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ORU Opens 2016 Spring Season at Hurricane Invite

ORU Opens 2016 Spring Season at Hurricane Invite

Event: Hurricane Invitational
Location: Tulsa, Okla. – Case Tennis Center 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts women's tennis team opened the 2016 spring season across town at the Hurricane Invitational. Day one of play saw ORU battle host Tulsa and the University of Wyoming.

Cece Cornelius and Jovana Antonijevic started tournament action strong in single play before teaming up in doubles. Cornelius fell to Wyoming's Magdalena Stencel 6-3, 6-2 while Antonijevic dropped a 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 match to the Cowgirls' Dorottya Jonas.

Cornelius and Antonijevic dropped the closest doubles match of the day in the Gold Flight, 6-4 to Stencel and Tokarova.

The Results

CeCe Cornelius
Lost to Magdalena Stencel (WYO) 6-3, 6-2 

Petya Simenova
Lost to Ksenia Laskutova (TU) 6-2, 6-1 

Jovana Antoijevic
Lost to Dorottya Jonas (WYO) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 

Ximena Puentes
Lost to Rongrong Leenabanchong (TU) 6-0 6-1 

Valentina Gisbert
Lost to Marcelina Cichon (TU) 6-2, 6-1 

Nika Munoz
Lost to Mahita Dadireddy (TU) 6-0, 6-0 

Doubles 

Cornelius/Antonijevic
Lost to Stencel/Tokarova (WYO) 6-4

Puentes/Gisbert
Lost to Laskutova/Kuricova (TU) 6-0 

Gordan/Simenova
Lost to Cichon/Nemchen (TU) 6-2 

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