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Women's Tennis Wraps Up Play At Memphis Invitational

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Nov. 4, 2012

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -

The Tulsa women's tennis team completed its second-to-last tournament of the fall campaign with the Memphis Invitational on Sunday, November 4.

Belen Rivera defeated Allie Robbins of Ole Miss 6-3, 6-2 in round robin play as the freshman went a perfect 2-0 on the weekend in singles play after dispatching Maggie Leavell of Vanderbilt 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday 

Fellow freshman Carol Benito picked up a victory on Sunday as she defeated Oklahoma's Abbi Melrose 6-7, 6-3, 6-3.  Freshman Saana Saarteinen fell in the Gray Draw final to Skylar Kuykendall of Memphis 6-1, 6-2.

Junior Sam Vickers and freshman Isaura Enrique will compete for TU at the National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships in Flushing, N.Y. November 8-11.

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Memphis Invitational

Sunday, November 4

Gray Draw Final

Skylar Kuykendall (Memphis) def. Saana Saarteinen (Tulsa) 6-1, 6-2 

Gray Draw Consolation



Zita Engbrooks (OU) def. Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) 6-4, 1-6, 6-3

Black Draw Consolation

Marie Casares (Vandy) def. Michelle Farley (Tulsa) 6-3, 6-2

White Draw Consolation

Carol Benito (Tulsa) def. Abbi Melrose (OU) 6-7, 6-3, 6-3

Mia Lancaster (OU) def. Maria Sant'Anna (Tulsa) 6-4, 6-3