AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn women’s tennis defeated Louisiana-Monroe 4-1 and Georgia State 4-0 on Saturday at the Yarbrough Tennis Center. The Tigers improve to 3-0 on the season.
“I think we really learned a lot about our team and the things we need to work on going into the ITA Kickoff on Saturday,” Auburn head coach Lauren Spencer said. “ULM and Georgia State are both very tough, very different teams. I challenged the girls to come out and be competitive and I think they did that. We still have a lot to build on, but this is a very talented team and I think we will do well in the ITA Kickoff.”
In both matches, Auburn took the doubles point behind the play of Andie Dikosavljevic and Alannah Griffin who won both matches on the day.
Auburn jumped on top of ULM early, behind Andie and Griffin’s 6-1 victory over ULM’s Madalina Grigoriu and Karolina Snita. No. 31 Georgie Axon and Caroline Turner clinched the doubles point, defeating Luana Stanciu and Tiffany Mylonas, 6-2.
With the score tiedin singles, No. 101 Dikosavljevic defeated Patricia Villar 6-0, 6-4 to give the Tigers a 2-1 lead. No. 13 Alizee pushed it to 3-1 with a 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory over Andrei Stefana on court one. Georgie Axon clinched the match with a 7-6 (2), 6-2 victory over Madalina Grigoriu.
Dikosavljevic and Griffin earned their second doubles victory of the day over Daniela Ramirez and Anastasia Grosheva of Georgia State, 6-3. No. 25 Michaud and Taylor Russo clinched the point with a 6-3 win over Kristin Rehse and Damira Muminovic.
Axon improved to 12-4 in singles with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Georgia State’s Ilona Golynker. The freshman earned four total wins on the weekend.
After sitting out the first match, Russo defeated Tarani Kamoe 6-0, 6-1. Michaud clinched the match on court two, defeating Daniela Ramirez 7-6 (1), 6-2.
Auburn women’s tennis will return to action this Saturday and Sunday as it hosts the ITA Kickoff Weekend. The Tigers will take on Fresno State in the first round at Yarbough Tennis Center. The match begins at 12 p.m. and admission is free.
No. 15 Auburn 4, ULM 1
No. 13 Alizee Michaud (AU) def. Stefana Andrei (ULM), 7-6 (6), 6-2
No. 101 Andie Dikosavljevic (AU) def. Patraicia Villar (ULM), 6-0, 6-4
Roos van der Zwaan (AU) vs. Tiffany Mylonas (ULM), 4-6, 6-2, 3-1, uf
Petra Horakova (ULM) def. Alannah Griffin (AU), 6-2, 6-3
Georgie Axon (AU) vs. Madalina Grigoriu (ULM), 7-6 (2), 6-2
Caroline Turner (AU) vs. Karolina Snita (ULM), 6-4, 3-1, uf
Alizee Michaud/Reka Muller (AU) vs. Andrei, Stefana/Horakova, Petra (ULM) 3-4, uf
Andie Dikosavljevic/Alannah Griffin (AU) def. Grigoriu, Madalina/Snita, Karolina (ULM) 6-1
No. 31 Georgie Axon/Caroline Turner (AU) def. Stanciu, Luana/Mylonas, Tiffany (ULM) 6-2
Match played indoors
Order of finish: Doubles: 2,3 Singles: 4,2,1,5
No. 15 Auburn 4, Georgia State 0
No. 101 Andie Dikosavljevic (AU) def. Kristin Rehse (GSU),7-6 (1), 3-1, uf
No. 13 Alizee Michaud (AU) def. Daniela Ramirez (GSU), 7-6 (6), 6-2
Taylor Russo (AU) vs. Tarani Kamoe (GSU), 6-0, 6-1
Alannah Griffin (AU) vs. Damira Muminovic (GSU), 6-2, 5-4
Roos van der Zwaan (AU) vs. Arina Taluyenko (GSU), 6-1, 0-6, 4-2, uf
Georgie Axon (AU) vs. Ilona Golynker (GSU), 6-1, 6-0
No. 25 Alizee Michaud/Taylor Russo (AU) def. Kristin Rehse/Damira Muminovic (GSU), 6-3
Roos van der Zwaan/Reka Muller (AU) def. Arina Taluyenko/Tarani Kamoe (GSU) 4-4, uf
Andie Dikosavljevic/Alannah Griffin (AU) def. Daniela Ramirez/Anastasia Grosheva (GSU) 6-3
Match played indoors
Order of finish: Doubles: 2,3 Singles: 6,3,2