GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The No. 5-ranked Florida women’s tennis team earned a solid 7-0 sweep against Florida State at Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex on a beautiful Tuesday evening.
The Gators earned the doubles point in impressive fashion, before capturing victories on the first five singles matches in 74 minutes.
Olivia Janowicz, Brianna Morgan and Kourtney Keegan were the first off the singles courts and secured the team dual match win.
Sofie Oyen and Stefani Stojic followed with a straight sets wins on courts four and six, respectively.
That set the stage for court two, where Alexandra Cercone was left to provide the shutout. Cercone led 5-1 in the first set, before Kerrie Cartwright battled back to 5-4, as the Gator senior served out for the set. Cartwright, however, carried her momentum into the second set where she forced a deciding third despite Cercone fighting off five set points at 5-3.
In the 10-point tiebreak, Cercone earned a mini-break for a 5-3 lead and after one point held on her two serves for the 7-4 advantage en route to the 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-5) win.