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ORU Claims 5-2 League Win over Western Illinois

ORU Claims 5-2 League Win over Western Illinois

The Basics

ORU 2019 Record: 2-11, 1-1
Match: Oral Roberts 5 – Western Illinois 2
Location: Bernis Duke Tennis Center - Tulsa, Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team won its first Summit League match of the season, 5-2, Friday afternoon at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center.

ORU started off hot winning the double point. Gorana Kadijevic and Ceijenia Cornelius won at the No. 1 spot 6-1, while Jovana Antonijevic and Flavia Gutierrez claimed the point at the No. 2 spot winning 6-0.

Rai Sengupta grabbed a 6-3, 6-1 victory at the No. 4 spot. Valentin Gisbert came in to play at the No. 6 position and won in three sets, 1-6, 6-0, 6-1. Kadijevic won her first set at the No. 2 position in a 7-5 tiebreaker and 6-3 in the second set. Cornelius wrapped things up for ORU winning 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 at the No. 1 position.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles face North Dakota Saturday, March 16 at 12 p.m. at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center.

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 5, Western Illinois 2

Doubles competition

1. Gorana Kadijevic/Ceijenia Cornelius (ORUW) def. Laura Ballesteros/Megan Tagaloa (WIU) 6-1

2. Jovana Antonijevic/Flavia Gutierrez (ORUW) def. Anouk Maajong/Mia Melnizki (WIU) 6-0

3. Andrea Vasiljevic/Rai Sengupta (ORUW) vs. Ana Bjelica/Mary Bjelica (WIU) 4-3, unfinished

Singles competition

1. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORUW) def. Ana Bjelica (WIU) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5

2. Gorana Kadijevic (ORUW) def. Mia Melnizki (WIU) 7-5, 6-3

3. Mary Bjelica (WIU) def. Jovana Antonijevic (ORUW) 6-3, 7-5

4. Rai Sengupta (ORUW) def. Anouk Maajong (WIU) 6-3, 6-1

5. Laura Ballesteros (WIU) def. Andrea Vasiljevic (ORUW) 6-3, 6-0

6. Valentina Gisbert (ORUW) def. Megan Tagaloa (WIU) 1-6, 6-0, 6-1 

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