Tennis Takes On SEMO and Belmont
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Tennis Takes On SEMO and Belmont

TENNESSEE STATE WOMEN (5-11, 0-5 OVC)
AT SEMO (8-8, 1-3 OVC)

Thursday, April 11 | 11 a.m.
McCracken County High School Tennis Indoor Facility | Paducah, Ky.

TENNESSEE STATE WOMEN
AT BELMONT (11-6, 4-1 OVC)

Saturday, April 13 | 12 p.m.
Nashboro Village Athletic Club | Nashville, Tenn.

TENNESSEE STATE MEN (5-8, 0-2 OVC)
AT BELMONT (10-9, 2-1 OVC)

Saturday, April 13 | 3 p.m.
Nashboro Village Athletic Club | Nashville, Tenn.

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STARTING SERVE: The Tennessee State men and women are back in action this week as the ladies head to Paducah, Ky. for a rescheduled match versus SEMO, Thursday, April 11. Two days later, the women join the men at Nashboro Village Athletic Club to play crosstown rival Belmont, Saturday, April 13. First serve is set for 12 p.m. for the women and 3 p.m. for the men.  

LAST TIME OUT: The men and women suffered tough losses Saturday, April 6 at home when the Tigers hosted Eastern Illinois. The men dropped the match 4-0 as the Panthers clinched the day, sweeping doubles play and going 3-0 in the first singles matches. The women took home one doubles victory, but lost the doubles point. Claudia Sole (No. 5) and Ashia Jones (No. 6) were the sole Tigers to take home a singles win that afternoon.

SCOUTING SEMO: The Redhawks’ women’s tennis team is even 8-8 on the season, 1-3 in conference play, defeating only UT Martin at the beginning of OVC play. Romana Tarajova plays at No. 1 singles for SEMO, and leads the team in singles wins with 16. She is 9-4 in dual matches. Sneha Sinha has 15 wins overall, eight in dual play, playing at No. 6. The Redhawks’ duo Isabella Krupa and Teona Velkoska have 11 victories at No.2 doubles, falling just four times over the season.

SCOUTING BELMONT: The Bruins’ men’s and women’s tennis teams are ranked second in the league. Erin Allen leads the women in singles with 14 overall victories, 10 in dual play, eight of which were played at No. 3. Its No. 3 doubles has only one loss all spring. On the men’s side, Hendrik Inno leads the Bruins with 18 singles victories, 11 in dual play, 10 at No. 1. Inno joins Marko Ilic at No. 1, as the pairing leads BU, 19-6 overall, 12-2 in dual play.

UP NEXT: The men head to Cookeville, Tennessee to take on Tennessee Tech, Friday, April 19 at 1 p.m.

MEN
Singles Victory Leader:
Juan Rojas Antezana and Leandros Misdrachis - 5
Doubles Victory Leader – Team:
Stefan Koruga/Leandros Misdrachis - 4
Doubles Victory Leader – Individual:
Stefan Koruga/Leandros Misdrachis - 4

WOMEN
Singles Victory Leader:
Claudia Sole - 8
Doubles Victory Leader – Team:
Pragati Natraj/Claudia Sole - 4
Doubles Victory Leader – Individual:
Claudia Sole - 5

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