DENTON, Texas – Lady Topper Tennis competed against No. 69 Singles Tamuna Kutubidze
and No. 19 Doubles Kutubidze and Maria Konokova on Saturday in its 7-0 loss to
Conference USA opponent North Texas (5-3, 2-0 C-USA).
Competing against No. 19 Kutubidze/Konokova in the top spot was frequent doubles
pair junior Lisa Friess and sophomore Laura Bernardos. The Lady Topper duo fell 6-1.
WKU’s freshmen tandem of Zeniece Charles-Hall and Judit Gonzalez Agud was defeated
in the No. 2 spot 6-2. WKU lost the third doubles match by default.
Bernardos fought hard against No. 69 Kutubidze in the leading singles spot. The
Spanish-native ultimately fell in two sets with a score of 6-4, 6-1. Charles-Hall
played in the four-spot for WKU and was defeated 6-1, 6-1.
Austrian Friess fell 6-2, 6-0 in the No. 2 spot while Gonzalez Agud played in the
third position and lost 6-3, 6-2.
Freshman Kyla Dilger fell 6-1, 6-1 at No. 5 and the Mean Green won the sixth singles
match by default.
WKU (0-5, 0-1 C-USA) is set to play at Lipscomb on Friday and host its first home
match in two seasons on Saturday.
#69 Tamuna Kutubidze (UNT) def. Laura Bernardos (WKU) 6-4, 6-1
Maria Kononova (UNT) def. Lisa Friess (WKU) 6-2, 6-0
Nidhi Surapaneni (UNT) def. Judit Gonzalez Agud (WKU) 6-3, 6-2
Alexandra Heczey (UNT) def. Zeniece Charles-Hall (WKU) 6-1, 6-1
Ivana Babic (UNT) def. Kyla Dilger (WKU) 8-1, 6-1
Haruka Sasaki (UNT) def. No player (WKU), by default
#19 Tamuna Kutubidze/Maria Kononova (UNT) def. Lisa Friess/Laura Bernardos (WKU) 6-1
Ivana Babic/Alexandra Heczey (UNT) def. Zeniece Charles-Hall/Judit Gonzalez Agud
Nidhi Surapaneni/Haruka Sasaki (UNT) def. Kyla Dilger/No player (WKU), by default