ATLANTA - The No. 48 Georgia State women's tennis team was upset by unranked Winthrop, 4-3, Sunday afternoon. The Panthers led 3-0, but lost at four of the six singles positions.
Kicking things off in doubles, the No. 15 pair of Masa Grgan and Abigail Tere-Apisah knocked off Andressa Garcia and Alice Garcia 8-5. At No. 2 doubles, Marcia Tere-Apisah and Tarani Kamoe defeated Caitlin Cridland and Ekin Gunaysu 8-4. At No. 3 doubles, Linn Timmermann and Chaimaa Roudami defeated Tijana Uzelac and Beth Williamson 8-7.
In singles, Abigail Tere-Apisah and Timmermann were the only two Panthers to win their singles matches. No. 11 Tere-Apisah defeated Andressa Garcia 6-2, 6-2. Timmermann won 6-2, 6-3 over Uzelac at No. 4 singles.
Two Panthers lost in three sets. Maryna Kozachenko lost to Gunaysu 6-0, 4-6, 6-2 at No. 5 singles. At No. 6 singles, Roudami lost to Monica Aquado 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 at No. 6 singles. Both Grgan and Marcia Tere-Apisah lost in straight sets.
The loss ended Georgia State's four match winning streak.
The Panthers will hit the road next weekend, facing Tulane and Rice in New Orleans on Friday and Saturday, respectively.