Andersson, UH net Tulane 7-2

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The Houston tennis team captured its season-opening dual match as it took down Tulane 7-2 in Saturday's contest at the Chancellor's Racquet Club.

Cougars sophomore Susanne Andersson coasted to a 6-1, 6-0 singles victory over the Green Wave's Audrey Dumas. The match for Andersson (No. 45 in the country last season) was her first singles match since last spring.

However, Andersson and doubles partner Julie Stone were defeated in their match 6-4, 6-2.

Houston freshman and Brazilian native Lucianne Kilbert won her first-ever collegiate match with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Stephanie Michael.

The Cougars will next play host to Texas-San Antonio Tuesday at the UH Varsity Tennis Complex.

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