Women Return To Courts With Win
Feb. 17, 2012
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The 37th-ranked UNLV women's tennis team played its first match since late last month and defeated Utah State 6-1 on Friday at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.
The Lady Rebels improved to 4-2 on the year while the Aggies fell to 3-4.
UNLV began the morning by taking two of three doubles matches for one team point. Aleksandra Josifoska and Nives Pavlovic downed Jaci West and McKenzie Davis 8-1 at the top of the lineup while Lucia Batta and Manon de Lanlay defeated Romina Nedakovic and Kristina Voytsekhovich by the same score on court two.
Batta, ranked 50th in the nation in singles, downed West 6-0, 6-2 at the top slot; Josifoska outlasted Davis 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 at No. 2; Pavlovic swept Voytsekhovich 6-3, 6-2 at No. 3; de Lanlay downed Nedakovic 6-4, 6-1 at No. 4; and Anett Ferenczi-Bako defeated Brianna Rowland 6-1, 6-3 on court six.
Next up, UNLV hosts UC Riverside on Sunday beginning with doubles play at 10 a.m. Admission to all UNLV tennis matches is free of charge.
UNLV WOMEN'S TENNIS RESULTS #37 UNLV 6, UTAH STATE 1 Feb. 17, 2012, at Las Vegas (Fertitta Tennis Complex)
Singles competition 1. #50 Lucia Batta (UNLV) def. Jaci West (USU) 6-0, 6-2 2. Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. McKenzie Davis (USU) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 3. Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) def. Kristina Voytsekhovich (USU) 6-3, 6-2 4. Manon de Lanlay (UNLV) def. Romina Nedakovic (USU) 6-4, 6-1 5. Anett Ferenczi-Bako (UNLV) def. Brianna Rowland (USU) 6-3, 6-3 6. Julie Tukuafu (USU) def. Ella Bourchier (UNLV) 6-1, 6-3
Doubles competition 1. Nives Pavlovic/Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. Jaci West/McKenzie Davis (USU) 8-1 2. Lucia Batta/Manon de Lanlay (UNLV) def. Romina Nedakovic/Voytsekhovich (USU) 8-1 3. Kimberly Watts/Brianna Rowland (USU) def. Anett Ferenczi-Bako/Ella Bourchier (UNLV) 8-5