Friday May 9, 2014Oklahoma State Blanks USF, 4-0, in NCAA Women's Tennis First Round
Carla Tur Mari clinched Oklahoma State’s 4-0 sweep over USF with a 6-1, 7-5 win vs. Alessandra Bonte on Court 6 in Friday’s NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships first-round match held at Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex.
Kanyapat Narattana picked up the first singles point on Court 3, with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Olaya Garridos-Rivas. The 52nd-ranked Viktoriya Lushkova then put the Cowgirls on top, 3-0, with a 6-1, 6-3 win over 71st-ranked Loreto Alonso-Martinez.
USF held the lead in the remaining three singles matches on court, which were halted when the match was clinched.
The Cowgirls made quick work of the doubles point, claiming the top two courts within 48 minutes and dropping a combined three games between the two matches.
NCAA Women’s Tennis First Round
No. 33 South Florida vs. No. 22 Oklahoma State
Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex * Gainesville, Florida
Friday, May 9, 2014
Final Score: Oklahoma State 4, USF 0
Doubles (order of finish: 2, 1*)
1. Katarina Adamovic/ Viktoriya Lushkova, OSU d. Loreto Alonso-Martinez/Kayla Rizzolo, USF, 8-2 [:48]*
2. Kanyapat Narattana/Carla Tur Mari, OSU d. Alessandra Bonte/Olaya Garrido-Rivas, USF, 8-1 [:45]
3. Maria Alvarez/Karyn Guttormsen, OSU vs. Vera Bessonova/Olga Martinez, USF, 5-4 DNF
Singles (order of finish: 3, 1, 6*)
1. #52 Viktoriya Lushkova, OSU d. #71 Loreto Alonso-Martinez, USF, 6-1, 6-3 [1:16]
2. Megan McCray , OSU vs. Kayla Rizzolo, USF, 4-6, 3-4 DNF
3. Kanyapat Narattana, OSU d. Olaya Garrido-Rivas, USF, 6-1, 6-1 [1:10]
4. Karyn Guttormsen, OSU vs. Vera Bessonova, USF, 1-6, 3-5 DNF
5. Katarina Adamovic, OSU vs. Olga Martinez, USF, 6-7 (6), 1-0 DNF
6. Carla Tur Mari, OSU vs. Alessandra Bonte, USF, 6-1, 7-5 [1:30]*
Records: Oklahoma State: 16-8 … South Florida: 18-4
NCAA Seeds: Oklahoma State: 17-32 … South Florida: 33-48
ITA National Rank: Oklahoma State - 22; South Florida - 33
*indicates clinching doubles point/dual match victory
NCAA Opening Rounds in Gainesville at a Glance
What: NCAA First & Second Rounds
Who: No. 33 South Florida (18-3) vs. No. 22 Oklahoma State (15-8)
>>> Fri., May 9 at 12 Noon
Who: South Carolina State (13-5) vs. No. 8 Florida (19-5)
>>> Fri., May 9 at 3 p.m.
Where: Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex * Gainesville, Florida
NCAA Second Round: Sat., May 10 at 3 p.m.
NCAA First & Second Round Website: http://www.gatorzone.com/tennis/tour/ncaa/2014/
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