Mean Green Conclude River Oaks Invite

Nov. 6, 2017

HOUSTON — The North Texas tennis team ended the three-day River Oaks Country Club Invite on Friday with six singles losses to Rice and a 1-3 record in doubles versus Houston. 

Sophomores Ivana Babic and Haruka Sasaki won their doubles match, 8-7 (7-3).

Freshman Sille Tranberg had her first singles loss of the fall and the invite. Tranberg lost to the Owls’ Anna Bowtell 6-3, 7-6 (13-11).

Fellow Mean Green freshman Nidhi Surapaneni lost 6-0, 6-2 to Rice’s Michaela Haet who is the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s No. 1 ranked freshman in the country.

 

RESULTS

DOUBLES

Tsveta Dimitrova/ Sveva Mazzari (Houston) def. Surapaneni/Liang; 8-4

Lauren Alter/ Ana Glumac (Houston) def. Tranberg/Heczey; 8-3

Babic/Sasaki def. Constandena Nicolau/ Laura Bernardos (Houston); 8-7(7-3)

SINGLES

Fernanda Astete (Rice) def. Liang; 6-4, 6-1

Priya Niczaoda (Rice) def. Heczey; 6-3, 6-3

Michaela Haet (Rice) def. Surapaneni; 6-0, 6-2

Anna Bowtell (Rice) def. Tranberg; 6-3, 7-6(11)

Savannah Durkin (Rice) def. Sasaki ; 7-5, 6-3

Sofie Moenster (Rice) def. Babic; 7-6(3), 6-4


 

 

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