NCAA Womens Tennis

Women’s Tennis Falls At Alabama

Women's Tennis Falls At Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Mississippi State women’s tennis fell on the road at Alabama 5-2 on Friday afternoon.

The Bulldogs started the afternoon off taking the doubles point as Emmanouela Antonaki and Chloé Cirotte topped No. 58 Anne Marie Hiser and Loudmilla Bencheikh 6-4.

Gia Cohen and Maddie Bemisderfer cliched the doubles point for MSU with a 7-5 victory over Kasia Pitak and Ola Pitak.

Antonaki claimed a singles victory for the Bulldogs, who fell to 10-4 overall and 0-3 in Southeastern Conference play.

Antonaki toon down the Tides’ only ranked singles competitor in No. 96 Loudmilla Bencheikh 7-6(5), 3-6, 1-0 [10-5]. With the win, Antonaki moves to 15-8 overall and 9-3 during dual play and has earned 23 wins in singles against ranked opponents.

MSU’s Maria Rizzolo, ranked 88th nationally, was defeated by Hiser 6-4, 6-1. Alabama’s Anna Parkhomenko beat Cirotte 7-6(5), 6-1 and Cohen lost to Petra Sedlackova 6-2, 6-2.

Alexandra Mikhailuk dropped a 6-4, 6-1 decision to Alabama’s Ola Pitak, while Emily Surcey fell to Klara Milicevic 6-4, 6-0.

Alabama moves to 8-4 overall and 1-1 in SEC play.

Next Up

The Bulldogs head to Auburn, Ala. to take on No. 7 Auburn on Sunday, March 12 at 12 p.m. CT.

Alabama 5, Mississippi State 2

Alabama Tennis Stadium | Tuscaloosa, Ala.

March 10, 2022


1. Chloé Cirotte/Emmanouela Antonaki (MSU) def. #58 Anne Marie Hiser/Loudmilla Bencheikh (UA) 6-4

2. Gia Cohen/Maddie Bemisderfer (MSU) def. Kasia Pitak/Ola Pitak (UA) 7-5

3. Klara Milicevic/Anna Parkhomenko (UA) def. Alexandra Mikhailuk/Sydney Hrehor (MSU) 6-4

Order of finish: (1,3,2)


1. Emmanouela Antonaki (MSU) def. #96 Loudmilla Bencheikh (UA) 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 1-0 [10-5]

2. Petra Sedlackova (UA) def. Gia Cohen (MSU) 6-2, 6-2

3. Ola Pitak (UA) def. Alexandra Mikhailuk (MSU) 6-4, 6-1

4. Anna Parkhomenko (UA) def. Chloé Cirotte (MSU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-1

5. Anne Marie Hiser (UA) def. #88 Maria Rizzolo (MSU) 6-4, 6-1

6. Klara Milicevic (UA) def. Emily Surcey (MSU) 6-4, 6-0

Order of finish: (6,5,2,3,1,4)


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