No. 40 Mean Green Fall to No. 30 Tulsa, 6-1




TULSA, Okla. - The 40th-rated Mean Green tennis team fell to No. 30 Tulsa 6-1 on Friday evening in a match at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

North Texas (8-5) failed to capture the doubles point and fell behind 2-0 to the Golden Hurricane early in the match (8-2).

The Mean Green would lose the next four matches before winning the No. 6 slot.

Senior Paula Dinuta grabbed the lone North Texas victory, when she defeated Tulsa's Bonny Davidson in straight sets, 7-5, 7-6 (14-12).

Junior Valentina Starkova fell in three sets, 6-2, 4-6, 1-0, to seal the Tulsa win.

North Texas will be back in action Saturday afternoon when it takes on undefeated Kansas at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.  First serve is slated for 12 p.m.

 

North Texas vs Tulsa (Mar 02, 2012)

#30 Tulsa 6, #40 North Texas 1
Mar 02, 2012 at Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)

Singles competition

1. #82 Anastasia Erofeeva (TLS) def. Nadia Lee (NT) 6-4, 6-1

2. #67 Samantha Vickers (TLS) def. Kseniya Bardabush (NT) 6-2, 6-2

3. Ewa Szatkowska (TLS) def. Valentina Starkova (NT) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-0)

4. Isaura Enrique (TLS) def. Ilona Serchenko (NT) 6-3, 6-1

5. Michelle Farley (TLS) def. Irina Paraschiv (NT) 6-1, 6-1

6. Paula Dinuta (NT) def. Bonny Davidson (TLS) 7-5, 7-6 (14-12)

Doubles competition

1. Anastasia Erofeeva/Ewa Szatkowska (TLS) def. Nadia Lee/Barbora Vykydalova (NT) 8-6

2. Bonny Davidson/Samantha Vickers (TLS) def. Valentina Starkova/Kseniya Bardabush (NT) 8-5

3. Irina Paraschiv/Franzi Sprinkmeyer (NT) def. Michelle Farley/Isaura Enrique (TLS) 8-5

Match Notes

North Texas 8-5; National ranking #40

Tulsa 8-2; National ranking #30

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (5,4,1,2,3,6)





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