COLUMBIA, Ky.--Cumberland women's tennis was swept by No. 10-ranked Lindsey Wilson women's tennis Thursday afternoon at Henry Baughman Tennis Complex.
Lindsey Wilson secured the doubles point after No. 9-ranked Alexandra Parra and Lucia Mora defeated Elina Sungatullina and Kaede Hatano 6-3 in the top-seeded doubles match. The Phoenix responded as Maria Arbelaez and Jessica Hernandez defeated Reshma Challarapu and Anastasiia Ivanchenko 6-3 to even things up, but in the final doubles match after Salome Sposetti and Darija Mladenovic defeated Lara Zugasti and Alexandra Leisbach, 6-4 to get the all important point.
Jessica Hernandez put up a battle at No.1 singles winning the first set over No. 29 Alexandra Parra 4-6, but lost the next two sets to fall in the match. #32 Lucia Mora beat Sungatullina at No. 2 in two sets and Reshma Challarapu defeats Arbelaez in No. 3 singles in straight sets.
Darija Mladenovic beat Lara Zugasti 6-1, 6-1 at No. 4 singles and Salome Sposseti beat Kaede Hatanon, 6-2, 6-1. Ivanchenko won 6-1, 6-1 over Carly Earnhardt to close out the day.
The Phoenix will look to bounce back tomorrow morning against Missouri Baptist at 9:00 a.m.