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A-State Tennis Closes Fall Schedule with 17 Victories at Louisiana Tech

November 1, 2020

RUSTON, La. (11/1/20) – After posting 10 victories in the first day of the Louisiana Tech Invitational, the Arkansas State women’s tennis team added seven wins on Sunday to close the fall portion of the 2020-21 season with 17 victories at the two-day event.

A-State came away from the two-day event with a 7-2 mark in doubles and a 10-10 marks in singles for the 17 wins. Yasmine Humbert was unbeaten on the weekend, adding two doubles wins and a three-set triumph in singles to her first day total of two singles wins and a doubles victory. Shelby King and Jill Morse teamed up to defeat a doubles team from Louisiana 6-0 and King added a 6-3, 6-1 singles win over Mikaila Coleman (Grambling). Hunter Roper also gained a singles victory on Sunday, with a 6-4, 6-4 win against Daniela Hernandez (ULM).

Humbert, who had straight-set victories in singles on Saturday, battled to a third-set victory over Lara Unkovich 6-2, 6-7 (4), 1-0 (2). Humbert and Nejla Zukic earned a 6-0 victory over a pair from Grambling and closed out a perfect 3-0 weekend in doubles with a 6-4 win over a duo from Louisiana Tech. Zukic picked up a 6-3, 6-3 win over Claudia Oravcova (Louisiana Tech) to finish singles play 2-1 for the event.

A-State’s spring schedule will be announced at a later date and posted on For the latest on A-State Tennis, follow the team on Twitter (@AStateTennis) and Instagram (@astatetennis).

Louisiana Tech Invitational | Ruston, La.

Drousile Dzeubou (ULM) def. Thea Rice 6-2, 7-5
Hala Badwy (ULM) def Hunter Roper 6-3, 6-3
Daniela Hernandez (ULM) def. Jill Morse 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (5)
Madalina Grigoriu (ULM) def. Shelby King 7-5, 6-3
Nejla Zukic def. Jimena Garbino (ULM) 6-2, 7-6 (2)
Yasmine Humbert def. Brittney Combest (GSU) 7-5, 6-1
Rebecca Brody def. Ana Ochoa (GSU) 6-0, 6-0
Clara Mantaux (LA) def. Thea Rice 7-5, 6-4
Anastasila Salaenko (LT) def. Hunter Roper 6-4, 6-4
Jill Morse def. Mikaila Coleman (GSU) 6-3, 6-0
Alexia Romero (LT) def. Shelby King 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (3)
Lara Unkovich (LT) def. Nejla Zukic 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (5)
Yasmine Humbert def. Lucie Raquin (LA) 6-4, 6-0
Rebecca Brody def. Danna Galeano (GSU) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (7)
Hunter Roper def. Daniela Hernandez (ULM) 6-4, 6-4
Alexia Romero (LT) def. Jill Morse 7-5, 6-4
Shelby King def. Mikaila Coleman (GSU) 6-3, 6-1
Yasmine Humbert def. Lara Unkovich (LT) 6-2, 6-7 (4), 1-0 (2)
Nejla Zukic def. Claudia Oravcova (LT) 6-3, 6-3
Babette Burgersdijk (LA) def. Rebecaa Brody 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (6)

Hunter Roper/Thea Rice def. Hala Badwy/Madaline Grigoriu (ULM) 6-2
Shelby King/Jill Morse def. Jimena Garbino/Daniela Hernandez (ULM) 7-6 (5)
Nejla Zukic/Yasmine Humbert def. Brittney Combest/Danna Galeano (GSU) 7-5
Rebecca Brody/Amelia Guevremont def. Paige Stanford/Ana Ochoa (GSU) 7-6 (6)
Leonie Schuknecht/Anastasiia Salenko (LT) def. Rebecca Brody/Amelica Guevremont 6-4
Alexia Romero/Lara Unkovich (LT) def. Shelby King/Jill Morse 6-4
Nejla Zukic/Yasmine Humbert def. Mikaila Coleman/Natalie Malone (GSU) 6-0
Shelby King/Jill Morse def. Clara Mantaux/Isabella Kierkegaard (LA) 6-4
Nejla Zukic/Yasmine Humbert def. Claudia Oravcova/Ilana Tetruashvili (LT) 6-4

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