NCAA Doubles Semis
The Johns Hopkins doubles pair of sophomore Hailey Hogan and junior Nandita Krishnan lost a three-setter in the semifinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship. The pair finishes the season with a record of 14-6 in doubles and All-America honors. Hogan and Krishnan advanced further than any doubles team in program history.
Emory's Zahra Dawson and Gabrielle Clark stormed out to a 5-0 lead in the first set. Hogan and Krishnan battled back, winning two straight games to make it 5-2 before the Eagles' duo held serve to win the first set 6-2. The Blue Jays came out firing in the second set, pushing out to a 3-0 lead and had leads of 4-1 and 5-2 before getting a break in the eighth game to close out the set and force a deciding set. Dawson and Clark, who had won the NCAA Singles Championship earlier in the day, took leads of 2-1 and 3-2 before getting a break to take a 5-2 lead. Emory then held serve in the eighth game to take the set, 6-2, and the match 6-2, 2-6, 6-2.
Krishnan finishes the season with a career doubles record of 54-20 (.730) to rank fifth in school history. Hogan, meanwhile, posts a career doubles record of 37-11 (.771), and is already tied for 11th in school history after just two seasons.