Hogs Earn Second-Straight Sweep
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- The Arkansas women’s tennis team earned its second sweep in a row with a defeat of ULM Friday afternoon.
The Hogs split the first two sets in doubles play, with Martina Zerulo and Tatum Rice earning a 6-0 win at the No. 1 position. Lauren Alter and Laura Rijkers fell 6-2 to the Warhawks before Jackie Carr and Miruna Tudor clinched the point at the No. 3 position.
Singles play got off to a fast start, as Rice defeated Tiffany Phaysouphan 6-1, 6-1. Zerulo put the Razorbacks up 3-0 at the No. 1 position, earning a 6-3, 6-1 victory. Tudor clinched the match, giving Arkansas its fourth win of the season with a 6-0, 7-5 win.
The team played through the clinch, with Rijkers earning a third-set victory at the No. 4 position. Carr defeated Angeles Cuerto 6-1, 6-4 before Alter put the match away with a 7-5, 7-5 victory.
The Razorbacks will return to the court Sunday for a doubleheader against Pine Bluff. First serve is set for 11 a.m.
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Arkansas 7, ULM 0
Doubles Results – Order of Finish (1,2,3)
1. Martina Zerulo/Tatum Rice (ARK) def. Radu, Teodora/Phaysouphan, Tiffany (ULM) 6-0
2. Manjanna, Shivani/Cueto, Angeles (ULM) def. Lauren Alter/Laura Rijkers (ARK) 6-2
3. Jackie Carr/Miruna Tudor (ARK) def. Alfaro, Emilia/Salerno, Florencia (ULM) 6-3
Singles Results – Order of Finish (2,1,6,4,5,3)
1. Martina Zerulo (ARK) def. Radu, Teodora (ULM) 6-3, 6-1
2. Tatum Rice (ARK) def. Phaysouphan, Tiffany (ULM) 6-1, 6-1
3. Lauren Alter (ARK) def. Alfaro, Emilia (ULM) 7-5, 7-5
4. Laura Rijkers (ARK) def. Manjanna, Shivani (ULM) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
5. Jackie Carr (ARK) def. Cueto, Angeles (ULM) 6-1, 6-4
6. Miruna Tudor (ARK) def. Garbino, Jimena (ULM) 6-0, 7-5