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Five in a row to start the season for Arizona women’s tennis after two-game sweep

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Stan Liu

Devin Chypyha swings during a tennis meet in Tucson. 

After ending Tulane’s undefeated streak last Friday, the Arizona Wildcats were back in action with consecutive matches against Sacramento State and UTEP. The Wildcats beat Sacramento State 4-0 and UTEP 6-1 to continue their win streak and remain undefeated.

The Wildcats began the day winning their doubles matches 2-1 over Sacramento State to jump out to a 1-0 overall lead. Doubles pair Paris Corley and Marie Van Aelst won their match 6-1; teammates Devin Chypyha and Camila Wesbrooks wrapped up the Wildcats’ doubles victory with a score of 6-1 as well.

Senior Lauren Marker once again led the team with a strong performance, winning her match over the previously undefeated Ana Loaiza Esquivias 6-4, 6-3.

Devin Chypyha and Paris Corley both added in wins for the Wildcats as well, easily dispatching their opponents. Chypyha won her match 6-1, 6-2, while Corley 6-2, 6-1.

After a short break, the Wildcats took on UTEP, still trying to extend their early win streak to five wins in a row.

After Arizona won the doubles 2-1, Marker stepped up again, defeating opponent Vivienne Kulicke with scores of 6-3, 6-2. Samantha Czarniak, Chypyha, Corley, and Wesbrooks all picked up wins to carry the Wildcats to 5-0 on the year.

Up next for Arizona is a road matchup against San Diego on Friday, February 10th at 2:30 p.m. MST.

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