SMU Upends No. 22 Tulsa 4-3, Mustangs Have Won 6 Of Last 7 Matches
March 8, 2013
DALLAS (SMU) --- The SMU women's tennis team upset No. 22 Tulsa 4-3 on Friday; winning for the sixth time in the last seven matches. The Mustangs (7-4) won all four of their points in singles, taking No. 2 through No. 5.
"We played at an optimal intensity level and it paid off," said head coach Kati Gyulai. "It is nice to break through against a very good Tulsa team. We are pleased with the outcome"
In singles, the Mustangs earned the four points by winning at No. 2 through No. 5. Two os the wins were in straight sets; Vaszilisza Bulgakova won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 and Hristina Dishkova earned a 6-3, 7-6 decision at No. 5. At No. 2, Aleksandra Malyarchikova took the first set before eventually winning a three-set match 7-6, 2-6, 6-4. In the No. 4 singles match, Elena Fayner rallied for a 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 three-set victory after dropping the first set
The Mustangs head to California for three matches this week. SMU visits UC Irvine on Sunday, UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday and Santa Clara on Wednesday
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