No. 10 Lindsey Wilson sweep Cumberland Women's Tennis
Thursday, March 24, 2022
No. 10 Lindsey Wilson sweep Cumberland Women's Tennis
Elina Sungatullina (Credit: Lindsey Wilson Sports Information)

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.

Singles competition

1. #29 Alexandra Parra (LWC) def. Jessica Hernandez (CU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 
2. #32 Lucia Mora (LWC) def. Elina Sungatullina (CU) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)
3. Reshma Challarapu (LWC) def. Maria Arbelaez (CU) 6-3, 6-2 
4. Darija Mladenovic (LWC) def. Lara Zugasti (CU) 6-1, 6-1 
5. Salome Sposetti (LWC) def. Kaede Hatano (CU) 6-2, 6-1
6. A. Ivanchenko (LWC) def. Carly Earnhardt (CU) 6-1, 6-1 
Doubles competition
1. Alexandra Parra/Lucia Mora (LWC) def. Kaede Hatano/Elina Sungatullina (CU) 6-3
2. Jessica Hernandez/Maria Arbelaez (CU) def. Reshma Challarapu/A. Ivanchenko (LWC) 6-3
3. Salome Sposetti/Darija Mladenovic (LWC) def. Alexandra Leisibach/Lara Zugatsi (CU) 6-4