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Women’s Tennis Falls 6-1 to South Dakota Saturday

Women’s Tennis Falls 6-1 to South Dakota Saturday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 8-7

Match: Oral Roberts 1 – South Dakota 6
Location: Omaha, Nebraska


OMAHA, Neb. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team fell to South Dakota in the Summit League opener 6-1 Saturday afternoon in Omaha, Nebraska.

Brenda Mercado claimed the lone win for the Golden Eagles Saturday with a 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 victory at the No. 5 position.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will take on the Omaha Mavericks Sunday March 18 at 10 a.m. in Omaha, Nebraska.


The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 1, South Dakota 6

Doubles competition

1. Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Lazarevic, Bondarenko (USD) 1-6
2. Kadijevic, Antonijevic (ORU) lost to Kollarova, Nylund (USD) 4-6
3. Mercado, Gisbert (ORU) lost to Aly, Stanciu (USD) 5-6 unfinished

Singles competition

1. Kadijevic (ORU) lost to Lazarevic (USD) 4-6, 6-4, 4-6
2. Antonijevic (ORU) lost to Kollarova (USD) 4-6, 4-6
3. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Aly (USD) 2-6, 2-6
4. Cornelius (ORU) lost to Bondarenko (USD) 6-4, 2-6, 6-10
5. Mercado (ORU) def. Stanciu (USD) 1-6, 6-4, 7-6
6. Gisbert (ORU) lost to Nylund (USD) 1-6, 4-6


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