GREENSBORO, N.C.– UNC Greensboro’s women’s tennis won six doubles and four singles matches on the final day of the Spartan Classic Sunday.
Freshmen Erika Barquero and Hanna Giddings won two doubles matches with wins over North Carolina Central’s doubles duo of Maru Burghams and Ivana Dragovic 6-0 and Daniela Naupani and Mayumi Saguetti 6-1 of Gardner-Webb, while sophomores Tayah Cross and Brianna Gomez also won both of their doubles matches with wins over Campbell’s doubles duo of Pong and Alex Nicagra 6-4 and CU’s doubles team of Lea Cutura and Pauline Roustan 6-1.
Junior Sophia Adams and sophomore Eugenia Camacho defeated doubles team Huda McGraw of Campbell and Adriene Vesley of Gardner-Webb 6-2, but fell to NCCU’s doubles team of Sofia Miller and Emily Pena, while senior Nancy Bridges and sophomore Emily Ory also split the doubles with a win over Hannah Gaines and Frida Crossen of NCCU 6-0, but fell to Milijiana Risitc and Valentine Limauge of GWU 6-3.
The Spartans won four of the seven singles matches against Campbell as Bridges defeated Lou Regen 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (6), Barquero defeated Ana Castilla 2-6, 7-6 (4), 1-0 (6), Hanna Giddings defeated Lucile Pong 5-7, 3-6, 1-0 (7) and Gomez defeated Lea Cutura 7-6 (4), 6-1.
Adams fell to Alex Nicoara 7-6 (5) in the first set, but battled back to win the second set 6-3, but fell in the final set 1-0 (9), while Ory won the first set 6-4, but fell in a tough second set 7-6 and also fell in the final set 1-0 (7) and sophomore Tayah Cross lost the first set 6-4 to Inma Revert, but won the second set 6-3 and fell in the final set 1-0 (7).
The Spartans return to action for the ITA Regionals held in Chapel Hill, N.C., from Thursday, Oct. 18 until Sunday, Oct. 21.
Nancy Bridges (UNCG) d. Lou Regen (CU) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (60
Erika Barquero (UNCG) d. Ana Castilla (CU) 2-6, 7-6 (4), 1-0 (6)
Alex Nicoara (CU) d. Sophia Adams (UNCG) 7-6 (5), 3-6, 1-0 (9)
Hanna Giddings (UNCG) d. Lucile Pong 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (7)
Brianna Gomez (UNCG) d. Lea Cutura 7-6 (4), 6-1
Pauline Roustan (CU) d. Emily Ory (UNCG) 6-4, 6-7, 1-0 (7)
Inma Revert (CU) d. Tayah Cross (UNCG) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (7)
Erika Barquero/Hanna Giddings (UNCG) d. Maru Burghams/Ivana Dragovic (NCCU) 6-0
Hanna Giddings/Erika Barquero (UNCG) d. Daniela Naupani/Mayumi Saguetti (GWU) 6-1
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