Dover, Del. (Sep. 25, 2017) --- The Delaware State women’s tennis team won six of seven singles matches en route to a 6-2 victory over Monmouth in the Hornets’ fall opener on Saturday.

DSU’s Anastasia Belkina posted a 6-4, 6-2 win in the No. 2 singles contest, while Sofia Rachi was a 6-1, 6-4 victor in the No. 3 singles match.

Elvira Galieva, Alina Polyrana, Aayshi Chouhan and Liza Bessonova also delivered singles wins for the Hornets.

Galieva took the No. 4 match by a 6-4, 6-1 score, while Polyrana was impressive in a 6-2, 6-0 victory at No. 5 in her Hornet debut.

 In the No. 6 contest, Chouhan won 6-3, 6-4. Bessonova outplayed her opponent 6-2, 6-3 in the No.7 singles match.

Monmouth won two of three doubles matches to earn a team point.

Elvira and Cassandra Boltman prevented a Monmouth sweep in doubles with a 6-1 victory in the No. 3 contest.   

Delaware State women's tennis