Conquistadors swept away by PBA Sailfish 7-0

FNU women's tennis falls to PBA in fifth-straight defeat.
FNU women’s tennis falls to PBA in fifth-straight defeat.


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (March 3, 2023)Florida National University’s women’s tennis team continues its search for its first win of 2023 after the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish handed them a 7-0 win. The sweep marks just the second victory for PBA and this is the third shutout for the Conquistadors in five matches.

In doubles play, FNU lost the opening point after Karyna Krykunenko and Pirada Suwanruk and Paulina Jankuh and Emerald Cooke lost their respective matches by a score of 3-6. In singles play, losses from Vera Hoekstra, Paulina Jankuh and Pirada Suwanruk secured a victory for the home team. 

Doubles Competition:

Number one: 

Karyna Krykunenko / Pirada Suwanruk falls to Svea Crohn / Jelsyvette Croes (3-6)

Number two:

Vanessa Simone / Simone Sierra falls to Anabelle Robichaud / Avery Brothers (6-7)

Number three: 

Paulina Jankuh / Emerald Cooke falls to Elvira Edstrom / Giovana Kelm (3-6)


Singles Competition: 

Vera Hoekstra lose to Alina Hoermann (3-6, 2-6)

Vanessa Simone lose to Greta Langiu (2-6, 6-2, 6-10)

Salome Sierra lose to Alessia Passerini (6-2, 4-6, 6-10)

Pirada Suwanruk lose to Cecilia Peroni (1-6, 1-6)

Karyna Krykunenko lose to Giovana Kelm (2-6, 3-6)

Paulina Jankuh lose to Frida Alsterhem (0-6, 0-6)


Match Notes:

FNU record: (0-5)

SU record (2-5)

Up Next: FNU women’s tennis host Wayne State University March 10 at Goodlet Park.

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