tennis team off to a strong start to this years fall season


Boomer Saia’s contract as head coach for women’s tennis has been extended through 2025.

Chanler Twedt

Day one is Completed for The Iowa State women’s tennis team as they kicked off their fall season with two trips to Kitty Harrison Invitational and Gopher Invitational.

We first start in Kitty Harrison invitational in North Carolina as the nation no.38 singles tennis player Sophomore Thasaporn Naklo had a great start to her season getting wins in singles and doubles play with her pather, Christin Hsieh.

In. the doubles play, Naklo, and Hsieh had an impressive performance in their 6-0 Victory against Virginia.

In the singles action, Naklo Continues to play at a high level as she beats Old Dominion’sDominion’s Shahar Biran With a deciding 6-2, 6-0 in the first round. Then beating Virginia’s Amber O’Dell with a great win 6-4, 6-2 in the second round. Naklo will face Northwestern Clarissa hand, who is ranked No.90 tomorrow in the semifinals.

We also had Miska Kadleckova in action at Kitty Harrison Invitational. She did lose her first match came back in her second match with a victory over Wake Forest’s Saby Nihalani, 5-7, 6-4, 1-0.

Here are more results from Kitty Harrison Invitational Miska and Cabezas in doubles action were Defeated by Bridges and Babic of LSU. and the NAklo and Hsieh Def. Ziodato and Kiefer 6-0. In the singles matches, ISU Hsieh was Def Char Schech 6-1, 6-4. Florida’s

Berlin Def. Isu Kadleckova 6-3, 7-5 and William Mary’s Def Hsieh 6-3,5-7, 1-0.

In the Gopher Invitational, Chie Kezuka went 2-0 in her doubles action while teaming up with Minnesota’s Zeyneb Sariolgan. Kezuka and Sarioglan beat Drake’s duo Neville and Gaskell 6-2 and Hurting another victory over South Dakota’s Almiron and Bukina.

Kezuka loses in three sets in singles action to Racheal Hanford 1-6, 6-1, 6-2.

Singles ISU Kezuka was Def. by Minn 1-6, 6-1, 6-2.