BYU women’s tennis played two back-to-back home matches March 15-16, defeating the University of Portland on Friday while losing to the women of the University of Utah on Saturday.

The BYU Women’s Tennis team opened its season with two back-to-back wins at home, winning a hard-fought season opener 4-2 against Boise State Feb. 8.

What might not be apparent about Abramyan and Malykh at first glance is that they aren’t from Utah — or even the U.S. Abramyan and Malykh are from Russia.

Like other sports teams at BYU, the women’s tennis team has experienced having to step down from tournament play because it was on a Sunday.