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Women's Tennis Sweeps Singles over Sailfish to Stay Undefeated

Women's Tennis Sweeps Singles over Sailfish to Stay Undefeated

LAKELAND, FL - A sweep of singles flights helped Florida Southern College women's tennis overcome an early doubles points loss to defeat Palm Beach Atlantic, 6-1. The No. 9 Moccasins (5-0, 2-0) earned three 6-0 sets in single flights to clinch the win over the Sailfish (0-3, 0-2) after losing a hotly contested doubles point in the No. 3 flight.

The Mocs improved to 20-5 in all singles competition for the season while Lola Asis continued to play perfect in the No. 6 singles flight, improving to 4-0 in that slot. No. 50 Lorena Rionda and Magda Stepnik also remained undefeated in singles play and improved to 3-0 and 4-0, respectively, with Stepnik earning her first win playing in the No. 3 singles flight.

HOW IT HAPPENED

Singles competition
1. Selin Devrimci (FSCW) def. Vanessa Buchbinder (PBAW) 6-4, 6-0
2. #50 Lorena Rionda (FSCW) def. Bella Mermersky (PBAW) 6-3, 6-0
3. Magda Stepnik (FSCW) def. Consuela VanGrinsven (PBAW) 6-1, 7-5
4. Minnie Kim (FSCW) def. Nicole Reich (PBAW) 6-3, 6-2
5. Natalija Popovic (FSCW) def. Elvira Edstrom (PBAW) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1
6. Lola Asis (FSCW) def. Verena Weindl (PBAW) 6-2, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Vanessa Buchbinder/Yuliia Russu (PBAW) def. Selin Devrimci/Minnie Kim (FSCW) 6-2
2. Lorena Rionda/Magda Stepnik (FSCW) def. Consuela VanGrinsven/Bella Mermersky (PBAW) 6-4
3. Nicole Reich/Elvira Edstrom (PBAW) def. Natalija Popovic/Gabby Hesse (FSCW) 7-6 (7-2)
Match Notes
Palm Beach Atl. 0-3
Florida Southern 5-0; National ranking #9; Regional ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,1,4,3,5,6)

UP NEXT

The Moccasins will face their hardest test since defeating No. 2 West Florida next Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. when No. 3 Saint Leo comes to the Wynee Warden Tennis Center.