Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team opened up its Ohio Valley Conference season against UT Martin, Friday, at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center. Despite a valiant effort the Lady Govs fell to the Skyhawks 6-1.
With the loss the Lady Govs fall to 2-9 overall, with a 0-1 mark in the OVC. UT Martin improves to 4-4 overall, with a 1-0 OVC record.
Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)
In doubles play for the Lady Govs, the senior pairing of Ornella di Salvo and Vanessa Tavares dropped a thrilling 9-8 (1) match at the No. 1 slot. The Skyhawks clinched the doubles point with 8-2 victories at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions.
In singles action, the Lady Govs were led by senior Jovana Karac who cruised to a 6-0, 6-3 victory against Florence Nicole at the No. 6 slot. With the win, Karac extends her present winning streak to three matches.
In other singles matches, sophomore Hannah Tatlock dropped a hard fought 6-3, 6-3 match to Sarah Candeloro at the No. 2 position while sophomore Isabela Jovanovic fell 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5.
The Lady Govs return to action with an 11:00am, Saturday OVC contest against Southeast Missouri at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.
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