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Central Arkansas Fights Off ORU in 6-1 Setback

Central Arkansas Fights Off ORU in 6-1 Setback

Match 1: Oral Roberts 1 – Central Arkansas 6
Records: Oral Roberts (2-5); Central Arkansas (1-0)
Location: Tulsa, Okla. – Case Tennis Center 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts women's tennis team fell Sunday afternoon to former Southland Conference foe, Central Arkansas 6-1.

Petya Simeonova earned the lone win for ORU at No. 3 singles. Simeonova was a 6-4, 6-4 winner of QiLi Ma of Central Arkansas. Jovana Antonijevic continued solid singles play as well before falling at No. 2 singles.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles continue action Monday afternoon against the University of Wyoming. Action will get underway from Shadow Mountain Tennis Center at 7:30 p.m.

The Results 

Central Arkansas 6, Oral Roberts 1
Singles competition
1. Nataly Yoo (UCA) def. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORU) 6-3, 6-2
2. Xylia Chunan Xiang (UCA) def. Jovana Antonijevic (ORU) 6-0, 4-6, 10-2
3. Petya Simeonova (ORU) def. QiLi Ma (UCA) 6-4, 6-4
4. Marli Van Heerden (UCA) def. Andrada Gordan (ORU) 6-4, 6-3
5. Rada Manataweewat (UCA) def. Valentina Gisbert (ORU) 6-0, 6-2
6. Krizia Buck (UCA) def. Ximena Puentes (ORU) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Amiru Shimoguchi/Nataly Yoo (UCA) def. Ceijenia Cornelius/Jovana Antonijevic (ORU) 6-1
2. Marli Van Heerden/Xylia Chunan Xiang (UCA) vs. Petya Simeonova/Andrada Gordan (ORU) no result
3. Rada Manataweewat/QiLi Ma (UCA) def. Ximena Puentes/Valentina Gisbert (ORU) 6-2 

Match Notes
Central Arkansas 1-0
Oral Roberts 2-5 

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