What you need to know:
* Georgia State came back from a 2-0 deficit versus North Texas to defeat the Mean Green 4-3 in Denton.
* After dropping the doubles point and first singles match, Arina Taluyenko, Daniela Ramirez, Tarani Kamoe and Anastasia Grosheva each secured singles victories to take home the win. Grosheva’s 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 win over Haruka Sasaki clinched the match for the Panthers (6-6, 0-1).
* GSU travels back to Dallas to face Cincinnati on Thursday. First serve between the Panthers and Bearcats is set for noon ET.
DENTON, Texas – Georgia State had enough gas in the tank to secure a comeback victory Tuesday versus North Texas. The Panthers (6-6, 0-1) battled back from a 2-0 deficit to get back to .500 on the season.
Grosheva clinched the match for GSU with her win against the Mean Green’s Haruka Sasaki. She has now won four consecutive singles matches. Grosheva is second on the Panthers with seven singles wins.
Taluyenko came out victorious in singles for the third time in a row to improve to 9-2 on the season.
Kamoe notched her first singles victory of the season to tie the match at three all.
Kristin Rehse and Damira Muminović got to a .500 record in doubles with their sixth win on the year versus North Texas’ Alexandra Heczey and Alexis Thoma.
The Panthers will look to build on the win Thursday at noon when they take on the Cincinnati Bearcats in Dallas.
Tennis Match Results
Georgia State vs North Texas
Mar 14, 2017 at Denton, Texas
(Waranch Tennis Complex)
Georgia State 4, North Texas 3
1. #82 Maria Kononova (NT) def. Kristin Rehse (GSU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Arina Taluyenko (GSU) def. Tamuna Kutubidze (NT) 6-2, 6-2
3. Daniela Ramirez (GSU) def. Alexis Thoma (NT) 6-3, 6-2
4. Minying Liang (NT) def. Damira Muminovic (GSU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Anastasia Grosheva (GSU) def. Haruka Sasaki (NT) 7-6 (7-2), 6-2
6. Tarani Kamoe (GSU) def. Ivana Babic (NT) 6-2, 7-5
- #77 Maria Kononova/Tamuna Kutubidze (NT) def. Arina Taluyenko/Tarani Kamoe (GSU) 6-2
- Kristin Rehse/Damira Muminovic (GSU) def. Alexandra Heczey/Alexis Thoma (NT) 6-2
- Laura Arciniegas/Ivana Babic (NT) def. Anastasia Grosheva/Daniela Ramirez (GSU) 6-4
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