AUBURN, Ala. – The Ole Miss women’s tennis team had a successful first day at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships with their top doubles team advancing to the second round and three players reaching the third round in main draw singles.
The day began with doubles, and second-seeded Caroline Rohde-Moe and Marija Milutinovic defeated Petra Ferancova and Timea Guibe of Mississippi State 8-5 in the first round. They will face Ariel Morton and Ella Taylor of LSU in the second round Saturday morning.
All Rebels played two rounds of singles Friday, with Rohde-Moe, Julia Jones and Mai El Kamash winning both to advance to the third round.
Rohde-Moe, the tournament’s third seed, downed Justyna Krol of Louisiana-Monroe in the first round 6-1, 6-1 and then defeated Emily Zabor of Alabama 7-6(7), 6-3 in the second round. She will face Michalla Kucharova of Auburn in the round of 16 Saturday.
El Kamash, seeded 5-8, cruised to her 10th win of the year, 6-0, 6-2 over Petra Horakova of ULM in the first round. In the second round, the sophomore beat Ashley Kitchen of Auburn 6-4, 6-4. El Kamash will meet Sara Castellano of McNeese State in the third round.
Jones, seeded 9-16, took out Anja Cosovic of Troy 6-3, 6-2 in the first round. She won her second round, when Emily Newton of South Alabama retired after dropping the first set to Jones 7-5. Jones will play 5-8 seed Natalia Maynetto of Alabama next.
Milutinovic won her first round 6-4, 6-0 against Auburn’s Paula de Man, before dropping a 6-2, 6-3 decision to Joanna Nalborska of Louisiana Tech.
Play Saturday will feature two rounds of doubles and one round of singles.
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