No. 20 WashU Falls to No. 4 UIndy in Season Opener

No. 20 WashU Falls to No. 4 UIndy in Season Opener

Belleville, Ill., Feb. 15, 2020 – The No. 20-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team suffered a 7-0 loss to NCAA Division II University of Indianapolis in the 2020 season opener Saturday at Kings Points Sports Club in Belleville, Ill.

UIndy improved to 5-0 with the win, while WashU dropped to 0-1. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles
1. #3 Nikol Alekseeva/Anna Novikova (UINDY) def. Ally Persky/Leslie Ligier (WASHUW) 6-2
2. Laurel Wanger/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. #11 Alina Kislitskaya/Maria Solnyshkina (UINDY) 6-4
3. Anna Valiaeva/Maja Pindelska (UINDY) def. Emma Sass/Emma Verpoucke (WASHUW) 6-2

Singles: 
1. #2 Nikol Alekseeva (UINDY) def. Ally Persky (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-3
2. #24 Anna Novikova (UINDY) def. Divya Sharma (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-0
3. #20 Alina Kislitskaya (UINDY) def. Angela Huang (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Maria Solnyshkina (UINDY) def. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-0
5. Anna Valiaeva (UINDY) def. Laurel Wanger (WASHUW) 6-4, 6-1
6. Maja Pindelska (UINDY) def. Zoe Park (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-3 

Notes
• Senior Sanjna Tripathy and junior Laurel Wanger upset NCAA Division II's No. 11 team at No. 2 doubles, 6-4
• The match was played under NCAA Division II rules as doubles counted as one point. 

Up Next:
WashU opens a seven-match road trip vs. No. 23 Washington & Lee on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. (ET).