FORT WORTH, Texas- The UTEP women’s tennis team registered three doubles wins in the opening day of the TCU Invitational.
The Miners opened up the tourney against host TCU, where the UTEP duo of Milou Pierersz and Vivienne Kulicke beat the Horned Frog’s Marie Norris and Olaya Garrido-Rivas 6-3.
UTEP’s Daphne Visscher and Raven Bennett fell to Sofiko Kadzhaya and Madison Tedford 6-3 and Miners Lois Wagenvoort and Maria Paula Medina were defeated by TCU’s Alexis Pereira and Aleksandra Zenovka 6-0.
UTEP swept Texas State in the two doubles matches played. Pierersz and Kulicke blanked Eva Dench and Alex Jones 6-0, while Bennett and Visscher defeated Pippa Carr and Julia Navajo 6-2.
ULM defeated the Miners in both doubles matches
The Miners will continue tournament play with singles matches tomorrow starting at 12:45 p.m. against Texas State.
TCU Spring Invitational doubles results:
TCU vs UTEP
Pietersz/Kulicke def Norris/Garrido-Rivas 6-3
Kadzhaya/Tedford def Visscher/Bennett 6-3
Pereira/Zenovka def Wagenvoort/Medina 6-0
TSU vs UTEP
Kuliche/Pietersz def Dench/Jones 6-0
Bennett/Visscher def Carr/Navajo 6-2
UTEP VS ULM
Mylonas/Horakova def Kulicke/Pieterz 7-5
Andrei/Grigoriou def Bennett/Vischer 7-5
TCU Spring Invitational remaining schedule:
Saturday, Jan. 14 (Each team plays 2 teams in singles)
12:45pm– UTEP vs Texas State
followed by TCU vs ULM
followed by TCU vs UTEP
followed by ULM vs Texas State
Sunday, Jan. 15 (Each team plays 1 team in singles)
9:00am– UTEP vs ULM
followed by TCU vs Texas State