NCAA Womens Tennis

No. 14 Florida defeats No. 30 Ole Miss in Home Thriller

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GAINESVILLE, FL. โ€“ย No.14 Florida closed out their weekend at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex on Sunday afternoon with a 4-3 victory over No. 30 Ole Miss. This match marks the seventh straight win for the Gators.
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The first win of the day came from doubles pair, Rachel Gailis and Bente Spee as they defeated Kelsey Mize and Lucie Devier in a 6-1 effort. Ole Miss responded with Anaelle Leclercq and Ludmila Kareisova posting a 6-3 win over Carly Briggs and Qavia Lopez. Malwina Rowinska and Alicia Dudeney clinched the doubles point for the Gators after a battle with Ava Hrastar and Briana Crowley. The battle came down to a tiebreaker with Dudeney and Rowinska coming out on top with a 7-6 victory giving Florida a 1-0 lead ahead of singles.
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Florida saw a tough opponent in Ole Miss during singles action. No. 15 Rachel Gailis secured the first point to extend the Gators lead 2-0 with a win over Ludmila Kareisova. Gailis won in straight sets posting a 6-1 victory in the first and shutting out Kareisova 6-0 in the second.
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Ole Miss opened their score column after No. 109 Qavia Lopez dropped her match against Briana Crowley. Lopez fell 6-4, 6-4 but the Gators continued to lead 2-1.
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The Rebels tied the match at 2-2 with Rachel Krzyzak defeating Sophie Williams in straight sets. Krzyzak took the first set 7-6, and shutout Williams 6-0 in the second.
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No. 84 Carly Briggs brought back the momentum for Florida as she defeated Ava Hrastar in a close effort. Briggs opened with a 6-3 victory in the first set and Hrastar fired back taking the…

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