Women's Tennis Falls at Auburn, 4-1

March 29, 2015

AUBURN, Ala. - The No. 18 Kentucky women’s tennis suffered a 4-1 loss at No. 49 Auburn to conclude a weekend trip to Alabama on Sunday.

Facing their third ranked opponent in their last four matches, the Wildcats (15-7, 6-3 Southeastern Conference) saw their four match winning streak come to a close. UK lost just its second SEC road contest of the season.

UK’s point vs. Auburn came courtesy of Kelsey Dieters at No. 3 singles. Dieters downed Emily Flickinger, 6-3, 6-3 after the Tigers opened up a 3-0 lead.

Kentucky lost the doubles point, as Aldila Sutjiadi and Mami Adachi fell to No. 10 Pleun Burgmans and Flickinger, 8-3 on court No. 1. Edmee Morin-Kougoucheff and Dieters posted an 8-7 (7-4) win on court three, but Nadia Ravita and Kirsten Lewis lost a heartbreaker on court two, 8-7 (7-3).

In singles action, Taylor Lederman opened with a 6-3, 6-0 loss at court No. 6 before Ravita fell to No. 68 Burgmans, 6-4, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. After Dieters’ win, Adachi lost on court four in three sets, 6-2, 1-6, 6-2.

When play concluded, Sutjiadi owned a 6-3, 6-6 lead at No. 2 singles and Lewis was down 7-5, 5-2 on court No. 5.

UK returns home for senior weekend, vs. Florida on April 3 at 6 p.m. ET and a senior match contest vs. South Carolina on April 5 at Noon.

No. 49 Auburn 4, No. 18 Kentucky 1
March 29, 2015
Yarbrough Tennis Center, Auburn, Ala.

Singles (Order of Finish: 6, 1, 3, 4):
1. #68 Pleun Burgmans (AU) def. #76 Nadia Ravita (UK) 6-4, 6-1
2. Andie Dikosavljevic (AU) vs. Aldila Sutjiadi (UK) 3-6, 6-6, unfinished
3. Kelsey Dieters (UK) def. Emily Flickinger (AU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Reka Muller (AU) def. #121 Mami Adachi (UK) 6-2, 1-6, 6-2
5. Paula de Man (AU) vs. Kirsten Lewis (UK) 7-5, 5-2, unfinished
6. Jen Pfeifler (AU) def. Taylor Lederman (UK) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles (Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2):
1. #10 Pleun Burgmans/Emily Flickinger (AU) def. Aldila Sutjiadi/Mami Adachi (UK) 8-3
2. Michala Kucharova/Paula de Man (AU) def. Nadia Ravita/Kirsten Lewis (UK) 8-7 (7-3)
3. E. Morin-Kougoucheff/Kelsey Dieters (UK) def. Reka Muller/Jen Pfeifler (AU) 8-7 (7-4)

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