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LAWRENCEVILLE – The No. 1-ranked Georgia Gwinnett College women’s tennis team won its fifth straight match to start the 2020 season, defeating No. 13 Union College (Ky.) 6-1 on Monday afternoon at the GGC Tennis Facility.

The Grizzlies (5-0) have won 13 consecutive matches dating back to last season.

GGC quickly grabbed the match’s doubles point with three wins by 6-2 or better set scores. The senior tandem of Emerald Able and Madeline Bosnjak clinched the point with a 6-1 win on the No. 1 court. Earlier, senior Debora Scurt and junior Maria Genovese won 6-2 at No. 2, and the freshman team of Selina Pichler and Yelyzaveta Velykorodna was victorious at No. 3, also by a 6-2 score.

The hosts took a 3-0 lead following singles wins from Bosnjak on the No. 2 court and Velykorodna at No. 5.

GGC clinched the team victory with a 6-1, 6-2 win by Scurt at No. 6 singles. Pichler picked up a 6-1, 6-0 win on the No. 3 court, while sophomore Tereza Koplova rounded out the winners with a 6-4, 6-2 victory at No. 4 singles.

“We took care of business today on all of the courts. We have a really solid team all the way through the lineup,” said GGC head coach Chase Hodges.

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