Women’s tennis continues Bulldog Classic with seven wins on Saturday | Tech Rasta


DES MOINES, Iowa – The Creighton women’s tennis team finished day two of the Bulldog Classic Hidden Duals with seven wins on Saturday inside the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.

Valerie Negin and Malvika Shukla each went undefeated over the weekend with a win in both doubles and singles. Shukla and Leanne Kendall teamed up to claim an 8-4 win over Milwaukee’s Iva Stejskalova and Alice Shields to open the day.

Rookie Ana Paula Martinez and Negin would get an 8-7 victory over Nadiia Konieva and Giorgia Covestro of the Panthers in second place in doubles, while Babette Burgersdijk and Sara Simonova of Milwaukee took an 8-6 victory in third place.

In singles, Creighton picked up five wins to claim the double win over Omaha.

Shukla earned a 6-1, 6-4 triumph over Omaha’s Jessica Aragon in first place, while Negin earned a 6-2, 6-1 win over Lillian Tiemeyer in second place.

Kendall made quick work of Omaha’s Ines Absisan with a 6-2, 6-2 triumph in fourth place, while Annika Elvestrom earned a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Keegan VanPelt in fifth place .

Second year Allison Wilcox capped off the day with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Addison Miller of Omaha in second place.

The Bluejays wrap up play at the Bulldog Classic on Sunday with a doubles match against Drake and a singles match against Milwaukee.

Bulldog Classic Hidden Doubles
Day 2 results
Doubles vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Leanne Kendall/Malvika Shukla (CU) def. Iva Stejskalova/Alice Shields (UWM), 8-4

Valerie Negin/Ana Paula Martinez (CU) defeats. Nadiia Konieva/Giorgia Covestro (UWM), 8-7
Babette Burgersdijk/Sara Simonova (UWM) defeated. Allison Wilcox/Annika Elvestrom (CU), 8-6

Singles against Omaha
Malvia Shukla (CU) defeated. Jessica Aragon (UN), 6-1, 6-4
Zoe Adkins (UN) defeated. Ana Paula Martinez (CU), 3-6, 6-4, 10-7

Valerie Negin (CU) def. Lillian Tiemeyer (UN), 6-2, 6-1
Leanne Kendall (CU) defeats. Inès Absisan (UN), 6-2, 6-2
Annika Elvestrom (CU) defeated. Keegan VanPelt (UN), 6-0, 6-2

Allison Wilcox (CU) def. Addison Miller (UN), 6-3, 6-4


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