Bob Bradlee

ODU Advances to Semifinals After Taking Down North Texas, 4-2

April 20, 2018
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – The No. 44 nationally ranked/No. 3 seed Old Dominion women’s tennis team (19-4) defeated No. 6 seed North Texas (9-14) by a 4-2 score on Friday afternoon in the Quarterfinal of the C-USA Tournament at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

With the victory, No. 44 ODU advances to the Semifinals tomorrow at noon and will take on No. 2 seed/No. 43 nationally ranked Rice at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center. Admission for all is free.

The Monarchs have won 11 of their last 12 matches, outscoring opponents 65-9 during the stretch. ODU has also won eight in a row, while outscoring opponents 44-5.


Tennis Match Results
North Texas vs Old Dominion
Apr 20, 2018 at Norfolk, Va.
(Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center)
#44 Old Dominion 4, North Texas 2

Singles competition

  1. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) def. #58 Maria Kononova (NT) 6-0, 6-2
  2. Tamuna Kutubidze (NT) def. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
  3. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Minying Liang (NT) 6-1, 6-2
  4. Victoria Olivarez (ODU) def. Alexandra Heczey (NT) 6-1, 6-7 (6-8), 6-4
  5. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) def. Nidhi Surapaneni (NT) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
  6. Louie McLelland (ODU) vs. Haruka Sasaki (NT) 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 2-1, unfinished

 Doubles competition

  1. Minying Liang/Maria Kononova (NT) def. Victoria Olivarez/Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 6-1
  2. Holly Hutchinson/Natalya Malenko (ODU) def. Nidhi Surapaneni/Alexandra Heczey (NT) 6-1
  3. Tamuna Kutubidze/Haruka Sasaki (NT) def. Adriana Rajkovic/Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) 6-1

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,3,2,4,5)

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