Sooners Falter at Texas Tech
LUBBOCK, Texas – The No. 30 Oklahoma women’s tennis team fell to No. 27 Texas Tech 5-2 Friday in Lubbock.
The Sooners (15-7, 4-4 Big 12) won the doubles point and Martina Capurro came away with a singles victory, but it wasn’t enough to lift OU over the Red Raiders.
OU took the doubles point by way of wins on courts two and three. Martina Capurro and Camila Romero struck first with a 6-0 shutout of Kennedy Bridgforth and Lana Rush on court two.
Kianah Motosono and Ivana Corley sealed the point with a 6-2 win over Reagan Collins and Olivia Peet at the No. 3 line.
When play was halted, Jasmine Asghar and Oleksandra Korashvili led Felcity Maltby and Nell Miller 5-4 at the top spot.
Capurro held on for a three-set victory over Miller at the No. 2 line. Capurro took the first set handily 6-3 before Miller took at two 6-4. Capurro gave up just one game in the deciding set to win it 6-1 and take the match.
No. 22 Korashvili fell to No. 40 Maltby 6-3, 6-3 on court one. Asghar was defeated by Bridgforth 6-2, 6-0 at the No. 3 line. On court four, Romero fell to Anto Stoica 6-3, 6-3.
Motosono dropped to Peet 6-2, 6-7 (3), 1-0  on court five. Corley was defeated by Rush 6-2, 6-1 on court six.
OU then heads to the 2019 Big 12 Tennis Championship in Lawrence, Kansas, April 18-22.
1. #40 Felicity Maltby (TTU) def. #22 Oleksandra Korashvil (OU) 6-3, 6-3
2. Martina Capurro (OU) def. Nell Miller (TTU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 (6-1)
3. Kennedy Bridgforth (TTU) def. Jasmine Asghar (OU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Anto Stoica (TTU) def. Camila Romero (OU) 6-3, 6-3
5. Olivia Peet (TTU) def. Kianah Motosono (OU) 6-2, 6-7 (3-6), 1-0 (10-6)
6. Lana Rush (TTU) def. Ivana Corley (OU) 6-2, 6-1
1. Felicity Maltby/Nell Miller (TTU) vs. Jasmine Asghar/Oleksandra Korashvil (OU) 4-5, unfinished
2. Martina Capurro/Camila Romero (OU) def. Francesca Sella/Lana Rush (TTU) 6-0
3. Ivana Corley/Kianah Motosono (OU) def. Reagan Collins/Kennedy Bridgforth (TTU) 6-2
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (3,6,1,4,2,5)