NORMAN – The Oklahoma women’s tennis staff downed Arizona State 4-2 Saturday inside the Headington Family members Tennis Centre.
With the victory, OU moves to 5-1 on the season, its best start under head coach Audra Cohen.
“We competed properly on each individual court. Even the courts in which we came up just small on, I sense like we set a good deal of heart out there, and that’s what it will take,” mentioned Cohen.
“There’s so a lot parity in our sport now and each individual staff is very good. [Arizona State] did a actually very good career of competing and staying there and I feel we conquer them with our tennis at the stop. That’s what it was for us to get that confidence.”
The Sooners snagged the doubles level for the sixth straight match.
On court 1, Ivana Corley and Jasmine Asghar fell to No. 7 Lauryn John-Baptiste and Ilze Hattingh 6-2.
Kianah Motosono and Oleksandra Korashvili obtained a gain more than Sammi Hampton and Samantha Alicea on court three to remain undefeated (5-) on the 12 months. The duo trailed the Sundevils 4-2 before battling again to gain four straight games and generate a 6-4 victory.
No. 51 Camila Romero and Martina Capurro clinched the level for OU with a 7-5 victory more than Tereza Kolarova and Savannah Slaysman on court two. Romero and Capurro trailed 4-2 but battled again to tie the match at 5-all, then won the following two games to seal the offer.
Asghar produced swift function of Slaysman on court four, downing the Sundevil 6-1, 6-1 to keep a ideal 4- document this season.
“It was a good deal of fun. Very last 7 days I didn’t sense like I performed so good, so this 7 days I preferred to occur out, play my tennis and just have fun,” Asghar mentioned.
Korashvili picked up her fourth straight gain when she defeated John-Baptiste at the two spot, 6-3, 6-4.
Romero clinched the match for OU in a three-setter, keeping on to conquer Kolarova 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 6-1. The Faster won the initial established handily before Kolarova fired again to force a breaker in the 2nd. Romero dropped established two, but gave the third body all she experienced to shut out the contest.
When play was halted, Capurro was up 3-. third established with Hattingh on court 1. Capurro dropped the initial soon after a tiebreaker, 7-6 (3), but won the 2nd in an additional tiebreaker 7-6 (5).
Corley was defeated Hampton on court five 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. On court 6, Motosono fell to Sasa Klaneck 6-2, 6-3.
OU will host Texas A&M on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. before hitting the highway for a two-match swing in Florida. The Sooners will encounter Florida on Feb. 22 in Gainesville then head to Tampa for a clash with USF on Feb. 24.
1. Martina Capurro (OU) vs. Ilze Hattingh (ASU) 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-5), 3-, unfinished
2. #60 Oleksandra Korashvili (OU) def. Lauryn John-Baptise (ASU) 6-3, 6-4
3. Camila Romero (OU) def. Tereza Kolarova (ASU) 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 6-1
4. Jasmine Asghar (OU) def. Savannah Slaysman (ASU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Sammi Hampton (ASU) def. Ivana Corley (OU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
6. Sasa Klaneck (ASU) def. Kianah Motosono (OU) 6-2, 6-3
1. #7 Lauryn John-Baptise/Ilze Hattingh (ASU) def. Jasmine Asghar/Ivana Corley (OU) 6-2
2. #51 Martina Capurro/Camila Romero (OU) def. Tereza Kolarova/Savannah Slaysman (ASU) 7-5
3. Oleksandra Korashvili/Kianah Motosono (OU) def. Sammi Hampton/Samantha Alicea (ASU) 6-4
Purchase of complete: Doubles (1,3,2) Singles (4,2,5,6,3)