Women's Tennis Knocks Off Ranked Doubles Team, Falls to Winthrop 5-2
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 5, 2011
NORFOLK, Va. - Joanna Dobrowolska and Melissa Esnal Olguin knocked off No. 87 Sandra Herrera and Giovanna Portioli at No. 1 doubles, 9-7, but it wouldn't be enough as the Lady Monarchs dropped a 5-2 decision to Winthrop Saturday at the Folkes-Stevens Indoor Tennis Center.
Dobrowolska and Esnal Olguin broke a 7-7 by winning two-straight games to grab the win over the 87th ranked team of Winthrop.
Dobrowolska was the only Lady Monarch to pick up a win in singles play, topping Elizaveta Zaytseva 7-6, 6-1.
The Lady Monarchs return to action tomorrow as they host James Madison in the CAA opener at 10 a.m.
No. 63 Winthrop 5 Old Dominion 2
1. Dobrowolska/Esnal Olguin (ODU) over No. 87 Herrera/Portioli (W) 9-7
2. Alkema/Wilkinson (W) over Belyakova/Alilueva (ODU) 8-3
3. Ivanova/Pires (ODU) over Garcia/Zaytseva (W) 8-6
1. Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU) over Elizaveta Zaytseva (W) 7-6, 6-1
2. Yasmine Alkema (W) over Diana Ivanova (ODU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Sandra Herrera (W) over Juliana Pires (ODU) 6-2, 6-1
4. Giovanna Portioli (W) over Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Andressa Garcia (W) over Nika Khmolovska (ODU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Lisa Wilkinson (W) over Arina Alilueva (ODU) 6-4, 6-2