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Monarchs Fall at Wichita State, 4-2

February 11, 2018
By ODU Athletics

WICHITA, KS – The Old Dominion women’s tennis team (8-3) fell to Wichita State (7-2) by a 4-2 score on Sunday afternoon at the Wichita Country Club.

Nataliia Vlasova defeated Giulia Guidetti in No. 3 singles (3-6, 6-2, 6-4), while Victoria Olivarez also claimed a singles victory over Gabriela Porubin (6-3, 6-3) in No. 4 singles.

The Monarchs will continue to travel to play their next four matches: Penn, Temple, C-USA foe Marshall and finally, West Virginia. Followng the road stretch, ODU will play the next seven matches at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center and then also get to host the 2018 Conference USA Tournament.

Singles competition

  1. #73 Fatima Bizhukova (WICH) def. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 7-5, 6-1
  2. #104 Sandra Honigova (WICH) def. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
  3. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) def. Giulia Guidetti (WICH) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
  4. Victoria Olivarez (ODU) def. Gabriela Porubin (WICH) 6-3, 6-3
  5. Marta Bellucco (WICH) vs. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) 6-2, 5-7, 1-0, unfinished
  6. Sarvinoz Saidhujaeva (WICH) def. Louie McLelland (ODU) 6-4, 6-3 

Doubles competition

  1. Gabriela Porubin/Fatima Bizhukova (WICH) def. Holly Hutchinson/Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) 7-5
  2. Marta Bellucco/Sandra Honigova (WICH) def. Nataliia Vlasova/Victoria Olivarez (ODU) 6-4
  3. Ting-Ya Hsu/Giulia Guidetti (WICH) vs. Adriana Rajkovic/Natalya Malenko (ODU) 5-6, unfinished

Match Notes:
Old Dominion 8-3
Wichita State 7-2
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (4,1,3,2,6)

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