WTENNIS: Dawgs Win First SEC Road Match of 2020

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WTENNIS: Dawgs Win First SEC Road Match of 2020

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The No. 7 Georgia women’s tennis team picked up their second sweep of the SEC season, defeating Ole Miss 4-0 at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center Friday evening. 

The Bulldogs improve to 7-2 on the season and 2-0 in conference play in their first true road match of the season.

In doubles, No. 30 Katarina Jokic and Anna Hertel got the Dawgs started off and beat No. 53 Alexa Bortles and Sabina Machalova, 6-2 on court one. The duo of No. 54 Morgan Coppoc and Meg Kowalski went back and forth before pulling away and defeating Kelsey Mize and Grace Anne Jones 6-4 on court three to seal the doubles point for Georgia. Elena Christofi and Lea Ma went unfinished on court two.



In singles, No. 60 Kowalski made quick work of Vic de Samucewicz on court six, picking up the 6-3, 6-0 win in no time to remain undefeated this season. Hertel was right behind her, also defeating Alexa Bortles 6-3, 6-0 on court four. No. 122 Christofi would clinch the match for the Bulldogs and pick up her first ranked win of the season defeating No. 124 Kelsey Mize 7-5, 6-3.

The Bulldogs will stay in Mississippi and head to Starkville to take on Mississippi State on March 8 with first serve set for 2 p.m.

Marta Gonzalez
Marta Gonzalez


Results
Doubles
1. No. 30 Katarina Jokic/ Anna Hertel (UGA) def. No. 53 Alexa Bortles/ Sabina Machalova (OM), 6-2
2. Elena Christofi/ Lea Ma (UGA) vs. No. 72 Tereza Janatova/ Anna Vrbenska (OM), unfinished
3. No. 54 Morgan Coppoc/ Meg Kowalski (UGA) def. Kelsey Miz/ Grace Anne Jones (OM), 6-4

Singles
1. No. 26 Katarina Jokic (UGA) vs. No. 50 Sabina Machalova (OM) 6-3, 4-5, unfinished
2. No. 29 Lea Ma (UGA) vs. Tereza Janatova (OM) 6-3, 5-4 unfinished
3. No. 84 Marta Gonzalez (UGA) vs. Anna Vrbenska (OM) 1-6, 6-2, 3-0 unfinished
4. Anna Hertel (UGA) def. Alexa Bortles (OM) 6-3, 6-0
5. No. 122 Elena Christofi def. No. 124 Kelsey Mize (OM) 7-5, 6-3
6. No. 60 Meg Kowalski (UGA) def. Vic de Samucewicz (OM) 6-3, 6-0

Order of Finish
Doubles: 1,3
Singles: 6,4,5

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