Chattanooga slips past UNCG, 4-3, in women's tennis action
GREENSBORO, NC – Chattanooga won two of the three doubles matches to earn the afternoon’s first point and that wound up being the difference as the Mocs defeated UNC Greensboro, 4-3, in Southern Conference women’s tennis action on Saturday afternoon.
The teams split the six singles matches. The Mocs earned wins by Anastasia Zhukova, Lindsey Ballard and Beata Knizat at Nos. 1, 2 and 6. The Spartans picked up wins from Erica Zabkar, Lourdes Moran and Sophie Rychlik in the Nos. 3, 4 and 5 matches.
All three doubles pro-sets were decided by 8-1 scores, with Chattanooga winning two of them.
Zabkar, a sophomore from Atlanta, GA, had the easiest win of the afternoon, defeating Talita Bragato, 6-0 and 6-1.
UNCG returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts in-state rival UNC Wilmington for a 2 pm match.
Chattanooga 4, UNCG 3
SINGLES: Anastasia Zhukova (UTC) def. Emily Wade 6-2, 6-2; Lindsey Ballard (UTC) def. Whitney Miles 7-6 (7-5), 6-4; Erica Zabkar (UNCG) def. Talita Bragato 6-0, 6-1; Lourdes Moran (UNCG) def. Maureen Parris 6-1, 4-6, 6-1; Sophie Rycklik (UNCG) def. Bonnie Adams 6-3, 7-6 (7-3); Beata Knizat (UTC) def. Sarah Templeton 6-2, 6-4.
DOUBLES: Zhukova/Ballard (UTC) def. Wade/Rychlik 8-1; Moran/Miles (UNCG) def. Bragato/Parris 8-1; Parris/Adams (UTC) def. Zabkar/Templeton 8-1.
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