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ORU Falls Short to Omaha 4-3 Sunday

ORU Falls Short to Omaha 4-3 Sunday

The Basics 

ORU 2017 Record: 11-9

Summit League Record: 2-2


Match 1: Oral Roberts 3 – Omaha 4
Location: Omaha. Neb. – Miracle Hills 


OMAHA, Neb. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team was edged by Omaha 4-3 Sunday morning in Omaha, Nebraska.


The Golden Eagles fell short in doubles action, but Jovana Antonijevic and Petya Simeonova won their match at the No. 1 doubles position 6-4.

ORU won three singles matches in today's contest. Jovana Antonijevic won a 1-6, 6-1, 6-0 match at the No. 3 position. Petya Simeonova defeated her opponent at the No. 4 spot 6-3, 7-5. Ximena Puentes recorded a 6-2, 6-2 win at the No. 6 spot.


Up Next: ORU will host Seminole State on Wednesday, April 5 at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The match is set to begin at 5 p.m.


The Results 

Oral Roberts 3, Omaha 4


Doubles competition 


1. Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) def. Lo, Wilson (Omaha) 6-4

2. Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Tucker, Behling (Omaha) 4-6

3.  Mercado Jove, Puentes (ORU) lost to Boyer, Hill (Omaha) 3-6

Singles competition


1. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Lo (Omaha) 0-6, 2-6

2. Cornelius (ORU) lost to Wilson (Omaha) 7-6 (7-0), 6-7 (4-7), 4

3. Antonijevic (ORU) def. Behling (Omaha) 1-6, 6-1, 6-0

4. Simeonova (ORU) def. Boyer (Omaha) 6-3, 7-5

5. Mercado Jove (ORU) lost to Tucker (Omaha) 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-5), 3

6. Puentes (ORU) def. Hill (Omaha) 6-2, 6-2


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