TC tennis starts season

The Tabor College tennis teams kicked off the 2017 season at Newman Saturday.

The women lost, 8-1. Jessica Emoto earned Tabor’s win in No. 1 singles. The men lost, 9-0.

“It was a good first match,” coach John Ruder said. “We played well against a solid Division II team.”

Tabor will compete at Concordia University Feb. 25.

Tabor tennis

At Newman (Feb. 11)

Newman 9, TC men 0

Singles (0-6). No. 1: Illia Filanchuk (T) lost to Eduardo Santos 6-4, 5-7, 14-12. No. 2: Angel Miguel (T) lost to Felipe Batistella 6-1, 6-1. No. 3: Anton Sopin (T) lost to Diego Rojo 6-0, 6-0. No. 4: Jaime Sanchez (T) lost to Lucas Norbiato 6-0, 6-0. No. 5: Jeff Pritchard (T) lost to Kevin Clack 6-0, 6-0. No. 6: Francisco Gallinal (T) lost to Enrique Coiras 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles (0-3). No. 1: Filanchuk/Miguel (T) lost to Santos/Gonzalez 8-5. No. 2: Sopin/Pritchard (T) lost to Norbiato/Coiras 8-0. No. 3: Gallinal/Sanchez (T) lost to Batistella/Rojo 8-0.

Record: 0-1 overall.

Newman 8, TC women 1

Singles (1-5). No. 1: Jessica Emoto (T) def. Tamar Tskhakaia 7-5, 6-2. No. 2: Naima Mexsen (T) lost to Janneke de Rijk 6-0, 6-2. No. 3: Heidi Klaassen (T) lost to Kateryna Stoianova 6-1, 6-0. No. 4: Kiana Fujioka (T) lost to Niamh Packer 6-0, 6-2. No. 5: Tessa Isaac (T) lost to Marit Lemmens 6-1, 6-1. No. 6: Mandi Hiett (T) lost to Emily Wise 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles (0-3). No. 1: Emoto/Hiett (T) lost to Tskhakaia/de Rijk 8-3. No. 2: Mexsen/Klaassen (T) lost to Stoianova/Packer 8-1. No. 3: Fujioka/Lindsey Stroud (T) lost to Wise/Guvaria 8-0.

Record: 0-1 overall.

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