Marta Morga Wins Flight at Razorback Classic

Oct. 6, 2013

A. Wind

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Freshman Marta Morga claimed her third consecutive victory Sunday to win the French Open Flight on the final day of the Razorback Classic.

Morga improved to 3-1 on the season following a 6-2, 6-1 triumph over Northwestern State's Daniela Simonova, her third straight-set victory on the weekend, to claim the title.

In the Wimbledon Flight, redshirt senior Liza Tymchenko defeated Arkansas' Brittany Huxley, 6-1, 6-3, while freshman Anki Wind posted her team-best fourth win on the year by taking down Tulsa's Dobby Leenabanchong, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1.

Sophomore Caroline Wegner also collected a win on the final day in Arkansas with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Northwestern State's Polina Konop in the U.S. Open Draw. In the same draw, junior Alyssa Hibberd fell to Tulsa's Renata Kuricova, 7-6 (5), 6-1, but joined Wegner to defeat Northwestern State's Konop and Tatiana Larina, 8-4, in doubles. Tymchenko and Morga also competed in doubles, falling 8-4 to Tulsa's Kuricova and Saana Saartienen.

The Lady Tigers return to action Oct. 18-22 when they host the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional at The Racquet Club of Memphis.

U.S. Open Flight (Singles)
Renata Kuricova (TUL) def. Alyssa Hibberd (MEM), 7-6 (5), 6-1
Caroline Wegner (MEM) def. Polina Konop (NWST), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Wimbledon Flight (Singles)
Liza Tymchenko (MEM) def. Brittany Huxley (ARK), 6-1, 6-3
Anki Wind (MEM) def. Dobby Leenabanchong (TUL), 3-6, 6-2, 6-1

French Open Flight (Singles)
Marta Morga (MEM) def. Daniela Simonova (NWST), 6-2, 6-1

Australian Open Flight (Doubles)
Saana Saarteinen/Renata Kuricova (TUL) def. Liza Tymchenko/Marta Morga (MEM), 8-4
Alyssa Hibberd/Caroline Wegner (MEM) def. Polina Konop/Tatiana Larina (NWST), 8-4


 

 

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