Women's Tennis Wins Homestand Opener, 5-2
Jan. 27, 2006
MEMPHIS, Tenn - The University of Memphis women's tennis team (1-0) opened its two-game homestand with a 5-2 win over Chattanooga at WellWorkx on Friday.
Memphis won the No. 2 and 3 doubles matches to go up 1-0 early in the match. Ekin Zafir and Kristin Noble teamed together for a 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles, while Alex Tjioe and Christina Wieser claimed another 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles to claim the point.
Memphis then used its depth through the bottom four singles spots to close out the victory. Noble led the charge with a straight set 6-3, 7-5 win over Talita Bragato at No. 3, while Zafir downed Maureen Parriss, 6-1, 7-6 (10-8) at No. 4. The junior class used a pair of straight set wins to close out the win. Christina Wieser downed Emily Harpe, 6-2, 6-3, while Alex Tjioe defeated Bonnie Adams, 6-3, 6-4 at No. 6.
Memphis will next play Tennessee Tech, next Saturday, at WellWorkx
Memphis 5, Chattanooga 2