Florida State Downs Clemson In Women’s Tennis Action

April 8, 2001

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Florida State Seminoles defeated the Clemson Tigers 5-2 in ACC women’s tennis action Sunday afternoon at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center. With the loss, Clemson drops to 8-10 overall and 1-4 in the ACC.

The Seminoles won four of the six singles matches and claimed the doubles point to record the win. At one singles, Clemson’s Anna Savitskaya lost a 6-1, 6-1 decision to FSU’s Alida Gallovits and Samantha Schoeffel defeated the Tigers’ second-seeded Christina Oldock 6-0, 6-1. The Tigers’ Milena Stanoycheva defeated Jessica Balbuena 6-3, 6-4 at three singles while Ana Stiglic defeated FSU’s Christina Denny 6-3, 6-0 at four singles. Florida State’s Nanette Duxin defeated fifth-seeded Laurence Jayet 6-4, 6-2 and Marina Raic won a 6-4, 6-3 decision over Anna Dolinska at six singles.

FSU’s Schoeffel and Balbuena defeated Jayet and Dolinska 8-2 at one doubles while the Seminoles’ second-seeded team of Duxin and Gallovits slid by Oldock and Stiglic, 9-7. The Tigers won at number three doubles as Stanoycheva and Savitskaya defeated Raic and Carratala, 8-6.

Clemson continues ACC play on Tuesday as the Tigers host Georgia Tech at 2:00 p.m. at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.

MATCH RESULTS: FLORIDA STATE 5, Clemson 2 Singles: 1- Alida Gallovits (FSU) def. Anna Savitskya (CU), 6-1, 6-1. 2- Samantha Schoeffel (FSU) def. Christina Oldock (CU), 6-0, 6-1. 3- Milena Stanoycheva (CU) def. Jessica Balbuena (FSU), 6-3, 6-4. 4- Ana Stiglic (CU) def. Christina Denny (FSU), 6-3, 6-0. 5- Nanette Duxin (FSU) def. Laurence Jayet (CU), 6-4, 6-2. 6- Marina Raic (FSU) def. Anna Dolinska (CU), 6-4, 6-3. Doubles: 1- Schoeffel/Balbuena (FSU) def. Jayet/Dolinska (CU), 8-2. 2- Duxin/Gallovits (FSU) def. Oldock/Stiglic (CU), 9-7. 3- Stanoycheva/Savitskaya (CU) def. Raic/Carratala (FSU), 8-6.