Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – In its opening night of matches, Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team rolled over Evansville, 6-1, Friday at the Governors Tennis Center.The two teams started the match with doubles play where third seed doubles team Claudia Yanes Garcia and Hannah Tatlock fell 4-6 against Marina Moreno and Andjala Brguljan.
Junior Isabella Jovanovic and sophomore Brittney Covington moved on to win the second seed match against Katie Dolgado and Kennedy Craig, 6-4, while Lidia Yanes Garcia and newcomer Helena Kuppig were triumphant in a tie break over Evansville’s Marisha Darzayan and Doreen Crasta,, 7-6 (5).
In singles play, the Govs cruised over the Purple Aces with five victories. In the first singles match, Hannah Tatlock knocked off Katie Dolgado 6-1, 6-0. Later, twins Claudia and Lidia Yanes Garcia finished their singles matches beating Doreen Crasta 6-0, 6-1 and Marina Moreno 6-1, 6-4, respectively.
Shortly after, two more victories came from Helena Kuppig and Brittany Covington over Evansville’s Marisha Darzyan 6-4, 7-6(5) and Crasta 6-1, 6-3. Finishing off the night, Isabella Jovanovic fell against Kennedy Craig, 3-6, 2-6.
Austin Peay returns to the court February 5th, hosting Dayton and Chattanooga on back-to-back dates.
No. 1 – Lidia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Marina Moreno (UE), 6-1, 6-4
No. 2 – Claudia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Doreen Crasta (UE), 6-0, 6-1
No. 3 – Helena Kuppig (APSU) def. Marina Darzyan (UE), 6-4, 7-6(5)
No. 4 – Hannah Tatlock (APSU) def. Katie Delgado (UE), 6-1, 6-0
No. 5 – Brittney Covington (APSU) def. Doreen Costa (UE), 6-1, 6-3
No. 6 – Kennedy Craig (UE) def. Isabela Jovanovic (APSU), 6-3, 6-2
No. 1 – L. Yanes Garcia/Kuppig (APSU) def. Darzyan/Crasta (UE), 7-6(5)
No. 2 – Jovanovic/Covington (APSU) def. Delgado/Craig (UE), 6-4
No. 3 – Moreno/Brguljan (UE) def. Tatlock/C. Yanes Garcia (APSU), 6-4