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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team took the doubles point and hung on for a crucial 4-3 victory against Murray State at the APSU Foy Fitness Center Tennis Courts, Tuesday afternoon.
In picking up its second conference win in its last three outings, Austin Peay (4-9, 3-4 OVC) remains in the hunt for a spot in the conference tournament.
The loss drops Murray State to 8-9 overall (3-4 OVC).
Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)
In doubles, Claudia Yanes Garcia and Brittney Covington got Austin Peay off to a solid start with a 6-3 win at No. 2 against Amina Hadzic and Megan Blue. The Govs clinched the point with a superb effort from Isabela Jovanovic and Hannah Tatlock at No. 3, where they polished off Alina Schibol and Jeanne Masson, 7-6.
Claudia Yanes Garcia easily dispatched Haily Morgan (6-0, 6-0) for APSU’s first singles win, while her sister Lidia took down Blue with similar ease (6-1, 6-0). Straight-set losses for Tatlock, Covington and Helena Kuppig were offset by a fantastic effort from Jovanovic, who defeated Masson 7-5, 2-6, 7-5 to secure the victory.
The Govs return to action this weekend against Tennessee State (Friday) and Belmont (Saturday).
No. 1 – Lidia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Megan Blue (MUR), 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 – Claudia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Amina Hadzic (MUR), 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 – Haily Morgan (MUR) def. Helena Kuppig (APSU), 6-0, 6-1
No. 4 – Erin Patton (MUR) def. Hannah Tatlock (APSU), 7-6, 6-4
No. 5 – Alina Schibol (MUR) def. Brittney Covington (APSU), 6-2, 6-2
No. 6 – Isabela Jovanovic (APSU) def. Jeanne Masson (MUR), 7-5, 2-6, 7-5
No. 1 – Patton/Morgan (MUR) def. L. Yanes Garcia/Kuppig (APSU), 6-4
No. 2 – C. Yanes Garcia/Covington (APSU) def. Blue/Hadzic (MUR), 6-3
No. 3 – Jovanovic/Tatlock (APSU) def. Masson/Schibol (MUR), 7-6
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