AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn women’s tennis picked up two more dominant wins on Saturday. The Tigers beat UT Martin 4-0 in the first match and swept Troy 7-0 in the second.
“Today was a solid day of tennis for us,” said Auburn women’s tennis coach Lauren Spencer. “I was really impressed with how well we focused against two scrappy teams. I thought we came out with a great attitude and took care of business in doubles during both matches. We also did a great job of competing in singles when Troy challenged us early. We will have a quick turnaround with the 9 a.m. start tomorrow and hopefully we can come out focused and ready to play.”
Auburn continued their dominance in doubles on Saturday. Senior duo Pleun Burgmans and Paula de Man lead the Tigers with two wins, beating Hitomi Naito and Burcu Tari, 6-2 and Efriliya Herlina and Alicia Rodriguez, 6-0.
Andie Dikosavljevic and Alannah Griffin stayed undefeated in doubles with two more wins. In the first match, the pair beat () and (), 6-1. In the second match, they battled back after trailing early to win 6-4 and clinch the doubles point for Auburn.
Reka Muller and Alizee Michaud got back on track after dropping their first doubles match against Samford. In the first match, the dup was winning 5-3 when the doubles point was clinched. Muller and Michaud were dominant against Jiayuan Xue and Hannah Seizer, winning 6-0.
Burgmans led the way in singles for the Tigers with two wins. She beat Hitomi Naito of UT Martin 6-1, 6-0 in the first match. In the second match against Troy, she took down Hannah Seizer, 6-2, 6-1.
Michaud stayed undefeated in singles with a 6-3, 6-3 win against Sanae Ohta of Troy. No. 31 Andie Dikosavljevic played in the No. 1 spot for Auburn and beat Jiayuan Xue of Troy 6-3, 6-3. She was winning 6-2, 5-3 against Sarah Candeloro when the first match was clenched.
Freshman Alannah Griffin added two more wins to her already impressive start at Auburn. She now has 15 singles wins on the season, which is most on this Auburn squad.
Auburn will finish up the weekend Sunday with two more matches. The Tigers will play Texas State at 9 a.m. and Alabama A&M at 1 p.m. Both matches will be played at Yarbrough Tennis Center and Admission is free.