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Nov 09, 2019

Women’s Tennis Finishes Day Two of Seminole Showdown

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Clemson women’s tennis team wrapped up day two of the Seminole Showdown on Saturday afternoon.

Mackenzy Middlebrooks/Sydney Riley and Laura Marti/Zaina Nait Omar each concluded the doubles competition with victories. The senior pair captured a 6-3 win over South Florida’s Boy/Pellicer and the junior-freshman duo picked up a victory over Gish/Sisti of Tulane, 6-1.

Three Tigers also notched wins in singles play as Middlebrooks and Eleni Louka earned straight set victories over Alexis Love Star and Maty Cancini, respectively. Additionally, Riley managed a comeback victory over Thea Rice, taking her lone match of the day, 2-6, 6-4, 10/8.

Tournament action concludes on Sunday afternoon with the closing rounds of singles. Competition is set to begin at 9 a.m. EST.

Today's Results:


Middlebrooks/Riley def. Boy/Pellicer (South Florida) – 6-3

Marti/Nait Omar def. Gish/Sisti (Tulane) – 6-1

Gorches/Nash (North Florida) def. DeSpain/Louka – 6-4



Dalia Ahmed (McNeese State) def. Zaina Nait Omar – 6-2, 3-6, 10/8

Eleni Louka def. Maty Cancini (Iowa State) – 6-1, 7-5

Mackenzy Middlebrooks def. Anna Luiza Cruz (South Carolina) – W.O.

Sydney Riley def. Thea Rice (Arkansas) – 2-6, 6-4, 10/8

Ali DeSpain def. Gabriela Martinez Asensi (South Carolina) – 6-1, 6-1

Maria Fernanda Carvajal (East Tennessee State) def. Laura Marti – 6-3, 6-0

Yu Shen (Auburn) def. Eleni Louka – 6-4, 6-2

Mackenzy Middlebrooks def. Alexis Love Star – 7-5, 6-2

Alejandra Morales (East Tennessee State) def. Zaina Nair Omar – 6-1, Retired

Yu Chen (Auburn) def. Eleni Louka – 6-4, 6-2

Sunday's Schedule:

9:00 am Sydney Riley vs. Melissa Pick (Wisconsin)

9:00 am Mackenzy Middlebrooks vs. Nandini Das (Florida State)

9:00 am Ali DeSpain vs. Kelly Keller (Arkansas)

9:00 am Eleni Louka vs. Emmanuelle Salas (Furman)

TBA Laura Marti vs. Miruna Tudor (Arkansas)

TBA Zaina Nait Omar vs. Lucia Garrigues-Melendez