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Women's Tennis has two Doubles Team in the Round of 16 at the USTA Collegiate Clay Courts

TU has two doubles team that advance to the Round of 16 at the USTA Collegiate Clay Courts in Orlando, Fla.

TU has two doubles team that advance to the Round of 16 at the USTA Collegiate Clay Courts in Orlando, Fla.
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Oct. 24, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Tulsa women's tennis has two doubles team in the round of 16 at the USTA Collegiate Clay Courts in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday.

The doubles team of Saana Saarteinen and Renata Kuricova advanced to the round of 16 after a walkover injury to FSU's doubles team of Kristina Schleich and Majelena Pedersen. Saarteinen and Kuricova face the doubles team of No. 5-8 Kourtney Keegan and Stefani Stojic of Florida, who received a first round bye, at 2:30 p.m.

No. 5-8 Yelena Nemchen and Marcelina Cichon, who received a first round bye, face Laurence Porr and Eduarda dos Santos of Florida State at 1:30 p.m.

Three Hurricane players won their first round singles match. Saarteinen defeated Carla Tur Mari of Oklahoma State 6-3, 6-3, Renata Kuricova defeated Schleich of Florida State, 6-4, 5-7, 4-1 retired and Cichon defeated Josephine Haraldson of Central Florida 6-1, 6-3.

No. 9-16 Nemchen fell to Mia Horvit of USTA 7-5, 6-2 in the first round. Nemchen faces Ashley Kitchen of Auburn in the singles consolation at 9:30 a.m.

Three Golden Hurricane fell in the second round on Thursday. Saarteinen fell to Alexis Nelson of USTA 6-1, 6-2, Kuricova fell to No. 9-16 Lynn Kiro of Texas Tech 7-5, 6-4 and Cichon fell to Belinda Woolcock of Florida 6-2, retired.

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Singles

Saana Saarteinen (Tulsa) d. Carla Tur Mari (OSU) 6-3, 6-3

Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) d. Kristina Schleich (FSU) 6-5, 5-7, 4-1 retired

Marcelina Cichon (Tulsa) d. Josephine Haraldson (UCF) 6-1, 6-3

(9-16) Yelena Nemchen (Tulsa) d. Mia Horvit (USTA) 7-5, 6-2

Alexis Nelson (USTA) d. Saana Saarteinen (Tulsa) 6-1, 6-2

(9-16) Lynn Kiro (TTU) d. Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) 7-5, 6-4

Belinda Woolcock (FSU) d. Marcelina Cichon (Tulsa) 6-2, retired

Doubles

Saana Saarteinen-Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) d. Kristina Schleich-Majelena Pedersen (FSU) w/o injury