Florence, AL – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team won five double matches on the first day of the UNA Fall Invitational, Saturday, at the UNA Varsity Tennis Courts.
Danielle Morris and Jana Leder paired together for the first time this fall and defeated the Lions’ duo of Payton Andrews and Lee-Taylor Bishop, 6-3. Martina Paladini-Jennings and Yu-Hua Cheng picked up their first win together in a 6-2 victory over UNA’s Sydney Flesch and Nicole Reilly.
The Govs swept all three doubles matches against West Alabama. Morris and Paladini-Jennings defeated the Tigers’ Hardija Vidnere and Heden Ly, 6-4, while Leder and Honoka Nakanishi won a 7-6 match over the Haina Franco and Emiri Takanishi.
Austin Peay State University women’s tennis finishes its fall season, Sunday, with singles matches against both the Lions and Tigers. For news and schedule updates from Florence, follow the Governors women’s tennis team on Twitter (@GovsWTN) or Instagram (@GovsTennis).
Doubles vs. North Alabama
Morris / Leder (APSU) def. Bishop / Andrews (UNA) 6-3
Going / Loubser (UNA) def. Topalovic / Torrablba (APSU) 7-6 (4)
Paladini-Jennings / Cheng (APSU) def. Flesch /Reilly (UNA) 6-2
Doubles vs. West Alabama
Paladini-Jennings / Morris (APSU) def. Vidnere / Ly (WA) 6-4
Leder / Nakanishi (APSU) def. Franco / Takanishi (WA) 7-6
Torrealba / Cheng (APSU) def. Bishop / Arevalo (WA) 7-5