September 21, 2019 - by
Seminoles Win Two Doubles Titles at Debbie Southern Fall Classic

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Florida State Women’s tennis team had a dominant day two at the 33rd Annual Debbie Southern Fall Classic. The Seminoles won two doubles titles and advanced three Noles to the singles championship match of their respective flights.

Play opened on Saturday with the final round of doubles action.  Petra Hule and Sasha Hill took home a doubles title in flight three by defeating Mississippi State’s Emma Antonaki and Alexandra Mikhailuk 8-6.  In flight one, junior Emmanuelle Salas and freshman Victoria Allen posted an 8-7 (4) win against Tennessee’s Kaitlin Staines and Tenika McGiffin,

The second doubles title came from the Seminole duo of Nandini Das and Andrea Garcia.  The pair closed out doubles play with a dominating 8-3 victory over Peyton Pesavento and Maddie Lynch of Wake Forest.

In round two of singles action, Das, Hill and Garcia pocketed straight set victories to clinch spots in the finals.  Das took down Marta Perez-Mur of Texas 6-3, 6-1. Hill earned a 6-2, 6-1 victory over USC’s Ana Cruz.  Garcia defeated Vanderbilt’s Anna Ross 7-6, 7-6, while Emmanuelle Salas dropped a hard-fought 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 decision to Mia Horvit of USC.

Petra Hule earned her way to the consolation final in flight three winning 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 over Julia Adams (Furman), while Allen and Stegman came up short in the second day of competition.

The final round of singles play will begin on Sunday at 9 a.m. Freshman Hill and senior’s Das and Garcia will all be competing for their flight titles in singles play.

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Salas/Allen (FSU) def. Staines/McGiffin (Tennessee) 8-7 (4)

Hill/Hule (FSU) def. Antonaki/Mikhailuk (MSU) 8-6

Das/Garcia (FSU) def. Pesavento/Lynch (Wake) 8-3

Mia Horvit (USC) def. Emmanuelle Salas (FSU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Petra Hule (FSU) def. Julia Adams (Furman) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Saby Nihalani (Wake) def. Victoria Allen (FSU) 7-6, 6-0

Sasha Hill (FSU) def. Ana Cruz (USC) 6-2, 6-1

Nandini Das (FSU) def. Marta Perez-Mur (Texas) 6-3, 6-1

Andrea Garcia (FSU) def. Anna Ross (Vandy) 7-6, 7-6

Mira Stegman (FSU) def. Mary Beth Hurley (OSU) 6-3, 6-3

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