Coastal Georgia holds on for a 4-2 win over FNU

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Coastal Georgia holds on for a 4-3 win over FNU. (March 25, 2024)


HIALEAH, Fla. (March 25, 2024) – Florida National University’s women’s tennis team (2-8) dropped another close match to a Sun Conference opponent, falling 4-2 to the RV College of Coastal Georgia Mariners on March 25. The RV FNU Conquistadors missed the mark in doubles play before dropping critical matches in singles play for their eighth loss of the season. 

In doubles, FNU’s Nadia Abad and Vanessa Simone posted a 6-3 victory while FNU’s other pairs were unable to secure some much-needed wins. Karyna Krykunenko and Chiara Fiorenza dropped their match 6-2 while Fabiola Bsereni lost her match with partner Natalia Calvo 6-4. 

Singles play was a competitive battle with Coastal Georgia getting the advantage off three singles wins. Celeste Deniz Reyes did pick up a solid win over Azul Malatini with 6-3 victories in back-to-back sets. 


Doubles Competition:

Number one: 

Natalia Calvo / Fabiola Bsereni lost (4-6)


Number two:

Nadia Abad / Vanessa Simone won (6-3)


Number three: 

Karyna Krykunenko / Chiara Fiorenza lost (2-6)


Singles Competition: 

Karyna Krykunenko falls to Ana Gonzalez (1-6, 0-6)

Natalia Calvo falls to Danielle Silvan (6-4, 4-6, 4-6)

Nadia Abad vs. Laetitia Grand (6-3) [UF]

Vanessa Simone falls to Chloe Do Lagd (4-6, 3-6)

Celeste Deniz Reyes defeated Azul Malatini (6-3, 6-3)

Chiara Fiorenza 6-4, 5-4 


Up Next: FNU battles Warner on March 29 in Lake Wales, Fla., at 1 p.m.

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