The Iowa State Cyclones were eliminated in the first round of the Big 12 Championships this afternoon, falling to the Oklahoma Sooners, 4-0.
In singles action, Maty Cancini was defeated by Lily Miyazaki 6-2, 6-3. At No. 2 singles, Ekaterina Repina was dominated in the first set by Jasmine Asghar but came back fighting in the second set, ultimately losing 6-0, 6-3. At No. 3, Regina Espindola went unfinished against Christiana Brigante.
Espindola kept it close in both sets, but was defeated 6-3, 4-2 and the third set went unfinished. In the No. 4 singles, Margarita Timakova faced off against Camila Romero and the first set went into a tiebreak, but Timakova was not able to capture the win losing 7-6. Annabella Bonadonna also battled in a tie-break but was not able to secure a win, losing to Malene Stripp, 7-5. Karen Alvarez was defeated by Simran Kaur Sethi, losing both sets 6-2.
In doubles action, at No. 1, Cancini and Espindola went against Brigante/Asghar, but went unfinished. At No. 2 doubles, Timakova and Repina were defeated by Miyazaki and Stripp, 6-2. At the No. 3 position, Bonadonna and Alvarez were dominated by Kaur Sethi and Romero, losing 6-0.
No. 1: Maty Cancini was defeated by Lily Miyazaki, 6-2, 6-3.
No. 2: Ekaterina Repina was defeated by Jasmine Asghar, 6-0, 6-3.
No. 3: Regina Espindola faced Christiana Brigante, 6-3, 4-2 and the third match went unfinished.
No. 4: Margarita Timakova faced Camila Romero, but the match ultimately went unfinished at 7-6 with Timakova leading.
No. 5: Annabella Bonadonna battled Malene Stripp, losing 7-6, unfinished.
No. 6: Karen Alvarez was defeated by Simran Kaur Sethi, 6-2, 6-2.
No. 1: Cancini/Espindola faced Brigante/Asghar, the first went unfinished with 5-2 the Cyclones leading.
No. 2: Timakova/Repina were defeated by Miyazaki/Stripp, 6-2.
No. 3: Bonadonna/Alvarez were defeated by Kaur Sethi/Romero, 6-0.
The tennis season has come to a close with the loss in the first round of the Big 12 Championships.