What you need to know:

*Georgia State women’s tennis lost 4-1 in the season opener to Florida Gulf Coast.

* Daniela Ramirez won 6-0, 6-0 in her singles match for the Panthers lone point. Damira Muminović and Eva Chivu would win 7-5 in doubles.

*GSU will face Cornell in Fort Myers tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.

 


Fort Myers, Fla.- Georgia State women’s tennis dropped the season opener 4-1 to Florida Gulf Coast Friday morning in Fort Myers. The Panthers lone point came via a 6-0, 6-0 win in number three singles by Daniela Ramirez.

 

Eva Chivu and Damira Muminović provided a spark for the Panthers winning 7-5 on court two over Madison Gallegos and Sofia Perez. However, the Eagles would win on courts one and three to take the doubles point and a 1-0 lead.

 

Ramirez started her senior season off on the right foot with a quick two set win in which she did not concede a game. After dropping sets in the one and four spot respectively, freshmen Eva Chivu (6-0) and Andreea Stanescu (6-1) would win their second sets forcing a tiebreaker. Chivu would fall in 7-2 in the tiebreaker giving FGCU the clinching point.

 

Muminović, who dropped her opening singles set 7-6 and Stanescu would not finish their matches.

 

Georgia State is back on the courts tomorrow for a neutral site match with Cornell. The Panthers and Big Red will meet at 10:00 a.m. in Fort Myers

 

RESULTS:

Doubles:

Maja Ornberg/Julia Ascua def. Daniela Ramirez/Andreea Stanescu 7-5

Eva Chivu/Damira Muminović def. Madison Gallegos/Sofia Perez 7-5

Laura Falceto/Sara Kelly def. Lara Vovk/Anastasia Grosheva 6-3

 

Singles:

Maja Ornberg def. Eva Chivu 6-3, 0-6, 7-6 (7-2)

Damira Muminović vs. Sara Kelly 6-7, DNF

Daniela Ramirez def. Julia Ascua 6-0, 6-0

Andreea Stanescu vs. Laura Falceto 2-6, 6-1, DNF

Sofia Perez def. Lara Vovk 6-3, 6-4

Madison Gallegos def. Anastasia Grosheva 6-2, 6-1

 

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