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South Dakota Edges ORU 4-3 Saturday

South Dakota Edges ORU 4-3 Saturday

The Basics 

Match 1: Oral Roberts 3 – South Dakota 4
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma – Case Tennis Center 


TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team fell in its first Summit League match of the season to South Dakota 4-3 Saturday morning at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


The Golden Eagles claimed three of the six singles matches in today's dual. Jovana Antonijevic defeated her opponent at the No. 3 position 6-2, 6-4. Petya Simeonova won at the No. 4 singles postion 6-3, 7-5 and Ximena Puentes won at the No. 6 position 2-6, 6-1, 6-1.


Up Next: ORU will travel to Orlando, Florida, to play LIU Brooklyn on Tuesday, March 14.


The Results 

Oral Roberts 3, South Dakota 4

Doubles competition


1. Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) lost to Kollarova, Bondarenko (USD) 1-6

2.  Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Pandya, Sidenko (USD) 3-6

3.  Mercado, Puentes (ORU) vs. Wich, Burns (USD) unfinished


Singles competition


1. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Burns (USD) 1-6, 2-6

2. Cornelius (ORU) lost to Kollarova (USD) 4-6, 5-7

3. Antonijevic (ORU) def. Sidenko (USD) 6-2, 6-4

4. Simeonova (ORU) def. Bondarenko (USD) 6-3, 7-5

5. Mercado (ORU) lost to Pandya (USd) 6-4, 3-6, 4-6

6. Puentes (ORU) def. Wich (USD) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1


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