Player of the Week: Jitka Gavdunova, Francis Marion

Player of the Week: Jitka Gavdunova, Francis Marion

Gavdunova, ranked 16th nationally in singles, went 2-0 against PBC competition this week for the Patriots.  She began by capturing one of the three team points for FMU in a 6-3 loss to #35 Augusta State with her 6-0, 6-2 win over Victoria Lindqvist.  She then knocked off USCA #1 Stephanie Humphrey 6-2, 6-2.  In doubles, Gavdunova teamed with Kimberley Hurter to beat the ASU top team 8-4.  She then reunited with Mona Blauen, the #9 doubles pairing in the nation, to beat USCA’s top team.  Gavdunova is 14-1 in singles play and one of only two players (AASU’s Alida Muller- Wehlau) to have only one singles loss playing at #1 singles.

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