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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis defeats Carson-Newman, 6-1


APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – The beat goes on for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis, as the Governors picked up their seventh-straight win, dispatching Carson-Newman, 6-1, Friday at the Governors Tennis Center.  

Austin Peay State University Women's Tennis makes it seven win in a row with 6-1 victory over Carson-Newman, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis makes it seven win in a row with 6-1 victory over Carson-Newman, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

It was another hot-start to the match for the Govs, who won the doubles point for the sixth-straight match.

Danielle Morris and Jana Leder got things started in the No. 1 doubles matching, picking up their third straight win to give Austin Peay State University an early advantage.

The Governors clinched the doubles point in the No. 3 matchup, with Ana Albertson and Sarah Heckel knocking off the No. 3 pairing from Carson-Newman to improve to 6-0 this spring as a duo. In the final doubles match, Fabienne Schmidt and Aleks Topalovic picked up a win in the No. 2 doubles position, improving their winning streak as a duo to six.

Leading 1-0 entering singles play, the Govs made it 3-0 quickly as Leder and Topalovic picked up wins in straight sets in the No. 2 and No. 4 positions. Needing just one more point to clinch the match, Martina Paladini-Jennings posted a convincing win in the No. 3 position to claim the match for Austin Peay State University.

With three singles matches left to settle the score, Morris and Heckel picked up wins in the No. 1 and No. 5 singles spots, putting Austin Peay State University up 6-0. In the final singles match of the afternoon, Albertson dropped her match in the No. 6 singles position, as the Govs picked up their seventh-straight win and improved 7-1 this season.



Danielle Morris/Jana Leder (APSU) def. Ana Carla Resende/Abby Reis (C-N) 6-2

Fabienne Schmidt/Aleks Topalovic (APSU) def. Hannah Price/Tash Forrest (C-N) 7-5

Ana Albertson/Sarah Heckel (APSU) def. Anita Chornei/Alisha Liashova (C-N) 6-2




Danielle Morris (APSU) def. Ana Carla Resende (C-N) 6-3, 6-2

Jana Leder (APSU) def. Hannah Price (C-N) 6-0, 6-0

Martina Paladini-Jennings (APSU) def. Anita Chornei (C-N) 6-2, 6-0

Aleks Topalovic (APSU) def. Tash Forrest (C-N) 6-0, 6-0

Sarah Heckel (APSU) def. Klara Vuckovic (C-N) 6-1, 3-6, 10-3

Alisha Liashova (C-N) def. Ana Albertson (APSU) 6-3, 6-2

Next Up For Austin Peay State University

The Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team will head back on the road to put their seven-match winning streak to the test when they play a 4:00pm, Friday, February 21st match against Louisville at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.




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