UH tennis wins seventh straight against Louisiana Monroe
UH tennis picked up its seventh straight win Saturday, dominating Louisiana Monroe 6-1 at home.
Sophomore Elena Trencheva and freshman Sophie Schouten kicked the day off with a doubles win before the pair of senior Azul Pedemonti and freshman Sonya Kovalenko clinched the first point with a 6-2 victory.
In singles play, all five of the Cougars’ wins came in straight sets, with Pedemonti and junior Laura Slisane grabbing the first two points with convincing wins.
After two more wins from Kovalenko and freshman Gabriela Cortes, sophomore Maria Dzemeshkevich capitalized on a close first victory to close the day for the Cougars with a 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 win.
Next weekend, the team will travel to New Orleans to face two conference rivals in Tulane and Memphis, and then will travel to Hammond, La. to face Southeastern Louisiana.