Dobrowolska and Dementyeva Earn Victories At UVA Invitational
By ODU Athletics
Sept. 21, 2008
Charlottesville, Va. – The Old Dominion University women’s tennis team wrapped up play at the UVA Invitational on Sunday and it turned out to be a rough day for the Lady Monarchs who went a combined 3-5.
In singles play the Lady Monarchs got victories from Joanna Dobrowolska and Irina Dementyeva as ODU went 2-3 overall. Dobrowolska defeated Mihaela Buena of VCU in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4, while Dementyeva blanked Pender Sessoms of North Carolina State 6-0, 6-0.
On the doubles courts ODU’s sole victory came when Dobrowolska and Margarita Spicin earned an 8-3 win over North Carolina State’s team of Kristen Bleakley and Neils Barringer. The Lady Monarchs dropped their other two doubles matches to end the day 1-3.
ODU returns to action next weekend when the Lady Monarchs the Hampton Roads Open Tournament at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.
Hojckova/Brock (NCSU) def. Fahoum/Haarhoff (ODU) 8-4
Dobrowolska/Spicin (ODU) def. Bleakley/Barringer (NCSU) 8-3
Mortlock/Sessoms (NCSU) def. Dementyeva/Citic (ODU) 8-2
Berkley Brock (NCSU) def. Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Lenka Hojckova (NCSU) def. Nadine Fahoum (ODU) 6-4, 6-2
Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU) def. Mihaela Buena (VCU) 6-3, 6-4
Kristen Bleakley (NCSU) def. Marija Citic (ODU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
Irina Dementyeva (ODU) def. Pender Sessoms (NCSU) 6-0, 6-0