Women’s tennis takes two wins on day one at HEB Invite | Tech Rasta

WACO, TX – University of Texas sophomore women’s tennis Vivian Ovrootsky picked up a singles victory and teamed with a graduate Marlee Zein to post a doubles win to mark opening day of the HEB Invitational at the Hurd Tennis Center on the Baylor University campus.

In the morning singles session, Ovrootsky earned a dominating 6-0, 6-2 win over No. 115 Olivia Peet of Texas Tech. No. 59 Zein lost a hard-fought 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 decision to No. 67 Avelina Sayfetdinova of Texas Tech.

In the afternoon doubles session, the tandem of Zein and Ovrootsky recorded a 6-3 win over the Tennessee duo of Elza Tomase and Lauren Anzalotta.

The tournament features singles and doubles competitions. Play continues at HEB Invite on Saturday, October 8 with a doubles match scheduled for 9 a.m. Central followed by singles matches at 10 a.m. Central. Saturday’s game will also include an afternoon session starting at 1 p.m. central time. The tournament concludes with a morning session only on Sunday, October 9.

Live streaming and live scores should be available throughout the tournament. For more information, please visit the Tournament main page.

Texas HEB Invitational Results (October 7)

Doubles morning session

Metka Komac/Avelina Sayfetdinova (Tech) defeated. Vivian Ovrootsky/Marlee Zein (UT), 6-1

Federica Trevisan/Saara Orav (Rice) defeats. Grace Thomas/Suzanne Brass (UT), 6-1

Cristina Tigela/Olivia Peet (Tech) defeated. Simran Kortikere/Gaby Cusano (TU), 6-2

Morning session for singles

#67 Avelina Sayfetdinova (Tech) def. No. 59 Marlee Zein (TU), 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Vivian Ovrootsky (UT) def. No. 115 Olivia Peet (Tech), 6-0, 6-2

Yekaterina Dimitrichenko (Tech) defeated. Grace Thomas (TU), 6-4, 6-3

Marte Lambrecht (Rice) defeated. Suzanne Brass (UT), 6-1, 7-5

Saara Orav (Rice) defeated. Simran Kortikere (UT), 6-1, 6-1

Camryn Stepp (Tech) defeated. Gaby Cusano (UT), 6-1, 6-0

Doubles Afternoon Session

Vivian Ovrootsky/Marlee Zein (UT) def. Elza Tomase/Lauren Anzalotta (Tennis), 6-3

Camryn Stepp/Yekaterina Dimitrichenko (Tech) def. Grace Thomas/Suzanne Brass (UT), 6-1

Allison Zipoli/Marte Lambrecht (Rice) def. Simran Kortikere/Gaby Cusano (UT), 6-1

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