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APSU Lady Govs Tennis falls on the road to UT Martin Skyhawks

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMartin, TN – Despite a recent Ohio Valley Conference win against SEMO, Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team saw its momentum halted in a loss to UT Martin, 4-0, Saturday afternoon.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

In doubles play, Claudia Yanes Garcia and Brittney Covington played and were defeated by the Skyhawks’ Hitomi Naito and Jemima Potter with a score of 6-2.

Isabela Jovanovic and Hannah Tatlock followed with a loss to Burcu Tari and Elina Geut (6-3).

Moving on to singles play, Lidia Yanes Garcia battled with Martin’s Sarah Candeloro but lost 7-5, 6-3. The Govs continued their streak with two more losses in the 5th and 6th seed spots. Brittney Covington fell against Jemima Potter (6-1, 6-1) and Isabela Jovanovic lost to Elina Geut (6-1,6-0).

UT Martin clinched the victory after earning the first four victories of the match.

Austin Peay moves on to play Murray State this coming Tuesday, April 5th.

Box Score


No. 1- Sarah Candeloro (UTM) def. Lidia Yanes Garcia (APSU), 7-5, 6-3

No. 2- Claudia Yanes Garcia (APSU) unf. Hitomi Naito (UTM), 7-5, 4-3

No. 3- Helena Kuppig (APSU) unf. Asel Jumamukhambetova (UTM), 6-3, 4-3

No. 4- Hannah Tatlock (APSU) unf. Burcu Tari (UTM), 6-3, 5-2

No. 5- Jemima Potter (UTM) def. Brittany Covington (APSU), 6-1, 6-1

No. 6- Elina Geut (UTM) def. Isabela Jovanovic (APSU), 6-1, 6-0


No. 1 L. Yanes Garcia/Kuppig (APSU) unf. Candeloro/Jumamukhambetova (UTM), 4-4

No. 2- Naito/Potter (UTM) def. C. Yanes Garcia/Covington (APSU), 6-2

No. 3- Tari/Geut (UTM) def. Jovanovic/Tatlock (APSU)


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