NCAA Womens Tennis

Women’s Tennis Cruises Past Indiana, 4-1, Closing Out the Weekend

Jones Leads Alabama Men’s Tennis on Opening Day of the Bobby Bayliss Invitational

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama women’s tennis team defeated Indiana, 4-1, in its second match of the weekend at the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility, improving to 5-1 on the season.

Alabama (5-1) swept the doubles point against Indiana (4-5). The Crimson Tide’s Anne Marie Hiser and Klara Milicevic defeated Elisabeth Dunac and Sarah L’allier, 6-2, on court three. UA secured the doubles point after Ola Pitak and Loudmilla Bencheikh downed Lara Schneider and Li Hsin Lin, 6-2, on court two.

After taking a two-point lead, UA would surrender a point to Indiana before claiming the next two matches, to collect the 4-1 win over the Hoosiers. Klara Milicevic defeated Indiana’s Li Hsin Lin (6-1, 6-4) at the No. 6 spot, while Anne Marie Hiser downed Saby Nihalani (6-3, 7-5) at the No. 3 spot. Anna Parkhomenko clinched the victory for the Tide, on court five, with a convincing two-set win, defeating Lene Mari Hovda (6-3, 6-3).

Up Next

  • Alabama will travel to New Orleans, La., Thursday, Feb. 15, taking on Tulane at the City Park Tennis Center with match-play scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. CT



  1. Petra Sedlackova/Anna Parkhomenko (UA) vs. Lene Mari Hovda/Saby Nihalani (IU) 5-2, Unfinished
  2. Ola Pitak/Loudmilla Bencheikh (UA) def. Lara Schneider/Li Hsin Lin (IU) 6-2
  3. Anne Marie Hiser/Klara Milicevic (UA) def. Elisabeth Dunac/Sarah L’allier (IU) 6-2

Order of Finish (3,2)


  1. Lara Schneider (IU) def. #50 Petra Sedlackova (UA) 6-0, 6-4
  2. #27 Loudmilla Bencheikh (UA) vs. Nicole Teodosescu (IU) 6-3, 6-7, Unfinished
  3. Anne Marie Hiser (UA) def. Saby Nihalani (IU) 6-3, 7-5
  4. Ola Pitak (UA) vs. Elisabeth Dunac (IU) 4-6, 6-1, 2-2, Unfinished
  5. Anna Parkhomenko (UA) def. Lene Mari Hovda (IU) 6-3, 6-3
  6. Klara Milicevic (UA) def. Li Hsin Lin (IU) 6-1, 6-4

Order of Finish (6,1,3,5)

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