Both men’s and women’s tennis went 0-2 this weekend in the beginning of SEC play.


MARCH 2: No.44 Alabama fell to No. 34 Vanderbilt 4-3 at home

In singles play, No. 113 Mazen Osama, Edson Ortiz and Alexey Nesterow all recorded victories while Thibault Cancel, Zhe Zhou and Patrick Kaukovalta were defeated.


In doubles, the Ortiz/Osama pair dropped to their opponents as well as the Roberto/Kaukovalta pair, conceding the first doubles point this season. No. 40 Cancel/Nesterov recorded a win.

MARCH 4: No. 44 Alabama fell to No. 28 Kentucky 4-0 at home, making them 0-2 in SEC play

In singles play, Zhe Zhou and Edson Ortiz snagged victories, the only ones for the single players

The No. 34 Ortiz/Osama pair was the only of the three to defeat their Wildcat opponent.

The men’s tennis team will take on the LSU Tigers in Baton Rouge on March 9.


MARCH 2: No.37 Alabama fell on the road No. 15 Kentucky 4-3, the Wildcats 6th straight victory over the Crimson Tide.

Although scoring went back and forth, Alabama couldn’t hold on.

No. 118 Andie Daniell and Alba Cortina-Pou recorded victories in singles, but 4 others from the Alabama fell to their Wildcat opponents.

In doubles, the Cortina-Pou/Selim and Hinton/Pelletier were victorious, but the Daniell/Moulin pair fell to the wildcat pair of No. 42 Adachi/Fanning 6-0.

MARCH 4: No. 37 Alabama women’s tennis team fell to No. 4 Vanderbilt 4-0, making them 0-2 in SEC play

No single or pair beat their opponent.

The women’s team will face No. 5 Ole Miss at home on March 9.