FRESNO, Calif. -- The Fresno State women's tennis team opened its spring season by rallying for a 4-3 win over Sacramento State Hornets on Sunday afternoon at Fig Garden Swim & Racquet Club.
Fresno State (1-0) earned singles victories at the No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 positions, which included win by freshmen Meshkatolzahra Safi and Marii Vyshkina in their Bulldog debuts. Cristina Flaquer and Carolina Piferi each competed straight-set sweeps in their singles triumphs.
Safi and Vyshkina also partnered to pick up a quick 6-2 win in No. 2 doubles.
The annual home event at a rotating local country club engaged the community with strong support from the Red Wave throughout the contest.
No. 65 Fresno State 4, Sacramento State 3
1/22/2023 at Fresno, CA (Fig Garden Swim & Racquet Club)
Mayya Gorbunova / Tsveti Yotova (SAC) def. Matilde Magrini / Carolina Piferi (FS) 7-6 [7-3]
Meshkatolzahra Safi / Mariia Vyshkina (FS) def. Weronika Ejsmont / Best Lee (SAC) 6-2
Maddy Ferreros/ Alexis Johnson (SAC) def. Cristina Flaquer/ Carlotta Nonnis Marzano (FS) 7-6 [7-3]
Mayya Gorbunova (SAC) def. Matilde Magrini (FS) 7-6 [7-4], 7-5
Meshkatolzahra Safi (FS) def. Maddy Ferreros (SAC) 6-4, 7-5
Cristina Flaquer (FS) def. Tsveti Yotova (SAC) 6-3, 7-5
Carolina Piferi (FS) def. Weronika Ejsmont (SAC) 6-2, 6-4
Mariia Vyshkina (FS) def. Julia Moraes (SAC) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
Grace McSkimming (SAC) def. Carlotta Nonnis Marzano (FS) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4