No. 2 Women’s Tennis Opens SSC Championships with Tars Sweep

No. 2 Women’s Tennis Opens SSC Championships with Tars Sweep

Bradenton, Fla. – Lynn University's second-ranked women's tennis team opened up the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Tournament on Friday with a 4-0 victory over Rollins College.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 4, Rollins 0
Records: #2 Lynn (20-0), Rollins (10-12)
Location: IMG Academy | Bradenton, Fla.
All-Time Series: Lynn leads 40-4
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Lynn cruised through doubles play for an early advantage.
  • Leolia Jeanjean and Ulyana Grib took the top flight, 6-0, with Eleonora Liga and Giorgia Pigato winning at No. 3, 6-1.
  • Federica Mordegan and Eliska Petrackova were ahead 4-2 at No. 2 doubles.
  • The Blue and White needed just three singles bouts to wrap up the victory.
  • Jeanjean won at the top flight, 6-2, 6-1, Grib took the No. 2 contest, 6-2, 6-3, and Mordegan clinched at No. 3, 6-2, 6-3.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Lynn defeated Rollins during the regular season, 7-0.
  • Due to a weather delay in the morning affecting the men's matches, the women's matches only had three available courts at the start of singles action.
  • Lynn is the No. 2 seed in the SSC Tournament and Rollins is the No. 7 seed.

UP NEXT:
The Blue and White will take on the No. 3 seed Saint Leo tomorrow at 2 p.m. in the semifinals.