Women's Tennis

Mustangs Edged 4-3 At No. 59 Tulane

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Feb. 2, 2013

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NEW ORLEANS (SMU) --- The SMU women's tennis team won three singles matches, but lost the doubles point to fall 4-3 at No. 59 Tulane on Friday.

The Mustangs (1-1) earned singles wins from Aleksandra Malyarchikova at No. 2, Vaszilisza Bulgakova at No. 3 and Elena Fayner at No. 6.

"We put on a great fight today," said head coach Kati Gyulai. "Matches that go down the wire define college tennis. Our very young team got an introduction to this experience. We grew because of it. We look to rebound tomorrow against No. 46 LSU."

The determining point came at No. 4 singles as Yana Erkeeva fell 6-4 in the third set.

SMU visits No. 46 LSU on Saturday.

SMU vs Tulane Green Wave
2/1/2013 at New Orleans, La.
#59 Tulane 4, SMU 3

Singles competition
1. #118 Klara Vyskocilova (TLN) def. Edyta Cieplucha (SMU) 6-4, 6-2
2. Aleksandra Malyarchikova (SMU) def. Emma Levy (TLN) 6-1, 0-6, 6-4
3. Vaszilisza Bulgakova (SMU) def. Jenny Hois (TLN) 0-6, 6-0, 6-4
4. Ipek Birol (TLN) def. Yana Erkeeva (SMU) 4-6, 6-0, 6-4
5. Caroline Magnusson (TLN) def. Hristina Dishkova (SMU) 6-3, 6-4
6. Elena Fayner (SMU) def. Hila Elster (TLN) 7-6 (5-0), 6-4

Doubles competition
1. Klara Vyskocilova/Ipek Birol (TLN) vs. Aleksandra Malyarchikova/ Vaszilisza Bulgakova (SMU) 7-3, unfinished
2. Jenny Hois/Emma Levy (TLN) def. Edyta Cieplucha/Elena Fayner (SMU) 8-5
3. Caroline Magnusson/Hila Elster (TLN) def. Hristina Dishkova/Yana Erkeeva (SMU) 8-2

Match Notes:
SMU 1-1
Tulane 2-1; National ranking #59
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (1,5,3,6,2,4)

 

 

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