The North Carolina women’s tennis team (14-1, 3-0 ACC) breezed past Syracuse (9-2, 2-2 ACC) on Sunday morning, winning 6-1 in Chapel Hill.
The No. 1 Tar Heels saw everything go right from the beginning, winning the first six points of the match.
UNC won two out of the three double matches, as No. 9 Jessie Aney and Alexa Graham beat No. 19 Gabriela Knutson and Miranda Ramirez, 6-2 and No. 20 Sara Daavettila and Alle Sanford crushed Dina Hegab and Maria Tritou, 6-0 to earn the one doubles point of the day. The third doubles match did not finish.
Continuing on the same winning trend, junior Chloe Ouellet-Pizer defeated Higab 6-4, 6-3. No. 32 Jessie Aney followed by beating Libi Mesh 6-2, 6-3 and No. 93 Graham dominated Anna Shkudun 6-0, 6-0 to give the Tar Heels the next three points of the day.
No. 15 Makenna Jones faced some trouble in her match against Sofya Golubovskaya, dropping the first set 6-2. However, Jones bounced back, winning the second set 7-5 and winning the tiebreaker to bring home the Tar Heels’ fifth point.