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Sep 21, 2019

Furman Invitational: Day 2

Greenville, S.C. – Following day two of the Debbie Southern Furman Invitational, the Tiger women’s tennis squad finished the day 2-1 in doubles and 2-4 in singles.

Freshman Zaina Nait Omar earned the first singles win of her career after beating Marta Falceto of Mississippi State 6-2, 6-4. Senior Sydney Riley also picked up a singles victory, defeating Longhorn Gabby Cusano in straight sets.

In doubles play, Mackenzy Middlebrooks and Laura Marti ousted Duckworth/Bonilla of Tennessee 8-0 while Louka/Riley took their match against Furman’s Dillon/Rompf in an 8-7(3) tie-break.

The Tigers look to cap off the weekend tomorrow with singles play beginning at 10 am.

Today's Results:

Louka/Riley def. Dillon/Rompf (Furman)  – 8-7 (3)

Dormet/Hurley (Ohio State) def. DeSpain/Nait Omar – 8-2

Middlebrooks/Marti def. Duckworth/Bonilla (Tennessee) – 8-0


Christina Rosca (Vanderbilt) def. Mackenzy Middlebrooks – 6-3, 4-6, 6-1

Alexandra Mikhailuk (Mississippi State) def. Eleni Louka 6-3, 6-2

Victoria Flores (Georgia Tech) def. Ali DeSpain – 6-0, 6-3

Zaina Nait Omar def. Marta Falceto (Mississippi State) – 6-2, 6-4

Sydney Riley def Gabby Cusano (Texas) – 6-2,6-3

Gemma Heath (South Carolina) def. Laura Marti – 6-4, 6-2

Sunday's Schedule:

10:00 am Zaina Nait Omar vs. Callie Creath (Tennessee)

10:00 am Laura Marti vs. Sophia Patel (North Carolina)

11:00 am Mackenzy Middlebrooks vs. Rebeka Mertena (Tennessee)

11:00 am Eleni Louka vs. Victoria Allen (Florida State)

11:00 am Sydney Riley vs. Maddie Lynch (Wake Forest)

11:30 am Ali DeSpain vs. Gabi Asensi (South Carolina)