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No. 24 Tulsa Women's Tennis Slips In First Round of National Indoors

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Jan. 26, 2013

Final Stats

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -

The No. 24 Tulsa women's tennis team suffered its first setback of the spring campaign with a 4-0 decision to No. 20 Clemson on Saturday during the first round of National Indoors.

The Golden Hurricane (2-1) fell behind 1-0 after dropping the double point. Senior Michelle Farley and freshman Saana Saarteinen lost an 8-1 decision at No. 2 doubles, while the freshman doubles duo of Belen Rivera and Renata Kuricova fell at No. 3 doubles, 8-6, to Clemson's Beatrice Gumulay and Anne-Liz Jeukeng.

At No. 3 singles, Farley fell to Gumulya 6-3, 6-3, while at No. 5 singles Benito fell to Romy Koelzer 6-2, 7-6 (7-1). The Tigers clinched the match at the No. 4 flight as Tristen Dewar defeated Saarteinen 6-3, 6-2.

Tulsa will face either conference foe Memphis or host Alabama tomorrow in a 10 a.m. match at the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility.

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Jan. 26, 2013 at Tuscaloosa, Ala.


(Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Fac.)

#20 Clemson 4, #24 Tulsa 0

Singles competition

1. #124 Samantha Vickers (TLS) vs. #32 Yana Koroleva (CU) 6-7, 2-2, unfinished



 

 

2. Isaura Enrique (TLS) vs. Anne-Liz Jeukeng (CU) 5-7, 1-4, unfinished


3. Beatrice Gumulya (CU) def. Michelle Farley (TLS) 6-3, 6-3


4. Tristen Dewar (CU) def. Saana Saarteinen (TLS) 6-3, 6-2


5. Romy Koelzer (CU) def. Carol Benito (TLS) 6-2, 7-6 (7-1)


6. Renata Kuricova (TLS) vs. Ani Miao (CU) 6-2, 2-4, unfinished

 Doubles competition 


1. #9 Samantha Vickers/Isaura Enrique (TLS) vs. Tristen Dewar/Yana Koroleva (CU) 7-7, unfinished


2. Romy Koelzer/Ani Miao (CU) def. Michelle Farley/Saana Saarteinen (TLS) 8-1


3. Beatrice Gumulya/Anne-Liz Jeukeng (CU) def. Belen Rivera/Renata Kuricova (TLS) 8-6

Match Notes:
 Clemson 1-0; National ranking #20 
Tulsa 2-1; National ranking #24


Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (3,5,4)


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