On March 26 and 27, Nevada women’s tennis faced Air Force and New Mexico for their first two conference matches of the season – with one win and one loss.
The loss came first with Air Force beating Nevada 4-0.
Anastasia Luneva and Milka Genkova, number one doubles, and Cristina Moll Alles and Gabriella Charalampidi, number three doubles, both lost 2-6 against their opponents.
The number two doubles, Mariana Campino and Selina Turulja, lost in the first set 2-5 and had an unfinished second set.
There were three more unfinished matches for singles: Luneva, Campino, Charalampidi. Genkova lost in two sets against Sydney Fitch: 2-6 and 1-6. Moll Alles tied her fourth opponent 6-6 in set one, but lost 1-6 in set two. Turulja lost 1-6 and 0-6 against Hailey Stelse.
Next, Nevada won against New Mexico, 4-2.
Nevada won two doubles matches. Luneva and Genkova lost 2-6, but the number one and number three Nevada doubles took the win. Campino and Turulja won 6-1, and Moll Alles and Charalampidi won in a closer match 6-4.
Charalampidi, the first singles match, made a win for Nevada. She beat Sofia Taborga 6-4 and 6-3.
Next up was number three Campino. Her match went into three sets: 6-1, 1-6 and 6-2. Luneva had a two set match against number two Hsuan Huang. She beat Huang 7-6 and 6-2. Genkova and Turulja were unable to beat their opponents, and Moll Alles had an unfinished match.
The women are now 1-1 in conference play and 7-4 overall. Their next matches will be at home on April 1 against Boise State and April 3 against Utah State.
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