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Women’s Tennis Falls to South Dakota 4-1 in Summit League Tournament

Women’s Tennis Falls to South Dakota 4-1 in Summit League Tournament

The Basics 

ORU 2017 Record: 14-11

Summit League Record: 3-3 


Match 1: Oral Roberts 1 – South Dakota 4
Location: Indianapolis, Ind. – Park Tudor School 


INDIANAPOLIS - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team fell to South Dakota 4-1 in the Summit League Championship semifinal match Friday afternoon at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Jovana Antonijevic and Petya Simeonova won at the No. 2 doubles position 6-3, but the Golden Eagles were unable to claim the doubles point in the match.


Brenda Mercado Jove grabbed the first team point for the Golden Eagles when she defeated her opponent 6-4, 6-4 at the No. 5 singles spot.


The Results 

Oral Roberts 1, South Dakota 4


Doubles competition


1. Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) def. Bondarenko, Nylund (USD) 4-6

2. Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) lost to Kollarova, Sidenko (USD) 6-3

3.  Mercado Jove, Puentes (ORU) def. Burns, Wich (USD) 4-6

Singles competition


1. Cornelius (ORU) lost to Burns (USD) 3-6, 3-6

2. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Sidenko (USD) 3-6, 0-6

3. Antonijevic (ORU) lost to Kollarova (USD) 3-6, 3-6

4. Simeonova (ORU) vs. Bondarenko (USD) No result

5. Mercado Jove (ORU) def. Nylund (USD) 6-4, 6-4

6. Puentes (ORU) vs. Wich (USD) 2-6, 6-6 unfinished

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