CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State women’s tennis team hit the road for a pair of OVC matches this weekend, falling to Murray State on Saturday and Austin Peay on Sunday.
Against the Racers, Victoria Haynes and Trinity Randolph were defeated by Eleonore and Verginie Tchakarova, 8-1, while Jade Daniels and Adrianne Presley could not win a game, giving Murray the doubles point.
In singles, Haynes and Daniels managed to win one game, but TSU’s other three players fell in straight sets.
On Sunday, APSU and TSU did not play doubles and three of the singles matches were left unfinished by the Tigers.
Haynes, playing in the No. 1 spot, had the most competitive match of the day, but her opponent came out on top, 6-1, 6-1.
TSU is 0-7 and 0-4 in OVC play and will next take the court at home on Tuesday against Belmont.
Murray State 6, Tennessee State 0
1. SUGA, Carla (MUR) def. HAYNES, Victoria (TSU) 6-1, 6-0
2. TCHAKAROVA, Eleonore (MUR) def. RANDOLPH, Trinity (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
3. TCHAKAROVA, Verginie (MUR) def. DANIELS, J. (TSU) 6-1, 6-0
4. STOLTZ, Suzaan (MUR) def. EILAND, Attallah (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
5. PATTON, Erin (MUR) def. PRESLEY, A. (TSU) 8-0
1. TCHAKAROVA, Eleonore/TCHAKAROVA, Verginie (MUR) def. HAYNES, Victoria/RANDOLPH, Trinity (TSU) 8-1
2. BLUE, Megan/SUGA, Carla (MUR) def. DANIELS, J./PRESLEY, A. (TSU) 8-0
Austin Peay 4, Tennessee State 0
March 23, 2014 at Clarksville, Tenn.
1. DI SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) def. HAYNES, Victoria (TSU) 6-1, 6-1
2. CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) def. RANDOLPH, Trinity (TSU) 6-1, 6-0
3. TAVARES, Vanessa (APSUW) def. DANIELS, Jade (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
4. KUBEK, Mary Theresa (APSUW) vs. PRESSLEY, Adrianne (TSU) 6-1, 4-1, unfinished