DENTON, Texas (2/1/2013) - No. 54 North Texas will host its first home dual match of the season Saturday afternoon against the Old Dominion Monarchs at the Waranch Tennis Complex.
The Mean Green (1-1) is coming off a victory over No. 41 ranked Minnesota, 4-3, in the consolation match at the ITA Kick-Off in College Station. North Texas dropped the first match of the season to the No. 13 Texas A&M Aggies, 4-1.
Senior Barbora Vykydalova was the deciding point for the Mean Green in a three-set thriller against Tereza Brichacova in the singles No. 2 slot 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles play will be the key for North Texas to take an early lead. North Texas won the doubles point in both matches of the ITA Kick-Off.
In a dual match setting, the winner of at least two of the three doubles matches receives a point and the first team to four overall points wins the match.
The match will begin at 12 p.m. with the teams competing in doubles. Singles play will follow the conclusion of the doubles.