Cavaliers Top ODU Women's Tennis
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 6, 2005
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The No. 52 ranked Virginia women's tennis team was victorious in its home opener, downing Old Dominion 7-0 Saturday night at the Boar's Head Sports Club. The win improves the Cavaliers' record to 2-1 on the season.
Virginia took the lead early by taking the doubles point. After the Monarchs had won at No. 2 doubles, the Cavalier duo of Diana Srebrovic (Oakville, Ont.) and Douglas Wink (Greensboro, N.C.) won at No. 1 singles. With the doubles point in the balance, the Virginia team of Caroline Hammond (Williamsburg, Va.) and Lindsey Pereira (Arlington, Texas) won at No. 3 in a tiebreaker to clinch the point.
The Cavaliers extended the lead to 2-0 when Lori Stern (Ojai, Calif.) won at No. 4 singles by injury default. Srebrovic and Wink then cruised to straight set wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles to clinch the match. Pereira and Marta Bechliwanis (Etobicoke, Ont.) added straight set wins at No. 6 and No. 5 singles to make the score 6-0 before Kristen James (Clifton, Va.) won at No. 3 in a superbreaker to complete the sweep.
1. #23 Srebrovic/Wink (UVa) def. Endlich/Luiz (ODU) 8-5
2. Costa/Santos (ODU) def. James/Stern (UVa) 8-4
3. Hammond/Pereira (UVa) def. Kerner/Garder (ODU) 9-8
1. #67 Diana Srebrovic (UVa) def. Kerstin Endlich (ODU)
2. Douglas Wink (UVa) def. Larissa Santos (ODU) 6-3, 6-0
3. Kristen James (UVa) def. Fernanda Luiz (ODU) 3-6, 6-2, 10-5
4. Lori Stern (UVa) def. Barbara Costa (ODU) 5-1 ret.
5. Marta Bechliwanis (UVa) def. Barbara Kerner (ODU) 6-4, 6-4
6. Lindsey Pereira (UVa) def. Linda Garder (ODU) 6-4, 6-0