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Emily Cederquist and Yana Newell Won APP Tour Women Doubles

Emily Cederquist and Yana Newell Won: The Latest 2024 App Tour Women Doubles concluded with a thrilling display of women’s doubles prowess, as Emily Cederquist and Yana Newell emerged victorious to claim their first tournament title together on the highly competitive APP Tour. The duo’s path to glory was marked by resilience and strategic prowess, highlighted by a standout performance in the semifinals against top-seeded Allison Harris and Simone Jardim.

Semifinal Triumph and Final Glory

Facing a formidable challenge in the semifinals, Cederquist and Newell showcased remarkable mental toughness after dropping the first game decisively, 2-11. Undeterred, they rallied back to secure the second game with a convincing 11-7 scoreline. The decisive third game saw a crucial moment when Jardim, struggling with a knee issue, took a medical timeout, altering the momentum in favor of Newell and Cederquist, who clinched the game 11-5 to advance to the final.

 

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Achievements and Milestones

For Yana Newell, this victory adds to an impressive season tally, marking her fourth medal in women’s doubles on the tour, with two of those being gold. Meanwhile, Emily Cederquist celebrated her second women’s doubles medal of the year, with this triumph being particularly memorable as her first APP gold.

The tournament also witnessed the enduring competitive spirit of Simone Jardim, who, alongside Harris, navigated through the draw as the top seeds but faced a resilient challenge from Newell and Cederquist in the semifinals, ultimately forfeiting the bronze medal match.

Final Showdown and Rising Stature

Newell and Cederquist faced off against Megan Fudge and Jill Braverman in the APP Newport Beach open Finals, with Fudge aiming for a rare triple crown after recent successes. However, Newell and Cederquist’s stellar performance proved insurmountable as they claimed the gold with a decisive 5-2 victory, denying Fudge another title and underscoring their rising stature in the APP circuit.

 

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The Newport Beach Open not only showcased thrilling matches and unexpected outcomes but also highlighted the depth of talent and competitive spirit among the top women’s doubles teams. As the season progresses, all eyes will be on Newell and Cederquist as they look to build upon their Newport Beach triumph and make further waves in the world of professional pickleball.

News in Brief: Emily Cederquist and Yana Newell Won

Emily Cederquist and Yana Newell won at the APP Newport Beach 2024, securing their first women’s doubles title on the APP Tour. Their journey was defined by resilience, notably overcoming top-seeded Allison Harris and Simone Jardim in a semifinal comeback. In the final, they showcased their strategic prowess against Megan Fudge and Jill Braverman, clinching the gold with a commanding 5-2 victory. This win marks Newell’s fourth tour medal, including two golds, and Cederquist’s second of the year, celebrating her first APP gold. The tournament highlighted their ascent in professional pickleball, promising an exciting future as they continue to challenge the sport’s elite.

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