Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida State women’s tennis team put on a dominating performance on day one of the 2019 Seminole All-Conference Showdown. The Garnet and Gold went a perfect 6-0 in doubles with all pairs advancing to the championship match in their respective bracket’s and went 4-1 in singles.
The day got started at 10 a.m. after start time was pushed back due to the courts being wet early in the morning. In the first round, freshman Sasha Hill and junior Petra Hule started the Noles off with a 6-2 victory over Mackenzie Clark and Laura Fabrizi of Tulane. The rest of the double pairs quickly followed as senior Nandini Das and junior Emmanuelle Salas took down Love Star Alexis and Marta Peris Herrero (MTSU) 6-1. Also, with a 6-1 victory, senior Andrea Garcia teamed up with freshman Mira Stegmann to defeat Tulane’s Lauren Gish and Christina Sisti.
The Seminoles continued their impressive day in the second round of doubles competition. Hule and Hill went up against Amelie Boy and Laura Pellicer Perello of (USF) resulting in a 6-2 win. Salas and Das advanced to the finals of their respective bracket with a 6-1 win of their own over Madison Dillon and Danni Vines of Furman. Garcia and Stegmann put the exclamation point at the end of doubles play with a dominating 6-1 victory over MTSU’s Muskan Gupta/Noelle Mauro
In singles, Hule showed off by winning a quick 6-0, 6-0 match against Laura Rijkers (ARK). Next, Salas earned a 6-4, 6-2 win over Tulane’s Mackenzie Clark. In the only loss on the day, Garcia dropped a hard-fought battle to Yunuen Elizarraras of ETSU 6-3, 1-6, 10-5. Stegmann quickly got Florida State back on track with a win over UNF’s Kendall Nash 6-3, 6-2. Das finished day one for the Noles taking down Grace Eland (USF) 6-0, 6-2.
Competition will resume tomorrow in Tallahassee, Fla. at Scott Speicher Memorial Tennis Center at 9 a.m.
Draws and results can be found at: https://courthive.com/t/31362?
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Friday, Nov. 8
Petra Hule/Sasha Hill (FSU) def. Mackenzie Clark/Laura Fabrizi (TUL) 6-2
Emmanuelle Salas/Nandini Das (FSU) def. Love Star Alexis/Marta Peris Herrero (MTSU) 6-1
Andrea Garcia/Mira Stegmann (FSU) def. Lauren Gish/Christina Sisti (TUL) 6-1
Petra Hule/Sasha Hill (FSU) def. Amelie Boy/Laura Pellicer Perello (USF) 6-2
Emmanuelle Salas/Nandini Das (FSU) def. Madison Dillon/Danni Vines (FUR) 6-1
Andrea Garcia/Mira Stegmann (FSU) def. Muskan Gupta/Noelle Mauro (MTSU) 6-0
Mira Stegmann (FSU) def. Kendall Nash (UNF) 6-3, 6-2
Yunuen Elizarraras (ETSU) def. Andrea Garcia (FSU) 6-3, 1-6, 10-5
Emmanuelle Salas (FSU) def. Mackenzie Clark (TUL) 6-4, 6-2
Petra Hule (FSU) def. Laura Rijkers (ARK) 6-0, 6-0
Nandini Das (FSU) def. Grace Eland (USF) 6-0, 6-2