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Utah Women's Tennis Captures Doubles Championsip

Sophomore Tereza Bekerova.

Sophomore Tereza Bekerova.
ALBUQUEQUE, N.M. - The University of Utah women's tennis team finished the second day of competition at the UNM Fall Invitational Saturday at the Linda Estes Tennis Center. Redshirt junior Paige Miles and sophomore Tereza Bekerova teamed up in doubles to capture the championship title.

In doubles play, Miles and Bekerova bested Michaela Bezdickova and Laura Richardson of New Mexico, 8-6, then battled South Carolina's Jaklin Alawi and Dominika Kanakova to a tight 9-8 victory to clinch the doubles championship.

Junior Lucia Kovarcikova and sophomore Natasha Smith fell to South Carolina's Adriana Pereira and Ximena Siles Luna, 8-2, then captured an 8-2 victory in consolation play against of Martina Trierweiler and Dariya Abdrakhmanova Texas El Paso.

Three individuals captured victories in singles play, setting up the Utes for a chance to win the Nos. 1-3 singles championship titles Sunday. Smith defeated Kelli Hine of Texas Tech, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, and faces Dominika Kanakova of South Carolina Sunday at 9 a.m. Kovarcikova routed Texas El Paso's Marie LeBlonde 6-1, 6-2, and takes on Ganna Tiurina of Western New Mexico Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Finally, Bekerova advanced due to her opponent, Katerina Popova of South Carolina, suffering an injury. She battles Michaela Bezdickova of New Mexico Sunday at 9 a.m.

 

 

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