No. 7 Women’s Tennis Fillet the 'Fish to Remain Unbeaten

No. 7 Women’s Tennis Fillet the 'Fish to Remain Unbeaten

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The 7th-ranked Lynn University women's tennis team continued their dominance on the court with a 7-0 win over Sunshine State Conference foe, 41st-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic University.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 7, PBA 0
Records: #7 Lynn (12-0, 4-0 SSC), #41 PBA (10-7, 1-4 SSC)
Location: Perper Tennis Complex | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-Time Series: Lynn leads 15-0
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Blue and White won all three doubles matches to secure the point.
  • Leolia Jeanjean and Natalia Siedliska took the top flight, 6-1 to defeat PBA's only nationally ranked pair (No. 24). Eliska Petrackova and Federica Mordegan recorded the win at No. 2 doubles, 6-2.
  • Anastacia Parkin and Ulyana Grib got the victory at No. 3 doubles 6-4 after being down 4-2 in the match.
  • Grib was the first to finish singles action with a 6-1, 6-0 win over her opponent at No. 2 singles. 
  • 60th-ranked Jeanjean continued her success at the top position taking a 6-2, 6-0 victory.
  • 51st-ranked Mordegan clinched the victory for the Blue and White with a 6-2, 6-1 win at the No. 3 spot.
  • Petrackova and Liga both finished with identical 6-0, 6-1 triumphs at the fourth and fifth flights, respectively.
  • Georgia Pigato completed play for the Blue and White with a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 6 singles.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Lynn improves to 15-0 all-time against Palm Beach Atlantic. The Sailfish are one of six SSC teams who have yet to beat the Fighting Knights in program history (Eckerd, Embry-Riddle, Florida Southern, Florida Tech and Tampa).
  • The Fighting Knights are now 30-1 in doubles play this season. They have had four matches unfished, but were leading in all four when the match was stopped.
  • Jeanjean, who is 10-0 in singles this season, has yet to lose more than three total games in a singles match.
  • Pigato saw action in her sixth match this season. She improved to 3-1 with two unfinished matches.
  • The Fighting Knights are 58-3 in singles matches this season.
  • The Blue and White came into the match ranked No. 7 in the Oracle/ITA rankings; the Sailfish are ranked 41st.

UP NEXT:

The Fighting Knights are back in action tomorrow, March 24, at 10 a.m. when they host No. 11 Academy of Art University at the Perper Tennis Complex.