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No. 12 Gamecocks Fall 4-1 to No. 5 Vanderbilt
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No. 12 Gamecocks Fall 4-1 to No. 5 Vanderbilt

April 14, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — No. 12 South Carolina women’s tennis fell to No. 5 Vanderbilt, 4-1, at the Currey Tennis Center Friday evening. The Gamecocks fell to 16-7 overall and 7-5 in the SEC, while the Commodores improved to 16-5 on the season and 11-1 in the conference.

The Gamecocks dropped a tightly contested doubles point with split results. The doubles pairing of Paige Cline and Brigit Folland posted a 6-3 win on court two before the Commodores were able to claim victories on courts one and three to clinch the point. Astra Sharma and Emily Smith (5) took a 6-2 win in the No. 1 spot and Christina Rosca and Fernanda Contreras followed shortly with a 6-4 win of their own in the No. 3 spot.

In singles play, freshman Silvia Chinellato evened the score with a 6-3, 6-2 win on court five. The Commodores struck back with a straight-set victory of their own on court four, on the way to taking three-straight singles matches. Emma Kurtz took a 6-1, 6-1 win in the No. 4 spot, giving Berg her first loss of the season. No. 17 Sydney Campbell added to Vanderbilt’s lead with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Ingrid Gamarra Martins (43) on court two to make the score 3-1.

Astra Sharma (4) clinched the match for Vanderbilt with a 6-4, 6-3 triumph on court No. 1 to make a 4-1 final score.


SINGLES (5, 4, 2, 1*)

1. #4 Astra Sharma (VANDY) def. #53 Mia Horvit (SC) 6-4, 6-3
2. #17 Sydney Campbell (VANDY) def. #43 Ingrid Martins (SC) 6-4, 6-2
3. Paige Cline (SC) vs. #98 Christina Rosca (VANDY) UNF
4. Emma Kurtz (VANDY) def. Hadley Berg (SC) 6-1, 6-1
5. Silvia Chinellato (SC) def. Georgina Sellyn (VANDY) 6-3, 6-2
6. Brigit Folland (SC) vs. #91 Fernanda Contreras (VANDY) UNF

DOUBLES (2, 1, 3):
1. #5 Astra Sharma/Emily Smith (VANDY) def. #58 Caroline Dailey/Hadley Berg (SC) 6-2
2. Paige Cline/Brigit Folland (SC) def. Emma Kurtz/Sydney Campbell (VANDY) 6-3
3. Christina Rosca/Fernanda Contreras (VANDY) def. Ingrid Martins/Rachel Rohrabacher (SC) 6-4

Up Next

The Gamecocks return to action Sunday to face No. 13 Kentucky on the road at 12 p.m. ET to close out their regular season. For more information on South Carolina women’s tennis team follow them on Facebook and Twitter at gamecockwtennis or check out