What you need to know:
* Georgia State avenged its regular season loss to UT Arlington Friday afternoon in New Orleans. The Panthers (13-8) edged the Mavericks 4-3 in the quarterfinal round.
* GSU took the doubles point as Arina Taluyenko and Tarani Kamoe clinched the point. Lara Vovk and Anastasia Grosheva also earned a doubles victory. Taluyenko, Grosheva and Vovk each tallied wins in singles play to help Georgia State reach the semifinals.
* The Panthers are set to face No. 2 seed South Alabama tomorrow at 11 a.m. ET.
NEW ORLEANS, La. – No. 3 seed Georgia State took care of business against No. 6 seed UT Arlington Friday afternoon. The Panthers (13-8) edged the Mavericks to avenge a 4-1 loss back on March 18.
GSU got off to a fast start by winning the doubles point. Arina Taluyenko and Tarani Kamoe clinched the doubles point to improve to 12-7 on the season. Anastasia Grosheva and Lara Vovk also picked up a win over Valeria Lopez and Agustino Serio 7-6 (7-5).
Grosheva clinched the 4-3 win for the Panthers with her three-set victory against Jessica Birowski. Taluyenko and Vovk also notched victories to help GSU to the semifinals. Taluyenko is now 15-3 this season.
Georgia State will take on No. 2 seed South Alabama tomorrow at 11 a.m. ET. The Panthers lost 5-2 at South Alabama on April 7.
Tennis Match Results
UT Arlington vs Georgia State
Apr 21, 2017 at New Orleans, La.
(City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center)
Georgia State 4, UT Arlington 3
- Angeles de los Rios (UTA) def. Rehse,Kristin (GSU) 6-0, 6-1
- Taluyenko,Arina (GSU) def. Astrid Gehre (UTA) 7-5, 6-0
- Agustina Serio (UTA) def. Ramirez,Daniela (GSU) 7-6 (10-8), 6-2
- Grosheva,Anastasia (GSU) def. Jessica Birowski (UTA) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
- Anna Wichert (UTA) def. Muminovic,Damira (GSU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-0
- Vovk,Lara (GSU) def. Carla Cerdan Vives (UTA) 6-1, 6-3
- Jessica Birowski/Angeles de los Rios (UTA) def. Ramirez,Daniela/Rehse,Kristin (GSU) 7-5
- Kamoe,Tarani/Taluyenko,Arina (GSU) def. Astrid Gehre/Anna Wichert (UTA) 7-6 (7-3)
- Grosheva,Anastasia/Vovk,Lara (GSU) def. Valeria Lopez/Agustina Serio (UTA) 7-6 (7-5)
UT Arlington 11-10
Georgia State 13-8
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (1,6,2,3,5,4)
2017 Sun Belt Women's Tennis Championship
#3 Georgia State vs. #6 UTA
Official: Dale Williamson T-3:17
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