|#38 Arkansas 4, #44 Auburn 3|
Women's Singles Results
|No. 1||#81 Burgmans (AU) def. #68 Lysa (ARK)||6-3, 6-3|
|No. 2||Hudson (ARK) def. Dikosvaljevic (AU)||4-6, 6-3, 6-1|
|No. 3||Flickinger (AU) def. Craft (ARK)||6-4, 2-7, 6-0|
|No. 4||Shkorupeieva (ARK) def. Muller (AU)||6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (4)|
|No. 5||Araujo (ARK) def. de Man (AU)||6-4, 4-6, 6-2|
|No. 6||Pfeifler (AU) def. Jurasic (ARK)||6-2, 7-5|
|Order of Finish||1, 6, 4, 2, 3, 5|
Women's Doubles Results
|No. 1||#69 Hudson/Lysa (ARK) def. #5 Burgmans/Flickinger (AU)||8-5|
|No. 2||Kucharova/de Man (AU) def. Craft/Jurasic (ARK)||8-3|
|No. 3||Arajujo/Shkorupeieva (ARK) def. Muller/Pfeifler (AU)||8-6|
|Order of Finish||2, 1, 3|
AUBURN, Ala. - No. 44 Auburn women’s tennis dropped a tight match against No. 38 Arkansas on Sunday in its home finale, falling to the Razorbacks 4-3 at the Yarbrough Tennis Center.
With the match tied at 3-3, Arkansas’ Flavia Arajujo defeated Auburn’s Paula de Man 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 on court five to clinch the marathon match for the Razorbacks. Auburn fell to 15-12, 3-10 in the SEC while Arkansas moved to 16-13, 4-9 in conference play.
Auburn dropped the doubles point despite getting an 8-3 win from Michala Kucharova and de Man on court. The victory gave Kucharova and de Man their 13th win of the year together.
The Tigers rallied back from the early deficit with two straight-set wins on courts one and six. No. 81 Pleun Burgmans topped Arkansas’ Yuliya Lysa, 6-3, 6-3, at the No. 1 line. In her final home match, Jen Pfefiler put Auburn in the lead at 2-1 with a 6-3, 7-5 victory on court six.
After Arkansas regained the lead, the Tigers quickly tied the match once again at 3-3 as Emily Flickinger earned a hard-fought 6-4, 2-6, 6-0 win on court three.
Auburn will be the No. 12 seed at the SEC Tournament, which runs April 15-19 in Columbia, S.C. The Tigers will open play against Tennessee on Wednesday at 9 a.m. CT.
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