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APSU Women’s Tennis loses to Middle Tennessee, Sunday


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APSU Women's TennisMurfreesboro, TNClaudia Yanes Garcia and Fabienne Schmidt each won singles matches but Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team fell by a score of 5-2 on the road in Murfreesboro against Middle Tennessee on Sunday afternoon.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis falls to Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Sunday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis falls to Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Sunday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Middle Tennessee (2-0) opened the match by claiming all three doubles matches against the Govs to claim the lone doubles point.

Claudia Yanes Garcia got the Govs off to a great start with her 6-3, 6-0 victory over Maria Josefina Zehnder at No. 1 singles.

However, the Blue Raiders rallied off four straight wins in singles, before Fabienne Schmidt won an epic match at No. 3 singles 7-5, 4-6, 12-10.

Austin Peay (0-1) returns to open its home schedule with a 1:00pm, Monday, January 15th contest against Chattanooga at the Governors Indoor Tennis Center.  

Box Score

Middle Tennessee 5, Austin Peay 2


1. Kim Kermet/Luisa Zirilli (MT) def. Lidia Yanes Garcia/Claudia Yanes Garcia (APSU) 6-1

2. Lee Barnard/Zani Barnard (MT) def. Helena Kuppig/Ana Albertson (APSU) 6-2

3. Maria Josefina Zehnder/Marta Peris Herrero (MT) def. Fabienne Schmidt/Brittney Covington (APSU) 6-2


1. Claudia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Maria Josefina Zehnder (MT) 6-3, 6-0

2. Costanza Magazzini (MT) def. Lidia Yanes Garcia (APSU) 6-2, 6-4

3. Fabienne Schmidt (APSU) def. Kim Kermet (MT) 7-5, 4-6, 12-10

4. Lee Barnard (MT) def. Helena Kuppig (APSU) 6-0, 2-6, 6-3

5. Lidia Burrows (MT) def. Ana Albertson (APSU) 6-2, 6-3

6. Zani Barnard (MT) def. Brittney Covington (APSU) 6-1, 6-3

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




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