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ORU Grabs 4-3 Win Against Missouri State

ORU Grabs 4-3 Win Against Missouri State

The Basics 

ORU 2017 Record: 10-8 


Match 1: Oral Roberts 4 – Missouri State 3
Location: Tulsa, Okla. – Case Tennis Center 


TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team defeated Missouri State 4-3 Tuesday evening at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


The Golden Eagles claimed the doubles point in the match by grabbing wins at the No. 1 and No. 3 positions. Petya Simeonova and Jovana Antonijevic won at the No. 1 position 6-1, while Brenda Mercado Jove and Ximena Puentes won 7-6 (7-2) at the No. 3 doubles spot.

ORU won four singles matches in tonight's contest. Jovana Antonijevic won a 6-2, 0-6, 6-4 match at the No. 3 position. Petya Simeonova defeated her opponent at the No. 4 spot 6-2, 6-1. Ximena Puentes recorded a 6-1, 6-3 win at the No. 6 spot. Valentina Maya Gisbert defeated her opponent in an 8-1 proset match.


Up Next: ORU will travel to Omaha, Nebraska to face South Dakota State at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 1.


The Results 

Oral Roberts 4, Missouri State 3


Doubles competition


1. Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) def. Donetskova, Boeschen (MSU) 6-1

2. Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Darter Meyer (MSU) 2-6

3.  Mercado Jove, Puentes (ORU) def. Khamissi, Belote (MSU) 7-6 (7-2)

Singles competition


1. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Darter (MSU) 3-6, 5-7

2. Cornelius (ORU) lost to Khamissi (MSU) 3-6, 3-6

3. Antonijevic (ORU) def. Torrico Moreno (MSU) 6-2, 0-6, 6-4

4. Simeonova (ORU) def. Donetskova (MSU) 6-2, 6-1

5. Mercado Jove (ORU) lost to Boeschen (MSU) 3-6, 2-6

6. Puentes (ORU) def. Meyer (MSU) 6-1, 6-3

7. Gisbert (ORU) def. Belote (MSU) 8-1 (pro set)


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