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No. 24 Monarchs Take Down North Texas, 4-3 (Clinched at 4-0)

March 08, 2019
By ODU Athletics

DENTON, Texas – The No. 24 nationally ranked Old Dominion women’s tennis team (12-2) took down North Texas (8-6) by a 4-3 score on Friday night at the Waranch Tennis Complex. ODU sealed the deal on the victory at a 4-0 score; however, the teams agreed to play the remaining three singles matches.

The Monarchs are currently riding a four-match win-streak and have claimed victory in nine of their last 10 matches.

Entering Friday, North Texas held a 7-1 record when playing on their home courts.

ODU will remain on the road and return to the courts on Sunday, March 10 at 2:00 p.m. ET, when the Monarchs will travel to Waco for a battle against No. 50 nationally ranked Baylor (5-10).

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Tennis Match Results
Old Dominion University vs North Texas
Mar 08, 2019 at Denton, Texas
(Waranch Tennis Complex)
#24 Old Dominion University 4, North Texas 3

Singles competition
1. #79 Tamuna Kutubidze (UNT) def. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 7-6, 1-6, 1-0 (10-7)
2. Maria Kononova (UNT) def. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 7-6 (7-3), 4-3, retired
3. Oleksanda Andrieieva (ODU) def. Alexandra Heczey (UNT) 6-3, 6-2
4. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Nidhi Surapaneni (UNT) 6-4, 6-1
5. Brooke Pilkington (ODU) def. Minying Liang (UNT) 6-2, 6-3
6. Ivana Babic (UNT) def. Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) 6-4, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. #37 Maria Kononova/Tamuna Kutubidze (UNT) def. Brooke Pilkington/Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 6-4
2. Yulia Starodubtseva/Oleksanda Andrieieva (ODU) def. Ivana Babic/Alexandra Heczey (UNT) 6-3
3. Nataliia Vlasova/Natalya Malenko (ODU) def. Minying Liang/Nidhi Surapaneni (UNT) 6-2

 

Match Notes:

Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,4,5,2,6,1)