Women’s tennis executes flawless afternoon versus Royals

FNU women's tennis final graphic. (03-27-23)
FNU women’s tennis final graphic. (03-27-23)


HIALEAH, Fla. (March 27, 2023)With the blistering sun beating down on the courts of Goodlet Park in Hialeah, Fla., Florida National University’s women’s tennis team delivered a 7-0 win over the Warner University Royals. This thrilling victory marks the first win for the women’s squad this season and its first shutout of 2023.

Doubles play was a strong indicator of this to come in the match, as FNU partners Vanessa Simone and Nadia Abad and Vanessa Simone and Nadia Abad won their respective matches 6-0 to secure the opening point. Pirada Suwanruk and Salome Sierra edged out their Warner competitors 6-3 moments later before heading into singles play.

The Conquistadors’ stellar play transitioned into solid individual performances as Simone and Suwanruk won their matches by a score of 6-1, 6-0. FNU went unbeaten in all six singles matches.

Doubles Competition:

Number one: 

Pirada Suwanruk / Salome Sierra win 6-3

Number two:

Vanessa Simone / Nadia Abad win 6-0

Number three: 

Paulina Jankun / Emerald Cooke win 6-0


Singles Competition: 

Salome Sierra wins 6-2, 6-2

Vanessa Simone wins 6-1, 6-0

Pirada Suwanruk wins 6-1, 6-0

Nadia Abad wins 6-0, 6-4

Karyna Krykunenko wins 6-1, 6-2

Fabiola Bsereni wins 6-0, 6-3


Match Notes:

FNU record: (1-7)

WU record (2-11)


Up Next: Next up for FNU tennis is the SSAC Round-Up on March 30.


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