App State women’s tennis fell to Troy, 4-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Lunsford Tennis Complex in the first of two Sun Belt matches in Alabama. App State falls to 3-6 and 2-1 in Sun Belt play while Troy moves to 5-5 and 1-1 in league action.
Ksenia Aleshina (Moscow, Russia) and María José Zacarias (San Luis Potosi, Mexico/La Loma Centro Deportivo) highlighted the day for the Black and Gold with a 6-4 victory over Anastasii Khoklova/Anastasas Khrustaleva as the No. 1 duo. The pair is now a team-best 3-0 on the season.
Troy needed just one doubles victory and secured two singles matches against the shorthanded Mountaineers.
App State will look for a weekend split tomorrow against South Alabama at 11 a.m. in Mobile, Ala.
1. Mihaljevic, Matea (TROY) vs. Zacarias, María (APP) – 6-6, unfinished
2. Khokhlova, Anastasiia (TROY) vs. Aleshina, Ksenia (APP) – 7-5, unfinished
3. Aulana, Shevita (TROY) vs. Jansen, Helena (APP) – 4-5, unfinished
4. Ncube, Michelle (TROY) def. Anglesjö, Sandra (APP) – 6-1, 6-1
5. Kukaras, Kristina (TROY) def. Tippins, Peri (APP) – 6-0, 6-0
6. Khrustaleva, Anastasiia (TROY) def. No player (APP) – by default
Order of Finish: 6, 5, 4
1. Zacarias/Aleshina (APP) def. Khokhlova/Khrustaleva (TROY) – 6-4
2. Ncube/Widing(TROY) def. Jansen/Anglesjö (APP) – 6-4
3. Aulana/Mihaljevic(TROY) def. No player/No player (APP) – by default
Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2