W. Tennis Defeats Wisconsin 5-2
Raleigh, N.C. - The NC State women's tennis team finished off Wisconsin 5-2 on Sunday, Feb. 7.
The Wolfpack made things look easy in doubles play, sweeping the Badgers in the three matches. Sandhya Nagaraj paired with Daria Petrovic on No. 1 doubles, to beat Angela Chupa and Aleksandra Markovic, 8-4. Berkeley Brock and Lenka Hojckova won 8-4 over Hannah Berner and Kathleen Saltarelli. Ashley Miller and Diana Mortlock defeated Alaina Trgovich and Jessica Seyferth, 8-2.
In singles, No. 45 Nagaraj defeated Katya Mirnova in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2. Brock beat Markovic 6-2, 7-5. In the second set Brock was down 3-5, but came back to win 7-5. Tana Illova lost to Berner 6-1, 6-1.
After losing the first set, Petrovic came back to win the deciding match against Trgovich, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3. Hojckova came out on top in three sets over Seyferth, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Miller fell to Salterelli 7-5, 6-3.
The Wolfpack move to 2-1 on the year. Their next match will take place on Sunday, Feb. 14 at noon where they travel to Norfolk, Va. to take on No. 51 Old Dominion.
2. Berkeley Brock/Lenka Hojckova (NCSU) d. Hannah Berner/Kathleen Saltarelli (WIS) 8-4
3. Ashley Miller/Diana Mortlock (NCSU) d. Alaina Trgovich/Jessica Seyferth (WIS) 8-2
Order of finish: 1,3,2
2. Berkeley Brock (NCSU) d. Aleksandra Markovic (WIS) 6-2, 7-5
3. Lenka Hojckova (NCSU) d. Jessica Seyferth (WIS) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
4. Daria Petrovic (NCSU) d. Alaina Trgovich (WIS) 2-6, 6-1, 6-3
5. Hannah Berner (WIS) d. Tana Illova (NCSU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Kathleen Saltarelli (WIS) d. Ashley Miller (NSCU) 7-5, 6-3
Order of finish: 1,2,5,4*,3,6
4* clinched win