Tennis Defeats MVSU in Friday Night Shutout
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Tennis Defeats MVSU in Friday Night Shutout

MEN'S BOX SCORE | WOMEN'S BOX SCORE

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NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State men's and women's tennis team defeated the Mississippi Valley State Devils Friday evening at the Centennial Tennis Complex. 

The men improve to 7-4 on the season after winning 6-0 with one unfinished singles match. The women defeated the Devils 7-0, improving to 7-1 overall. 

"The team played really well today," said head coach Monroe Walker. "They came out and took care of business. I'm glad we're staying healthy and am looking forward to tomorrow's match."

The Tigers made quick work of Mississippi Valley State, clinching the men's and women's doubles point on courts one and two, leaving the third match unfinished. 

Nashville native Jackson Gwinn participated in his first dual match for TSU, dominating MVSU's Kenneth Milton, 6-0, 6-0. Phoenix Gandy improved to 4-0 at the No. 5 singles spot after defeating Traci Carter of MVSU, 6-0, 6-0.

The remaining Tigers continued the energy throughout the evening shutting out the Devils. 

TSU will host MVSU again Saturday afternoon at the Currey Tennis Center. 

TENNESSEE STATE MEN vs MVSU
Singles

1. SLOAN, Larry (TSUM) def. HARRIS, Kyle (MVSU) 6-0, 6-0
2. GWINN, Jackson (TSUM) def. MILTON, Kenneth (MVSU) 6-0, 6-0
3. KORUGA, Stefan (TSUM) def. FREEMAN, Jordan (MVSU) 6-1, 6-1
4. POPOVIC, Pavle (TSUM) def. SANSING, John (MVSU) 6-0, 6-0
5. MAHENDRU, Tanishq (TSUM) def. BRYANT, Jessie (MVSU) 6-0, 6-0
6. RICHARDSON, Kato (TSUM) def. TURNER, Rodorious (MVSU) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles

1. GWINN, Jackson/SLOAN, Larry (TSUM) def. HARRIS, Kyle/BRYANT, Jessie (MVSU) 6-0
2. KORUGA, Stefan/POPOVIC, Pavle (TSUM) def. SANSING, John/TURNER, Rodorious (MVSU) 6-0

TENNESSEE STATE WOMEN vs MVSU
Singles

1. POPIASHVILI, Ani (TSUW) def. HUBBARD, Shaneka (MVSU) 6-1, 6-0
2. CAGE, Morgan (TSUW) def. COLE, Dealma (MVSU) 6-0, 6-1
3. KAKKAR, Aarushi (TSUW) def. MAY, Jailynn (MVSU) 6-0, 6-0
4. JONES, Ashia (TSUW) def. MURRY, Maya (MVSU) 6-0, 6-0
5. GANDY, Phoenix (TSUW) def. CARTER, Traci (MVSU) 6-0, 6-0
6. NATRAJ, Pragati (TSUW) def. COTTON, Kristi (MVSU) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

1. CAGE, Morgan/GANDY, Phoenix (TSUW) def. HUBBARD, Shaneka/COLE, Dealma (MVSU) 6-0
2. POPIASHVILI, Ani/NATRAJ, Pragati (TSUW) def. MURRY, Maya/MAY, Jailynn (MVSU) 6-0

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