Lady Monarchs Win Over Temple in Women's Tennis Action, 5-2
By ODU Athletics
March 20, 2010
NORFOLK, Va. -- The Old Dominion Lady Monarchs improved to 12-6 overall this season when they cruised past Temple today, 5-2. Junior Nadine Fahoum (Haifa, Israel) added another win to her stellar season, with 32 now in singles play.
The Lady Monarchs' 19th ranked singles player, Fahoum, gave up just one game in her No. 1 singles match against the Owls' Josephine Bergman, winning 6-1, 6-0. Fahoum improves to 32-4 overall this season, including a 17-1 mark in dual matches. She also paired with Diana Ivanova for the first time since the fall season, winning at No.1 doubles, 8-4, over Anastasiia Rukavyshnykova and Theresa Stangl.
In singles play, Fahoum's win was joined by a default win at No. 6, and straight set victories for Ivanova at No. 4 and Juliana Pires at No. 5. The Lady Monarchs have won three of their last four matches, and will return to the courts tomorrow, as they travel to face Richmond at 1:00 p.m.
ODU vs. TEMPLE
1. Fahoum/Ivanova (ODU) def. Rukavyshnykova/Mittag (TU); 8-4
2. Dobrowolska/Dementyeva (ODU) def. Stangl/Johnson (TU); 8-7 (5)
3. Pires/Citic (ODU) won by default
1. #19 Nadine Fahoum (ODU) def. Josephine Bergman (TU); 6-1, 6-0
2. Anastasiia Rukavyshnykova (TU) def. Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU); 7-5, 6-1
3. Therea Stangle (TU) def. Irina Dementyeva (ODU); 6-2, 4-6, 10-8
4. Diana Ivanova (ODU) def. May Johnson (TU); 6-1, 6-4
5. Juliana Pires (ODU) def. Katharina Mittag (TU); 6-4, 6-0
6. Marija Citic (ODU) won by default
FINAL SCORE: Old Dominion 5, Temple 2