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Austin Peay Lady Govs pick up season’s first win against Blue Raiders

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team saw its season-opening seven-match winless streak come to an end as the Lady Govs defeated Lindsey Wilson 4-3, Saturday, at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information) [1]

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

In doubles action for Austin Peay (1-7), the pairing of sophomore Hannah Tatlock [2] and senior Jovana Karac [3] claimed an 8-2 victory at the No. 2 position.

The Lady Govs were able to claim the doubles point when duo of senior Ornella Di Salvo [4] and sophomore Vanessa Tavares [5] earned a thrilling 9-8 (6) victory at the No. 1 slot.

In singles play, the Lady Govs were led by Tatlock who cruised to a 6-0, 6-3 victory at No. 2 singles and Di Salvo who claimed a 6-4, 6-3 win at the No. 1 position. The Lady Govs were able to clinch the match when Tavares earned a 7-5, 6-4 victory at the No. 3 slot.

The Lady Govs will return to action with a 2:00pm, March 7th road contest against Kennesaw State.

Box Score

Singles

No. 1 – Ornella Di Salvo [4] (APSU) def. Alicia Rodriguez (LWC) 6-4, 6-1

No. 2 – Hannah Tatlock [2] (APSU) def. Diana Gerlakh (LWC) 6-0, 6-3

No. 3 – Vanessa Tavares [5] (APSU) def. Anna Gaprindashvili (LWC) 7-5, 6-4

No. 4 – Henar Munoz (LWC) def. Brittney Covington [6] (APSU) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4

No. 5 – Fiona Curty (LWC) vs. Isabela Jovanovic [7] (APSU) 6-1,7-5

No. 6. – Ana Pinto (LWC) def. Jovana Karac [3] (APSU) 9-7

Doubles

No. 1 – Di Salvo/Tavares (APSU) def. Munoz/Curty (LWC) 9-8 (8-6)

No. 2 – Tatlock/Karac (APSU) def. Gerlakh/Gaprindashvili (LWC) 8-2

No. 3 – Rodriguez/Pinto (LWC) def. Covington/Jovanovic (APSU) 8-5