No. 18 Mississippi Gulf Coast is off to a perfect start to the 2020 women's tennis season, thanks to a second road win as many days Saturday. The Bulldogs swept Itawamba 9-0 in Fulton.
Krissy Georgieva (Fr., Epsom and Ewell High School/Sutton, England) and Noni Charlton (Fr., Ipswich School/Ipswich, England) dominated at No. 1 doubles and won their singles matches in straight sets.
Kaylen Bond (Fr., Stone/Perkinston) blew past her opponent in No. 4 singles, dropping only a pair of games, while Anna Stringer (Fr., Stone/Wiggins) dropped the second set at No. 3 but prevailed in the third.
Tia Topps (Fr., Grenada/Grenada) and Chasity Snyder (Fr., Florence/Florence) each won both their points.
Gulf Coast has its first three home matches on consecutive days starting Tuesday. First serve against Hinds is at 1 p.m.
Team: Gulf Coast 9, Itawamba 0
No. 1: Krissy Georgieva-Noni Charlton (GC) def. Julianna Alves-Maggie Creekmore 8-2
No. 2: Anna Stringer-Kaylen Bond (GC) def. Riley Crouch-Farrah Fowlkes 8-5
No. 3: Tia Topps-Chasity Snyder (GC) Brianna Hibbler-Sydney Ferguson 9-7
No. 1: Georgieva (GC) def. Alves 6-4, 6-4
No. 2: Charlton (GC) def. Creekmore 6-1, 6-2
No. 3: Stringer (GC) def. Fowlkes 6-3, 3-6 10-7
No. 4: Bond (GC) def. Hibbler 6-0, 6-2
No. 5: Topps (GC) def. Crouch 6-3, 6-4
No. 6: Snyder (GC) def. Ferguson 7-5, 6-0
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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College