Women's Tennis
WTN picks up third conference win

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March 11, 2012

Final Stats

The No. 22 Vanderbilt Commodores topped the No. 38 South Carolina Gamecocks in Sunday’s match, defeating their opponent 5-2 for their third conference win of the spring.

Jackie Wu and Alex Leatu roared out to a quick 8-3 win on court two in doubles to give the Dores an edge. South Carolina tied the doubles matches when Josefin Andersson and Katerina Popova beat Marie Casares and Nelly Radeva 9-8 on court three.

Ashleigh Antal and Lauren Mira came back from being down in their set to beat Jaklin Alawi and Dominika Kanakova 9-8, clinching the doubles point and giving the Commodores a 1-0 lead heading into singles.

South Carolina tied the match up when Kanakova defeated Leatu 6-2, 6-1, but Wu retook the lead with her 6-4, 6-1 win on court one, defeating #34 Anya Morgina.

Antal put the Dores within a point of the win as she split her sets against Adriana Pereira, defeating her 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

With the Dores leading 3-1, Radeva put the match away for Vanderbilt, forcing a third set after dropping her first to Andersson. The win gave the Commodores their third conference victory and an 11-4 record this spring.

Lauren Mira wrapped up the scoring for the Commodores, defeating #64 Jaklin Alawi in three sets for the 5-2 win.

The Commodores travel to Tuscaloosa to face Alabama in two weeks, and return on Sunday the 25th to host Auburn.

Results:
Singles:
1. #29 Jackie Wu (VU) def. #34 Anya Morgina (USC) 6-4, 6-1
2. #98 Lauren Mira (VU) def. #64 Jaklin Alawi (USC) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
3. Dominika Kanakova (USC) def. Alex Leatu (VU) 6-2, 6-1
4. Katerina Popova (USC) def. Marie Casares (VU) 6-4, 7-5
5. Ashleigh Antal (VU) def. Adriana Pereira (USC) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
6. Nelly Radeva (VU) def. Josefin Andersson (USC) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 *

Doubles:
1. Antal-Mira (VU) def. Alawi-Kanakova (USC) 9-8 *
2. #50 Wu-Leatu (VU) def. Morgina-Periera (USC) 8-3
3. Andersson-Popova (USC) def. Casares-Radeva (VU) 9-8


 

 

Match Notes:

#22 Vanderbilt 11-5 (3-1 SEC)

#38 South Carolina 8-4 (1-3 SEC)


Order of Finish: Doubles (2,3,1) Singles: (3,1,5,6,4,2)

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