Tennis Players Earn Wins in Summer Events

by Brandon Berrio
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Tennis Players Earn Wins in Summer Events

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU women’s tennis players Ryann Foster, Joana Vale Costa and Ella Taylor each earned wins in various tournaments over the last week around the world.

Foster, a transfer from Sunrise, Florida, was ranked 18th in the National Collegiate Clay Championships in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Foster won three of four matches in straight sets to win the tournament. Foster defeated Kirsten White, Logan Antill, Caitlin Bernard, Stephanie Smith and Anna Smith.

Vale Costa earned several wins over Top 500 WTA Players at the Amarante Ladies Open in Portugal. Vale Costa defeated Corinna Dentoni, a former top-135 player.

Taylor won three gold medals at the National West Island Games in singles, mixed doubles and the team event. The senior represented Guernsey in the 16th edition of the games.

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