Portland Pushes Past Pacific

Photo by Kelly Favre
Photo by Kelly Favre

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Pacific women's tennis team fell to Portland Friday afternoon 4-1, bringing the Tigers to 5-12 overall and 0-7 in West Coast Conference play. The victory brings the Pilots to 7-9 on the year and 3-3 in WCC action  

In doubles, the Pilots overmatched the Tigers with No. 3 Emily Soares and Anna Oberg defeating Christiana Ferrari/Anneroos Nederstigt, 6-2, while Jelena Lukic and Jelena Lazarevic topped Maayan Sela/Cristina Saenz de Buruaga Ruiz at the one spot 6-3 to secure the doubles point and take the lead 1-0. 

In singles action, Portland added another two points as Lukic rolled past Sela, 6-4, 6-1 at court one, while Lazarevic took down Nederstigt in straight sets, 7-6(5), 7-5 at the three spot.  The Tigers got on the board with a win from Anna Ramos Vinolas over Radina Dimitrova at No. two in three sets, 7-6(6), 3-6, 6-1 to make it 3-1 in favor of the Pilots. The hosts clinched the match at the four spot as Tatiana Grigoryan edged out Saenz de Buruaga Ruiz 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Sabrina Rodriguez and Ferrari's matches went unfinished.

The Orange and Black continue WCC play tomorrow at Gonzaga.  First serve is slated for 10 a.m.

Make sure to follow Pacific women's tennis at @pacificwtennis on Instagram and Twitter for updates.