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Tennis: UNT cruises past Louisiana-Lafayette

North Texas remained perfect in Sun Belt Conference play on Sunday with a 4-0 road win over Louisiana-Lafayette.

Valentina Starkova and Barbora Vykydalova defeated Sophie Van den Aarssen and Sandra Ahlqvist 8-2 in No. 1 doubles, while Dané Joubert and Ilona Serchenko defeated Bailey VanDyke and Hannah Appleyard 8-4 in the No. 3 spot to garner the doubles point for the Mean Green (10-4).

Kseniya Bardabush defeated Van den Aarssen 6-2, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles, while Starkova defeated Ahlqvist 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles. Vykydalova clinched the match for UNT with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Nicole Breaux.

The Mean Green returns to action at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, when it takes on Columbia at the Waranch Tennis Complex.