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APSU Lady Govs Tennis loses to Lipscomb

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN –Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team had opportunities but could not overcome Lipscomb, falling 4-3 at the Governors Tennis Center, Tuesday.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis
Austin Peay Women’s Tennis

The Lady Govs got off to a good start, winning the doubles point for the third match in a row. Sophomore Ornella Di Salvo and junior Andra Cornea defeated Deahna Welcher and Jenny Borck, 8-5, in No. 1 singles, while sophomores Alison Carre and Vanessa Tavares defeated Alyssa Bellini and Lorena Djuknic, 8-4, for the point.

Austin Peay took the top two singles matches as well. Carre defeated Welcher (6-3, 6-2) in No. 1, while Di Salvo knocked off Kromer (6-2, 6-1) in No. 2.

Cornea battled Djuknic in a three-set match, falling 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 in No. 3 singles. Tavares lost the first set to Bellini in No. 4 singles, but was forced to retire.

The Lady Govs hit the road for the first time in two weeks when face Northern Kentucky, 11:00am, Saturday in Highland Heights, KY.

Box Score

 

Singles competition
1. CARRE, Alison (APSUW) def. Deahna Welcher (LIPW) 6-3, 6-2
2. DI SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) def. Melissa Kromer (LIPW) 6-2, 6-1
3. Lorena Djuknic (LIPW) def. CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) 6-2, 4-6, 7-6
4. Alyssa Bellini (LIPW) def. TAVARES, Vanessa (APSUW) 7-5, 2-1, retired
5. Jenny Borck (LIPW) def. KARAC, Jovana (APSUW) 6-2, 6-3
6. Shilpa Naruka (LIPW) def. KUBEK, Mary Theresa (APSUW) 6-0, 6-0

 

Doubles competition
1. DI SALVO, Ornella/CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) def. Deahna Welcher/Jenny Borck (LIPW) 8-5
2. CARRE, Alison/TAVARES, Vanessa (APSUW) def. Alyssa Bellini/Lorena Djuknic (LIPW) 8-4
3. Melissa Kromer/Shilpa Naruka (LIPW) def. KARAC, Jovana/COVINGTON, Julie (APSUW) 8-1

 

Match Notes
Lipscomb 3-5
Austin Peay 1-7
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