Women’s Tennis Defeats Seminole State 5-2 Wednesday

Women’s Tennis Defeats Seminole State 5-2 Wednesday

The Basics 

ORU 2017 Record: 12-9 

Summit League Record: 2-2 

 

Match 1: Oral Roberts 5 – Seminole State 2
Location: Tulsa, Okla. – Case Tennis Center 

 

TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team defeated Seminole State 5-2 Wednesday afternoon at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

The Golden Eagles claimed the doubles point by winning at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. Andrea Vasiljevic and CeCe Cornelius won at the No. 2 position 7-5, while Brenda Mercado Jove and Ximena Puentes also won at the No. 3 position 6-1.

ORU won four singles matches in today's contest. Andrea Vasiljevic won a 7-5, 4-6, 10-5 match at the No. 2 position. Petya Simeonova defeated her opponent at the No. 4 spot 7-6 (7-3), 6-2. Brenda Mercado Jove won at the No. 5 spot 6-4, 6-2. Ximena Puentes recorded a 6-4, 6-1 win at the No. 6 spot.

 

Up Next: ORU will host Western Illinois on Saturday, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It will be senior day for Ximena Puentes and Petya Simeonova.

 

The Results 

Oral Roberts 5, Seminole State 2

Doubles competition

 

1. Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) lost to Seifert, Massereau (Sem. St.) 6-7

2. Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) def. Lachasseigne, Finnigan (Sem. St.) 7-5

3.  Mercado Jove, Puentes (ORU) def. Turney, Valencia-Perez (Sem. St.) 6-1



Singles competition

 

1. Cornelius (ORU) lost to Seifert (Sem. St.) 3-6, 2-6

2. Vasiljevic (ORU) def. Finnigan (Sem. St.) 7-5, 4-6, 10-5

3. Antonijevic (ORU) lost to Massereau (Sem. St.) 3-6, 5-7

4. Simeonova (ORU) def. Lachasseigne (Sem. St.) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

5. Mercado Jove (ORU) def. Valencia-Perez (Sem. St.) 6-4, 6-2

6. Puentes (ORU) def. Turney (Sem. St.) 6-4, 6-1

 
 

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