TUCSON – The Houston Cougar Women’s Tennis team came away with a win in their first road match of the season against Nevada on Saturday. The Cougars won 4-3 in what turned out to be the most intense match so far this spring season.
Mazzari started off singles with a bang in a 6-0, 6-1 win over Adriana Gergelyova to push the score to 2-0 for Houston. Mazzari remains undefeated on the season in singles, boasting a 6-0 record.
Mills lost at the No. 4 singles position with a score of 6-2, 6-2, to bring the overall score to 2-1.
Dimitrova was defeated at the No. 1 singles position 6-3, 6-3, putting her singles record at 5-1 on the spring season.
The Cougars bounced back with Alter’s 7-5, 6-1 victory to reclaim the lead 3-2. Alter has yet to lose in singles on the season, boasting a 6-0 record.
Glumac fell 7-5, 6-2 at the No. 6 position, which evened the match at 3-3, bringing the overall match down to the wire with just Nicolaou’s match remaining.
All eyes were on Nicolaou as she came up huge for the Cougars with a 6-4, 6-3 victory, giving the Cougars the overall match win 4-3.
UP NEXT FOR HOUSTON
The Cougars return to action on Saturday, Feb. 10 against Arizona in Tucson. First serve is set for noon (CST).
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