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.
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
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)