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Fresno State notebook: Women’s tennis team sweeps Irvine, Fresno City

Fresno State’s nationally ranked women’s tennis team snapped out of a three-match skid with a pair of 7-0 sweeps Saturday at Wathen Center.

The Bulldogs, who began the week ranked No. 38 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, improved to 12-7 after an afternoon win over UC Irvine and a nighttime victory over Fresno City College at Wathen Center.

Fresno State’s sweep of the Anteaters included a 6-2 win by the No. 19-ranked doubles team of Mayar Sherif Ahmed and Rana Sherif Ahmed. In singles, Mayar Sherif Ahmed, No. 36 nationally, won 6-2, 4-6, 1-0.

In the win over Fresno City, the closest match was Galina Bykova’s 6-2, 6-4 win over Raquel Gonzales on court 2. Sophie Watts defeated Milah Ryland 6-1, 6-2.

Men’s golf – Fresno State finished 23rd at the 26-team The Goodwin at Stanford Golf Course, with UC Davis running away with the overall championship at a 13-under-par 827.

The Aggies’ Luke Vivolo (65-67-68) won the individual crown at 10-under 200.

The Bulldogs shot a 47-over 887. Sophomore Trevor Clayton (72-74-71) made a team-high 11 birdies and finished at 7-over 217, tying for 50th.

Men’s tennis – The Bulldogs (8-9) end a run of four matches in four days Sunday, facing Mountain West rival San Diego State (8-9) at 11 a.m. at Wathen Center. Fresno State swept Sonoma State and Holy Names 7-0 Friday.