USTA/ITA Women's Tennis Indoor Championship Host Wisconsin Defeats Lady Monarchs 5-2

February 10, 2002
By ODU Athletics

Feb. 10, 2002

MADISON, WI -- The Lady Monarch women's tennis team fell to 73rd ranked Wisconsin, the host of this year's USTA/ITA Women's Indoor Championships, by a score of 5-2. Sophomore Nataly Cahana (Qiriat Bialik, Israel) and senior Ana Radeljavic (Zagreb, Croatia) were each winners in their respective singles matches and also teammed up for a ODU doubles victory.

Cahana improved to 2-1 at the championship with a straight set win over the Badgers' Vanessa Rauh, 6-2, 6-4. Radeljavic earned her victory with a 1-6, 7-6 (5) win over Linde Mues. Together the tadmen defeated Mues and Vojnov at first doubles, 8-4.

Georgia and Vanderbilt each picked up semifinal wins to advance to the championship game.

#5 Nataly Cahana def. Vanessa Rauh: 6-2, 6-4
#88 Ana Radeljavic def. Linde Mues: 1-6, 7-6(5), (10-8)
Shana McElroy def. Mily Kannarkat: 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Katie McGaffigan def. Julia Sotiriu: 6-0, 6-1
Katie Dougherty def. Patricia Araujo: 6-3, 4-6,6 -1

Doubles #16 Cahana/Radeljavic def. Mues/Vojnov: 8-4 Martin/McGaffigan def. Kannarkat/Sotiriu: 8-6

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