Women's Tennis Wins Nine Singles Matches on the Final Day of the Hurricane Invite
Jan. 12, 2014
TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa women's tennis team went 9-1 in the final day of the Hurricane Invite on Sunday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
The Golden Hurricane finished the tournament with a 26-2 record in singles matches and with a 10-1 record in doubles matches during the tournament.
TU won four singles draw with 3-0 records, tied one singles draw with a 2-1 record and had another draw where three TU players went 3-0.
Isaura Enrique defeated Alexis Thoma of North Texas 6-1, 6-1 to tie Jessica Parizher of Wyoming with a 2-1 record in the silver draw.
Renata Kuricova, Marcelina Cichon and Carol Benito won their singles match to go 3-0 in the gold draw. Kuricova defeated Dane Joubert of North Texas 6-2, 6-3, while Cichon defeated Faith Atiso of North Texas 6-0, 6-0 and Carol Benito defeated Alma Espinosa of Wyoming 6-2, 6-4.
Rongrong Leenabanchong fell to Christa Gecheva of Wyoming 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (5) to record a 2-1 record in the black draw.
Saana Saarteinen defeated Agustina Valenzuela of North Texas 6-0, 6-4 to win the green draw with a 3-0 record.
Maria Sant'Anna defeated Ana Sofia Cordero of North Texas 6-2, 6-3 to win the white draw with a 3-0 record.
The Golden Hurricane starts the team competition on Saturday against BYU at 9:30 a.m. and Oral Roberts at 5 p.m. at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
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Yelena Nemchen (Tulsa) d. Christa Gecheva (Wyoming) 6-1, 6-1
Isaura Enrique (Tulsa) d. Alexis Thoma (North Texas) 6-1, 6-1
Saana Saarteinen (Tulsa) d. Agustina Valenzuela (North Texas) 6-0, 6-4
Maria Sant'Anna (Tulsa) d. Ana Sofia Cordero (North Texas) 6-2, 6-3
Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) d. Dane Joubert (North Texas) 6-1, 6-1
Mareclina Cichon (Tulsa) d. Faith Atiso (North Texas) 6-0, 6-0
Carol Benito (Tulsa) d. Alma Espinosa (Wyoming) 6-2, 6-4
Kamilla Galieva (North Texas) d. Rongrong Leenabanchong (Tulsa) 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (5)
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