Tennis swept in road match with UTA


ARLINGTON – Tarleton suffered its second straight road loss Saturday morning with a 4-0 loss against UT Arlington.

Tarleton lost the top two doubles matches to head into singles behind the eight-ball and down 1-0. The top three players in Tarleton’s lineup were locked in heated battles with 1 set already secured in each, but the Texans dropped the No. 4, 5 and 6 flights to give the Mavericks a 4-0 clinch.

The complete results are as follows:

1. Akimova, Polina/Takeuchi, Nanaka (UTA) def.  Jemi Aguilar/Mihaela Codreanu (TAR) 6-1
2. Natal, Lucia/Horiguchi, Momoka (UTA) def. Celia Vaudiau/Rose Watanabe (TAR) 6-2
3. Pons, Carla/Boza, Almudena (UTA) vs. Matha Makantasi/Faustine Palatte (TAR) 5-5, unfinished

1. Horiguchi, Momoka (UTA) vs. Mihaela Codreanu (TAR) 6-1, 0-6, 2-1, unfinished
2. Chileno, Liz (UTA) vs. Jemi Aguilar  (TAR) 2-6, 6-3, 1-0, unfinished
3. Akimova, Polina (UTA) vs. Matha Makantasi (TAR) 2-6, 5-3, unfinished
4. Natal, Lucia (UTA) def. Celia Vaudiau (TAR) 6-2, 6-2
5. Pons, Carla (UTA) def. Faustine Palatte (TAR) 6-2, 6-2
6. Takeuchi, Nanaka (UTA) def. Rose Watanabe (TAR) 6-3, 6-0

Tarleton will make its long-awaited home debut next week when the Texans host UT Permian Basin and Stephen F. Austin on Friday and Saturday.


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