Kansas Tennis Defeats Charleston Southern, 6-1
Feb. 15, 2013
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Kansas improved to 3-1 in dual play this season on Friday, defeating Charleston Southern, 6-1, at Buccaneer Tennis Complex.
The Jayhawks swept the Buccaneers in doubles before taking five of six singles matches. The only loss came in a third-set tiebreaker, when CSU’s Marketa Placha defeated freshman Maria Jose Cardona, 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6).
Kansas took a pair of close matches in both singles and doubles to seal the win. In singles, junior Paulina Los beat Charleston Southern’s Alia Nour, 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-6), and in doubles, junior Haley Fournier and freshman Anastasija Trubica fought past Placha and Susita Das, 9-7.
The Buccaneers fell to 1-3 on the season with the loss. On Saturday, the Jayhawks will remain in Charleston to take on No. 67 College of Charleston and try to knock-off their first ranked opponent since the 2011 season.
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Kansas 6, Charleston Southern 1
Windom/Cardona (KU) def. Nour/Sidorenko (CSU) 8-4
Fournier/Trubica (KU) def. Das/Placha (CSU) 9-7
Ludueña/Los (KU) def. Walters/Bell (CSU) 8-2
Placha (CSU) def. Cardona (KU) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6)
Fournier (KU) def. Sidorenko (CSU) 7-5, 6-2
Ludueña (KU) def. Walters (CSU) 6-1, 6-1
Los (KU) def. Nour (CSU) 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-6)
Windom (KU) def. Das (CSU) 7-5, 6-0
Trubica (KU) def. Bell (CSU) 6-1, 6-2