Hattingh Holds, Pushes #24 Sun Devils Past Kansas State 4-1
TEMPE – The Sun Devils (5-1) extended their perfect home-court record to 5-0 on Sunday with a 4-1 victory over the visiting Kansas State Wildcats (0-2) after No. 32 Ilze Hattingh held on to defeat Kansas State's Karine-Marion Job in straight sets (7-5, 6-3) on court one.
The Sun Devils started the day by clinching the doubles point with a 6-2 victory from Kolarova/Morlet on court two paired with a 6-0 victory from Sammi Hampton/Marianna Argyrokastriti on court three. The Sun Devils immediately took command in singles play, with victories from Lauryn John-Baptiste (6-4, 6-1) on court three and Argyrokastriti (6-1, 6-1) on court five.
How it happened
The day started with a 6-0 victory from Argyrokastriti/Hampton on court 3, followed by a 6-2 victory from Kolarova/Morlet on court two, giving the Sun Devils the doubles point. Hattingh/John-Baptiste led 4-3 before their match was abandoned.
Argyrokastriti was the first one off the court in singles play, defeating Kansas State's Anna Turco at No. 5. She was followed by John-Baptiste winning 6-4, 6-1 on court three, and Hattingh brought in the final point the Sun Devils needed by winning 7-5, 6-3 on court one. With the match clinched, play was abandoned on courts four (Giulia Morlet) and six (Tereza Kolarova).
The Sun Devils travel to Lubbock, Texas to take on SMU on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 11a.m. MST, followed by a match with the hosting Texas Tech Red Raiders on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. MST.
#32 Ilze Hattingh (ASU) def. Karine-Marion Job (KSU), 7-5, 6-3
Maria Linares (KSU) def. #115 Sammi Hampton (ASU), 7-6, 2-6, 1-0
Lauryn John-Baptiste (ASU) def. Margot Decker (KSU), 6-4, 6-1
Giulia Morlet (ASU) vs. Manami Ukita (KSU), 6-3, 3-6, 3-3 ABANDONED
Marianna Argyrokastriti (ASU) def. Anna Turco (KSU), 6-1, 6-1
Tereza Kolarova (ASU) vs. Lilla Barzo (KSU), 5-7, 6-3, 2-2 ABANDONED
Hattingh/John-Baptiste (ASU) vs. Job/Linares (KSU), 4-3 ABANDONED
Kolarova/Morlet (ASU) def. Gheorghita/Ukita (KSU), 6-2
Argyrokastriti/Hampton (ASU) def. Barzo/Turco (KSU), 6-0
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