CONWAY, S.C. -- The Coastal Carolina women's tennis team continued their success this season, winning at home over Memphis, 7-0, Mar. 25. With the victory, the Lady Chanticleers advance to 17-1, while the Tigers fall to 3-8 on the year.
Coastal swept all three doubles matches, with senior Virginie Dinh (Maisons Albert, France/Sophia) and junior Hayley Rudman (Johannesburg, South Africa/Northcliff High School (MIssissippi State)) getting a 9-8 victory over Andrea Feichtinger and Alex Tjioe, winning the tiebreaker 8-5. Senior Petra Jantti (Haukiverkko Espo, Finland/Tapiolan Lukio) and sophomore Amy Pazahanick (Canton, Georgia/Brookwood High School (Georgia Southern)) ran their record to 15-0 in doubles play this season with an 8-4 victory at No. 2 doubles over Christina Wieser and Kristin Noble.
In singles, Coastal got convincing straight-set wins in five of the six matches. The only match to go the distance was No. 6 singles, as junior Nicole Lemmerer (Bad Mitterndorf, Austria/Borg Bad Aussee) won over Memphis' Flavia Russo in the third-set tiebreaker, 10-2.
Coastal continues home action Sun., Mar. 26, hosting Big South Conference-rival Birmingham-Southern at 1 p.m.
1. Virginie Dinh/Hayley Rudman (Coastal) defeated Andrea Feichtinger/Alex Tjioe (Memphis), 9-8 (5)
2. Petra Jantti/Amy Pazahanick (Coastal) defeated Christina Wieser/Kristin Noble (Memphis), 8-4
3. Sofie Ahlberg/Sarize Coetzee (Coastal) defeated Ekin Zafir/Flavia Russo (Memphis), 8-5
1. Hayley Rudman (Coastal) defeated Andrea Feichtinger (Memphis), 6-1, 6-2
2. Petra Jantti (Coastal) defeated Kristin Noble (Memphis), 6-4, 6-2
3. Sofie Ahlberg (Coastal) defeated Ekin Zafir (Memphis), 6-0, 6-1
4. Amy Pazahanick (Coastal) defeated Christina Wieser (Memphis), 6-0, 6-2
5. Sarize Coetzee (Coastal) defeated Alex Tjioe (Memphis), 6-2, 6-3
6. Nicole Lemmerer (Coastal) defeated Flavia Russo (Memphis), 6-2, 2-6, 10-2