Day One Complete At Tulsa Invite

Jan. 10, 2014

TULSA, Okla. -The North Texas tennis team went 4-3 in doubles and singles play to start off the 2014 season, wrapping up day one at the Tulsa Invitational.

"Today, we had a nice solid start to the season,” said associate head coach Jeff Hammond. “This event is about building, one day at a time.  We will come out tomorrow looking to get better."

In doubles play, Mean Green sophomore’s Agustina Valenzuela and Dane Joubert teamed up to defeat Tulsa 7-6.  New additions to the Mean Green, Anastasiya Shestakova and Kamilla Galieva, defeated Old Dominion (6-2) after falling to Tulsa. Kseniya Bardabush and Alexis Thoma also defeated Old Dominion (6-3).

For North Texas, Valenzuela, Galieva, Ana Sofia Cordero and Anastasiya Shestakova defeated their singles opponents from the University of Wyoming.

Day two of the Tulsa Invite will begin tomorrow at 9 a.m. with doubles play.

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Friday Doubles 
Samantha Vickers/Isaura Enrique (Tul) d. Kseniya Bardabush/Alexis Thoma (No. Texas), 6-2
Dane Joubert/Agustina Valenzuela (No. Texas) d. Maria Sant’Anna/Rongrong Leenabanchong (Tul), 7-6
Renata Kuricova/Yelena Nemchen (Tul) d. Anastasiya Shestakova/Kamilla Galieva (No. Texas), 6-2
Kseniya Bardabush/Alexis Thoma (No.Texas) d. Nikol Hristova/Melissa Esnal Olguin (OD), 6-3
Ingrid Vojcinakova/Marijana Novakovic (OD) d. Dane Joubert/Agustina Valenzuela (No. Texas), 7-6 (5)
Anastasiya Shestakova/Kamilla Galieva (No.Texas) d. Niki Khmolovska/Ivana Vukovic (OD), 6-2
Alma Espinosa/Ana Sofia Cordero (No. Texas) d. Carol Benito/Faith Atiso, 6-2

Friday Singles
Veronica Popovici (Wyo.) d. Kseniya Bardabush (No. Texas), 3-4, retired due to inj
Anastasiya Shestakova (No. Texas) d. Dorottya Jonas (Wyo.), 6-3, 6-2
Jessica Parizher (Wyo.) d. Alexis Thoma (No. Texas), 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (7)
Agustina Valenzuela (No. Texas) d. Silviya Zhelyazkova (Wyo.), 6-3, 6-4
Kamilla Galieva (No. Texas) d. Christa Gecheva (Wyo.), 6-4, 6-1
Ana Sofia Cordero (No. Texas) d. Alena Vasileva (Wyo.), 6-3, 6-3
Carol Benito (Tul) d. Dane Joubert (No. Texas), 7-5, 6-1



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