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Women’s Tennis Tallies Five Singles Wins on Third Day of Ranked +1
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Women’s Tennis Tallies Five Singles Wins on Third Day of Ranked +1

Raleigh, N.C. – South Carolina women’s tennis completed its third day of action at the NC State Ranked +1 on Saturday, adding five more singles wins to the team’s season total.

In the third round of singles play No. 25 Sarah Hamner defeated No. 70 Alana Wolfberg of Tennessee 6-3, 5-7, 12-10. Hamner then went on to take down No. 32 Florencia Urrutia of Oklahoma 4-6, 7-5, 10-7. She will play in the final match of the A-1 back draw on Sunday beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Also in the A-1 draw is No. 7 Ayana Akli who fell to No. 31 Anika Yarlagadda in her third round of action. The graduate bounced back in a big way in the fourth round though, defeating No. 20 Ariana Arseneault of Auburn 6-1, 6-2.

In the A-2 draw, fellow graduate Elise Mills defeated Tennessee’s Layla Britez Risso 6-4, 3-6, 10-3 and in the Round Robin draw Misa Malkin recorded a comeback win over UCF’s Anique Kattenberg 4-6, 6-1, 10-6.

Graduate Shahar Biran dropped her quarterfinal match of the A-2 draw as well as her fourth round match.

The Ranked +1 will conclude on Sunday with one round of doubles followed by one round of singles beginning at 9:00 a.m.

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A-1 Draw – Third Round

(25) Sarah Hamner (SC) def. (70) Alana Wolfberg (Tenn) 6-3, 5-7, 12-10

(31) Anika Yarlagadda (UNC) def. (7) Ayana Akli (SC) 6-4, 6-2

A-2 Draw – Third Round

Elise Mills (SC) def. Leyla Britez Risso (Tenn) 6-4, 3-6, 10-3

Sara Ziodato (UVA) def. (106) Shahar Biran (SC) 6-4, 6-0

Round Robin – Third Round

Misa Malkin (SC) def. Anique Kattenberg (UCF) 4-6, 6-1, 10-6


A-1 Draw – Fourth Round

(25) Sarah Hamner (SC) def. (32) Florencia Urrutia (Okla) 4-6, 7-5, 10-7

(7) Ayana Akli (SC) def. (20) Ariana Arsneault (AU) 6-1, 6-2

A-2 Draw – Fourth Round

Ellie Coleman (Duke) def. Elise Mills (SC) 6-4, 7-5

(110) Sophie Abrams (NCSU) def. (106) Shahar Biran (SC) 6-3, 6-3