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Georgia sweeps LSU to advance to semifinals

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The fourth-ranked University of Georgia women's tennis team swept LSU 4-0 on Friday evening at the Billingsley Tennis Center, in the quarterfinals of the 2023 Southeastern Conference Tournament.

In doubles, Georgia (20-4, 12-1 SEC) swept LSU (13-10, 5-8 SEC). The sophomore tandem of Dasha Vidmanova and Mell Reasco dominated court one, defeating Noor Carrington and Safiya Carrington 6-1. They were quickly followed by Meg Kowalski and Lea Ma who cruised to a 6-1 win over Nina Geissler and Mia Rabinowitz in their season debut together.

In singles play, the Bulldogs won three matches. Sophomore Guillermina Grant topped Noor Carrington 6-2, 6-3 and improved her win streak to seven matches. She was followed by Kowalski who defeated Nikita Vishwase 7-5, 6-0 on court five. No. 6 Vidmanova clinched the win for the Bulldogs with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over No. 33 Safiya Carrington - her 13th-ranked win of the season.

Up next, second-seed Georgia face third-seed Tennessee in the semifinals of the 2023 SEC Tournament. First serve is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET. The match will be streamed on SEC Network +.

Doubles Results
1. Dasha Vidmanova/Mell Reasco (UGA) def. Noor Carrington/Safiya Carrington (LSU) 6-1
2. #35 Guillermina Grant/Mai Nirundorn (UGA) vs. #53 Anastasiya Komar/Nikita Vishwase (LSU) 5-1, unfinished
3. Meg Kowalski/Lea Ma (UGA) def. Nina Geissler/Mia Rabinowitz (LSU) 6-1

Singles Results
1. #3 Lea Ma (UGA) vs. #14 Anastasiya Komar (LSU) 7-6 (7-5), 1-2, unfinished
2. #6 Dasha Vidmanova (UGA) def. #33 Safiya Carrington (LSU) 6-4, 6-0
3. #66 Mell Reasco (UGA) vs. Nina Geissler (LSU) 6-1, 2-6, 0-1, unfinished
4. #71 Anastasiia Lopata (UGA) vs. Mia Rabinowitz (LSU) 6-0, 3-6, 2-0, unfinished
5. Meg Kowalski (UGA) def. Nikita Vishwase (LSU) 7-5, 6-0
6. Guillermina Grant (UGA) def. Noor Carrington (LSU) 6-2, 6-3