Alabama fell to No. 5 Vanderbilt, 4-0, before bouncing back with a 5-0 victory over Alcorn State on Sunday at the Alabama Tennis Stadium. The Crimson Tide moves to 12-6 overall and 1-3 in Southeastern Conference play.
In the first match, the Commodores won the doubles point to take the early 1-0 edge. In singles play, Vanderbilt eventually prevailed on courts three, one and four to clinch the 4-0 victory.
Alabama dominated in the second match, beginning with doubles wins from juniors Alba Cortina Pou and Luca Fabian, along with juniors Kimberley Gintrand and Ann Selim to give the Tide the 1-0 advantage.
In singles, UA picked up victories from Cortina Pou on court three, Fabian on court four and sophomore Moka Ito on court two. After the match was clinched at 4-0, senior No. 66 Andie Daniell finished her match on court one to make the final score, 5-0.
Next, the Tide Faces Ole Miss at 5 p.m. March 15 in Oxford, Miss.
- Kurtz/Smith def. Daniell/Ito, 6-2
- No. 51 Drummy/Rosca vs. Cortina Pou/Fabian, 5-1, unf.
- No. 30 Dvorak/Contreras def. Gintrand/Selim, 6-1
Order of Finish: 3, 1
- No. 3 Fernanda Contreras def. No. 66 Andie Daniell, 7-5, 6-1
- Moka Ito vs. No. 8 Christina Rosca, 6-4, 4-6, 0-0, unf.
- No. 67 Georgia Drummy def. Alba Cortina Pou, 6-2, 6-4
- Amanda Meyer def. Luca Fabian, 7-6(6), 6-4
- Summer Dvorak vs. Ann Selim, 4-6, 6-0, 2-1, unf.
- Kimberley Gintrand vs. Emma Kurtz, 7-5, 3-5, unf.
Order of Finish: 3, 1, 4
(vs. Alcorn State)
- Daniell/Ito vs. Vaganova/Grlj, 5-1, unf.
- Cortina Pou/Fabian def. Birkenstock/Bukovec, 6-1
- Gintrand/Selim def. Pytlikova/Tim, 6-0
Order of Finish: 2, 3
- No. 66 Andie Daniell def. Bianca Birkenstock, 6-0, 6-1
- Moka Ito def. Anastasia Vaganova, 6-0, 6-0
- Alba Cortina Pou def. Stefany Grlj, 6-0, 6-0
- Luca Fabian def. Klavdija Bukovec, 6-0, 6-1
- Ann Selim vs. Veronika Pytikova, 6-0, 3-1, unf.
- Kimberley Gintrand vs. Ammaarah Tim, 6-0, 4-0, unf.
Order of Finish: 3, 4, 2, 1