February 2, 2020 - 5:12 pm
Cali Jankowski won in singles and was part of a doubles victory to lead No. 14-ranked Arizona State past UNLV 4-0 in a nonconference women’s tennis match Sunday in Tempe, Arizona.
The Sun Devils (6-0) won three singles matches and both completed doubles matches to continue their best start to a season since opening 7-0 in 2008.
Jankowski beat Olivia Elliott 6-2, 6-3 at No. 5 singles and teamed with Savannah Slaysman to top Sam Smith and Connie Li 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.
No. 41-ranked Ilze Hattingh downed Izumi Asano 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Tereza Kolarova topped Connie Li 6-2, 6-4 at No. 3 singles.
Sasa Klanecek and Sammi Hampton teamed for a 6-4 win over Elliott and Samantha Li at No. 3 doubles.
For the Rebels (0-4), their No. 28-ranked doubles team of Asano and En-Pei Huang were locked in a 5-5 tie with No. 38-ranked Hattingh and Kolarova when the match’s outcome was decided.