JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State men’s and women’s tennis teams returned to action Tuesday at the JSU Tennis Complex. The Tigers defeated West Alabama 4-3 and the Lady Tigers fell 7-0 to Southern Miss.
In men’s action, the Tigers controlled singles play. Alawi Andrey won 6-1, 7-6 at No. 1 while Federico Mendeita Ruiz won 7-5 at No. 3. Stylianos Gknontsaris and Vishu Prasad picked up impressive wins at No. 5 and No. 6 singles.
The Lady Tigers fell 7-0 to the Southern Miss Lady Eagles. JSU’s lone win during the match was a 6-2 victory by Tyler Smith and Lucia Solis at No. 2 doubles.
The Tigers and Lady Tigers return to action April 10 when they host Xavier in non-conference action at the JSU Tennis Complex.