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Women's Tennis Sweeps Jackson State, 7-0
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Release: February 08, 2013
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MONROE, La. -- ULM (3-0) women's tennis cruised past Jackson State (2-4) on Friday afternoon, 7-0. Just one match was in question at No. 1 singles but Sophie Rufyikiri was able to take care of business (6-4, 7-6).

ULM controlled doubles from the beginning as Rufyikiri and Ema Turudija dispatched Kesica Jayapalan and Harshini Reddy, 8-1. Petra Horakova and Silvia Tumova walked past Rebekah Adewumi and Laura Rojas, 8-2.

Thus, leaving the match between Medy Blankvoort and Justyna Krol against Karen Martinez and Angela Condorelli unfinished. ULM was up 7-2 in that contest.

Rufyikiri was able to edge Martinez in No. 1 singles (6-4, 7-6) to improve to 2-1 on the season. Blankvoort went to 3-0 with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Reddy.

Both Tumova (3-0) and Turudija (2-1) blanked their opponents (6-0, 6-0) in No. 3 and 4 singles. Krol (3-0) defeated Jayapalan (6-, 6-2) in No. 5 singles.

Horakova (3-0) ended her match early against Condorelli (3-1, ret.) at No. 6 singles.

ULM will stay at home and host Alcorn State on Feb. 16 at 1 p.m.

RESULTS

Singles competition
1. Sophie Rufyikiri (ULM) def. Karen Martinez (JSU) 6-4, 7-6
2. Medy Blankvoort (ULM) def. Harshini Reddy (JSU) 6-2, 6-2
3. Silvia Tumova (ULM) def. Laura Rojas (JSU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Ema Turudija (ULM) def. Rebekah Adewumi (JSU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Justyna Krol (ULM) def. Kesica Jayapalan (JSU) 6-3, 6-2
6. Petra Horakova (ULM) def. Angela Condorelli (JSU) 3-1, retired

Doubles competition
1. Sophie Rufyikiri/Ema Turudija (ULM) def. Kesica Jayapalan/Harshini Reddy (JSU) 8-1
2. Petra Horakova/Silvia Tumova (ULM) def. Rebekah Adewumi/Laura Rojas (JSU) 8-2
3. Medy Blankvoort/Justyna Krol (ULM) vs. Karen Martinez/Angela Condorelli (JSU) DNF

Match Notes
Jackson State 2-4
ULM 3-0

 

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