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March 19, 2013



The No. 24 Tulsa women's tennis team netted a 6-0 win against San Francisco Monday at Golden Gate Park.

The Golden Hurricane will conclude it's road swing today against Saint Mary's, who is ranked No. 45 in the ITA Rankings.

Tulsa (11-5) won the doubles point as Saana Saarteinen and Michelle Farley earned an 8-6 win against Milica Hadzi-Tanovic and Yurie Hashiguchi at No. 2 doubles, while Maria Sant'Anna and Renata Kuricova defeated Brooke Irish and Marina Nikoliv, 8-5, at No. 3 doubles.

In singles play, Sant'Anna picked up a 6-2, 6-2, win against  Irish at No. 5 singles. The Hurricane extended its lead to 3-0 after Kuricova, playing on Court No. 6, defeated Melinda Akerbrant, 6-2, 6-3.

Farley sealed the Tulsa win with a 6-3, 6-1, victory at No. 3 singles against Hadzi-Tanovic.

The final two triumphs for Tulsa were won in three-sets, as Saarteinen defeated Nikolic 6-2 1-6, 10-8 at No. 4 singles.

Samantha Vickers, ranked No. 31 in singles, defeated No. 76 Andrea Ka 5-7, 6-4, 10-6 at No. 1 singles to earn TU's final win of the day.

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Mar 18, 2013 at San Francisco, Calif.

(Golden Gate Park)

#24 Tulsa 6, San Francisco 0

Singles competition

1. #31 Samantha Vickers (TLS) def. #76 Andrea Ka (SF) 5-7, 6-4, 10-6

2. Sofia Holmberg (SF) vs. Isaura Enrique (TLS) 7-6, 1-4, unfinished

3. Michelle Farley (TLS) def. Milica Hadzi-Tanovic (SF) 6-3, 6-1

4. Saana Saarteinen (TLS) def. Marina Nikolic (SF) 6-2, 1-6, 10-8

5. Maria Sant'Anna (TLS) def. Brooke Irish (SF) 6-2, 6-2

6. Renata Kuricova (TLS) def. Melinda Akerbrant (SF) 6-2, 6-3

 Doubles competition 

1. Andrea Ka/Sofia Holmberg (SF) def. #22 Isaura Enrique/Samantha Vickers (TLS) 8-6

2. Saana Saarteinen/Michelle Farley (TLS) def. Milica Hadzi-Tanovic/Yurie Hashiguchi (SF) 8-6

3. Maria Sant'Anna/Renata Kuricova (TLS) def. Brooke Irish/Marina Nikolic (SF) 8-5

Match Notes:
 Tulsa 11-5; National ranking #24

San Francisco 6-5

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (5,6,3,4,1)