Kononova, Kutubidze End ITA All-American With Consolation Victory

Oct. 4, 2017

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — The North Texas tennis team’s Maria Kononova and Tamuna Kutubidze ended the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s All-American Tennis Championship on Wednesday. 

The Mean Green doubles team defeated Lipscomb 8-5 in a consolation match.

The No. 22 nationally ranked doubles team is off to a 4-1 start this fall. Last year the Mean Green’s top doubles team was nearly unbeatable from October on. They went 17-1 during the spring season, which set a program record. 

Wednesday they found themselves in the consolation bracket after they lost 8-1 to a Vanderbilt team on Tuesday in the first round of the doubles tournament.

North Texas returns to the counrt on Oct. 13 in Fort Worth at the Texas ITA Regional hosted by TCU. All eight Mean Green tennis players will compete in the regional. 



Kononova/Kutubidze def. Dzyuba/Buberi (Lipscomb); 8-5



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