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Auburn Women's Tennis wraps up play at Miami Fall Invite
Sept. 24, 2017

AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn women's tennis got the fall season started with nine combined victories over singles and doubles competition at the Miami Fall Invite in Coral Gables, Fla., in a season-opening tournament that provided invaluable experience for the Tigers against Miami, Florida Gulf Coast University and Pittsburgh.

"This was a good opportunity to see where we stand as a team," head coach Lauren Spencer said. "We have work to do moving forward."

Freshman Jaeda Daniel had a stellar debut going 2-0 in singles play, including a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Miami's Estela Perez-Somarriba, a 2017 NCAA Tournament semifinalist and the No. 11 ranked player in the country. The Port Charlotte, Fla., native also defeated Florida Gulf Coast University's Bridget Forster 6-2, 6-3.

In doubles play, Daniel paired with senior Alizee Michaud for a 6-1 victory over FGCU's Forster and Maja Ornberg, and also paired with senior Mary Katherine Lewis to take down Pittsburgh's Clara Lucas and Natsumi Okamoto 6-0.

Junior Alannah Griffin and freshman Madeline Meredith defeated Julia Ascua and Madison Gallegos (FGCU) 6-4 while the pairing of Lewis and junior Caroline Turner resulted in a pair of 6-4 decisions.

Weather was an issue all weekend as play was delayed on all three days. Friday's opening day was suspended due to lightning after just 32 minutes of play.



Full results:

Singles Competition

Ana Madcur (UM) def. No. 9 Alizee Michaud, 6-1, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)

Jaeda Daniel def. No. 11 Estela Perez-Somarriba (UM), 6-3, 6-1

Daniella Roldan (UM) def. Madeline Meredith, 6-4, 6-2

Caroline Turner def. Ulyana Shirokova (UM), 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8)

Sara Culbertson (UM) def. Mary Katherine Lewis, 6-4, 6-3

Jaeda Daniel def. Bridget Forster (FGCU), 6-2, 6-3

Julia Ascua (FGCU) def. Caroline Turner 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-3)

Laura Falceto Font (FGCU) def. Madeline Meredith 2-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-4)

Madison Gallegos (FGCU) def. Mary Katherine Lewis 6-4, 6-3

Doubles Competition

Jaeda Daniel/Alizee Michaud def. Bridget Forster/Maja Ornberg (FGCU), 6-1

Alannah Griffin/Madeline Meredith def. Julia Ascua/Madison Gallegos (FGCU), 6-4

Mary Katherine Lewis/Caroline Turner def. Laura Falceto Font/Patricia Villar (FGCU), 6-4

Jovana Knezevic/Gabriela Rezende (UP) def. Alannah Griffin/Alizee Michaud, 6-3

Madeline Meredith/Caroline Turner def. Claudia Bartolome/Callie Frey (UP), 6-2

Jaeda Daniel/Mary Katherine Lewis def. Clara Lucas/Natsumi Okamoto (UP), 6-0

E. Perez-Somarriba/Ana Madcur (UM) def. Jaeda Daniel/Alizee Michaud 7-6 (7-1)

Daniella Roldan/Ulyana Shirokova (UM) def. Alannah Griffin/Madeline Meredith 7-5

Mary Katherine Lewis/Caroline Turner def. Sara Culbertson/Sharan Danquah (UM) 6-4

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