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Cougars Drop 4-0 Match to USF

April 9, 2017

Final Stats

HOUSTON – The Houston Cougar Women’s Tennis team fell 4-0 to American Athletic Conference opponent USF on Sunday, at the Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility.

HOW IT HAPPENED
Doubles play opened with the Cougars forfeiting at the No. 3 position due to injuries to freshmen Tsveta Dimitrova and Cristina Rovira. Houston grabbed a win at the No. 1 doubles position after junior Sveva Mazzari and freshman Lauren Alter cruised to a 6-2 win over Juliana Cardoso and Olga Martinez. The victory was the squad’s team-leading eighth this season.

However, the Bulls responded to clinch the doubles point with a 6-1 win at the No. 2 doubles position for Vera Bessonova and Nicole Dzenga over junior Ana Glumac and freshman Constandena Nicolaou.

The Cougars were also forced to begin singles play with a pair of forfeits at the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions due to Dimitrova and Rovira’s injuries.
USF picked up the decisive point in the match at the No. 4 singles position where Dzenga defeated Nicolaou. Dzenga won the match in straight sets 6-1, 6-1.

A pair of Cougars led at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles positions when the match was halted. Respectively, Mazzari led Ana Roman 6-2, 2-2, while Alter held a 6-2, 4-2 advantage over Cardoso. At the No. 3 singles position, Glumac trailed Vanja Klaric 6-4, 3-0 at the conclusion of play.

UP NEXT FOR HOUSTON
The Cougars wrap the 2017 regular season when they host Stephen F. Austin at 2 p.m., on Thursday, April 13, at the Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility. Houston will then travel to Orlando, Fla., to compete at the American Athletic Conference Championship from April 19-22.


 

 

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