ASU women's tennis defeats NAU in season opener The Sun Devils took down NAU 7-0 on Saturday afternoon Share Tweet Email Print A gloomy hour-and-half rain delay did not stop the ASU women’s tennis team in sweeping the season opener 7-0 against Northern Arizona University. Point. Devils. pic.twitter.com/qV3JGEXLP8— Sun Devil W. Tennis (@sundevilwtennis) January 20, 2018 ASU took an early advantage in the match by securing the doubles point with wins on court two and three. On court two, freshman Lauryn John-Baptiste and sophomore Ilze Hattingh beat NAU’s sophomore Brandy Walker and junior Eirene Granville, 6-1. On court three, to secure ASU’s doubles’ win majority point, senior Nicole Fossa Huergo and freshman Sasa Klanecek outplayed freshman Cora-Lynn Von Dungern and freshman Ellie Millard, 6-2. Not long after singles began, freshman Tereza Kolarova dominated on court five against Granville, achieving the Sun Devils' second point, 6-0, 6-1. Then came shutouts on courts one, three, four and six, securing a Sun Devil win. On court one, Hattingh came out on top with set scores of 6-2 and 6-3, beating junior Hanneke Lodewijks. Fossa Huegro was victorious against Walker, 6-2, 6-2, on court three. Sophomore Savannah Slaysman and Klanecek on courts four and six, respectively, were triumphant in their matches against Millard and freshman Madi Moore with set scores of 6-3, 6-2 and 6-1, 6-1. Although ASU had already secured the win, John-Baptiste showed relentless effort in an intense three-set battle against sophomore Chiara Tomasetti. John-Baptiste came out victorious with a win, 6-7, 6-0 and a final tiebreaker score of 10-4. That final win achieved Sun Devil wins in all six singles’ matches. The Sun Devils will be competing next weekend at the ITA National Kick-Off Weekend in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Reach the reporter at email@example.com or follow @sophiabriseno on Twitter. Like State Press Sports on Facebook and follow @statepressport on Twitter. Subscribe to Pressing Matters Get the best of State Press delivered straight to your inbox. Related Stories Sun Devil sophomore infielders Drew Swift and Spencer Torkelson connect in 12-1 win ASU men's basketball dominates Stanford in 80-62 victory Why is the ASU men's basketball team committing so many fouls?