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ODU Rallies From Down 3-1 to Claim 4-3 Win at North Texas

March 03, 2017
By ODU Athletics

DENTON, Texas – The Old Dominion women’s tennis team (7-4) came back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat North Texas (4-7) by a 4-3 score on Friday night at the Waranch Tennis Complex.

No. 68 Holly Hutchinson tied the match at 1-1 with a straight set win over Tamuna Kutubidze in No. 2 singles (6-1, 6-4).

Ingrid Vojcinakova cut into ODU’s deficit to make the score 3-2, as Vojcinakova downed Laura Arciniegas 6-4, 6-1.

No. 112 Borislava Botusharova tied the match at 3-3 with a win over No. 74 nationally ranked Maria Kononova in three sets in No. 1 singles (1-6, 7-6, 6-3).

It was Nataliia Vlasova who sealed the deal for ODU with a 6-4, 0-6, 6-4 victory over Alexandra Heczey.

Old Dominion will be back in action on Monday, March 6, when the Lady Monarchs host Western Michigan at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center at 12:30 p.m.

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Tennis Match Results
Old Dominion vs. North Texas
Mar 03, 2017 at Denton, TX
(Waranch Tennis Complex)
Old Dominion 4, North Texas 3 

Singles competition
1. #112 Borislava Botusharova (ODU) def. #74 Maria Kononova (NT) 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3
2. No. 68 Holly Hutchinson (ODU) def. Tamuna Kutubidze (NT) 6-1, 6-4
3. Alexis Thoma (NT) def. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) def. Alexandra Heczey (NT) 6-4, 0-6, 6-4
5. Minying Liang (NT) def. Marijana Novakovic (ODU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) def. Laura Arciniegas (NT) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Tamuna Kutubidze/Maria Kononova (NT) def. Nataliia Vlasova/Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) 6-0
2. Alexandra Heczey/Alexis Thoma (NT) def. Holly Hutchinson/Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) 7-6 (7-5)
3. Borislava Botusharova/Marijana Novakovic (ODU) def. Minying Liang/Ivana Babic (NT) 6-2

Match Notes:
Old Dominion 7-4
North Texas 4-7
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2,5,3,6,1,4)

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