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Tennis falls to Tennessee Tech
Friday, April 9, 2010

Cookeville, Tenn. - The Tennessee State University men and women's tennis teams lost their respective OVC matches to Tennessee Tech, 7-0, on Friday (4/9) at the Tech Tennis Courts.

Lawrence Washington was defeated by Alex Chen in No. 1 play, 6-2, 6-4, in singles competition. At No.2, Justin Hamm dropped his match to Josh Girling, 6-1, 6-0.

In No. 4 play Austin Fields loss to Justin Kirsten, 6-1, 6-0, with TSU's No. 3 and No. 5 ending their matches with 6-0, 6-0, losses.  

In doubles competition in No. 1 team of Hamm and Washington fell to Girling and Stafford, 8-4. Aa. Fields and Au. Fields in No. 2, dropped to Chen and Lloyd Harris recording 8-3 for the match.

For the women singles, Meagan Haynes loss to Leydi Zora at No. 1, 6-0, in both sets. In No. 2 play, Lia Stewart was defeated by Diana Woodcock, 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles competition, the No. 1 match led by the team of Haynes and Penelope Johnson fell to Frederike Kahl and Victoria Cran, 8-1. The No. 2 team of Stewart and Kryston Mason lost 8-0 to Laura Porras and Woodcock.

Tiger Tennis will close out the season when they host Western Kentucky on Sunday, April 11, at 11 a.m. at the TSU Tennis Complex.

It will be the second meeting of the season between both squads with the Hilltoppers (9-8) winning 7-0, and the Lady Toppers (7-6) picking up a 6-1 decision over TSU on March 29.