Diana Marchibroda

Women's Tennis Dominant at ITA Hall of Fame Classic, Outscores Opponents 23-2

September 30, 2019
By ODU Athletics

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – For the weekend, the Old Dominion women’s tennis team outscored it opposition 15-2 in singles, 8-0 in doubles and 23-2 combined against the likes of Maryland, Penn State, Miami, VCU, Liberty and William & Mary at the 2019 ITA Hall of Fame Classic hosted by William & Mary.

In singles ODU defeated Maryland 5-1, Penn State 6-0, Miami (Fla.) 2-0 and Liberty 2-0. In doubles, the Monarchs downed Penn State 3-0, Liberty 3-0 and VCU 2-0.

--- DAY ONE ---

DOUBLES
Penn State: 0
Old Dominion: 3
Talbi/Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Hanley/Ryan (PSU) – 8-4
Hutchinson/Pilkington (ODU) def. Svarre/Wikberg (PSU) – 8-4
Biran/Viktorovich (ODU) def. Hirsch/Weinberg (PSU) – 8-4

SINGLES
Old Dominion: 5
Maryland: 1
Ayana Akli (UMD) def. Shalimar Talbi (ODU) – 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (2)
Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Chloe Hamlin (UMD) – 6-1, 6-0
Shahar Biran (ODU) def. Amber Policare (UMD) – 6-4, 6-1
Alexandra Viktorovich (ODU) def. Zoe Kulkarni (UMD) – 6-1, 6-2
Brooke Pilkington (ODU) def. Katsiaryna Yemelyanenka (UMD) – 6-0, 6-1
Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) def. Saya Usui (UMD) – 6-3, 6-3

--- DAY TWO ---

DOUBLES
Old Dominion: 3
Liberty: 0
Talbi/Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Almborg/Saraty (Liberty) – 8-0
Hutchinson/Pilkington (ODU) def. Ode Mitre/Hashiguchi (Liberty) – 8-1
Biran/Viktorovich (ODU) def. Ghajar/Nguyen (Liberty) – 8-1

SINGLES
Old Dominion: 6
Penn State: 0
Holly Hutchinson (ODU) def. Frederikke Svarre (PSU) – 7-6 (5), 6-0
Shalimar Talbi (ODU) def. Olivia Ryan (PSU) – 6-1, 6-1
Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Shannon Hanley (PSU) – 6-2, retire
Shahar Biran (ODU) def. Hanna Wikberg (PSU) – 6-3, 7-5
Alexandra Viktorovich (ODU) def. Sydney Weinberg (PSU) – 6-0, 6-2
Brooke Pilkington (ODU) def. Gracey Hirsch (PSU) – 6-1, 6-1

William & Mary: 1
Old Dominion: 0
Mila Saric (W&M) def. Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) – 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (4)

--- DAY THREE ---

DOUBLES
VCU: 0
Old Dominion: 2
Hutchinson/Pilkington (ODU) def. Davidescu/Tutunaru (VCU) – 8-1
Starodubtseva/Yakubovich (ODU) def. Ifidzhen/Witmus (VCU) – 8-3

SINGLES
Old Dominion: 1
VCU: 0
Alexandra Viktorovich (ODU) def. Paula Onita (VCU) – 6-4

Old Dominion: 2
Miami (Fla.): 0
Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Lucia Marzal (Miami) – 6-3, 6-1
Brooke Pilkington (ODU) def. Nada Dimovska (Miami) – 6-2, 6-4

Old Dominion: 2
Liberty: 0
Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) def. Alexandra Almborg (Liberty) – 6-1, 5-7, 1-0 (5)
Alexandra Viktorovich (ODU) def. Grace Hashiguchi (Liberty) – 6-1, 6-2

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