Women Netters Blank Southern Utah
Feb. 15, 2013
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The 58th-ranked UNLV women's tennis team only dropped one set in downing Southern Utah 7-0 in its second match of the day Friday at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.
The Lady Rebels improved to 4-3 overall after a day that saw them open with a 4-3 defeat at the hands of San Jose State.
UNLV swept the doubles matches for one team point. Lucia Batta and Nives Pavlovic won 8-1 over Olva Kunz and Aleksandra Ivanova at No. 1; Aleksandra Josifoska and Janine Erasmus downed Veronika Rogova and Madeline Skaras at No. 2; and Ella Bourchier and Alexis Garrett won 8-3 against Anastasia Vasileva and Afton Staheli on court three.
In singles play, Josifoska, ranked 19th in the nation, rolled past Kunz, 6-0, 6-1; Batta got by Rogova, 7-6, 6-1; Pavlovic used a super-tiebreaker to fight off Ivanova, 1-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-4); Anett Ferenczi-Bako defeated Skaras, 6-2, 6-2; Bourchier won 6-1, 6-0 over Vasileva; while Garrett won by that same score over Afton at the final position.
Next up, UNLV hosts BYU a week from today starting with doubles at 10 a.m. Admission to all matches is free of charge.
UNLV WOMEN'S TENNIS RESULTS Feb. 15, 2013 at Las Vegas, NV (Fertitta Tennis Complex)