Illinois State women’s tennis moved to 6-0 in home matchups as it defeated Northern Iowa 7-0 Sunday at Evergreen Racquet Club.
The No. 1 duo of Tara Damnjanovic and Tijana Zlatanovic set the tone from the start with a 6-1 victory over the Panthers’ pairing of Lorena Cardoso and Darta Dalecka.
Elena Jankulovska and Nevena Kolarevic picked it up from there as they secured the doubles point for ISU with a 6-3 win against Thaissa Moreira and Issa Sullivan.
Alexandra Abyasova and Silvia Pomarolli put the icing on the cake when they secured the doubles sweep with a 6-4 victory.
ISU continued to roll in singles matches as each Redbird came away with a straight-set victory.
For the second consecutive day, Kolarevic won her singles match first — beating UNI’s Cardoso 6-2 in both sets. Jankulovska secured her singles win with 6-1 finishes in two sets against Kanyanut Sudsaard.
Zlatanovic ensured ISU’s third conference victory of the season with a win against Andrijana Brkic in the No. 1 spot.
Pomarolli, Abyasova and Damnjanovic then certified ISU’s sweep with victories in their respective matches.
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