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Dimitrova Takes Second at HEB Invitational

Oct. 8, 2017

WACO, Texas -- Sophomore Tsveta Dimitrova advanced to the finals at the HEB Invitational and took second place in the tournament as the Houston Cougar Women's Team wrapped action on the final day of action in Waco, Texas.

Dimitrova opened Sunday's competition in the semifinal round where she drew Baylor's Livia Kraus. Dimitrova rolled in the first set to a 6-2 victory, however Kraus was able to respond with a 6-3 win in set two to even the score. Mazzari left no doubt in the third set dropping just one game in a 6-1 win to advance to the finals.

In the championship round, Dimitrova faced another Bear when she met Theresa Van Zyl. Dimitrova kept her momentum going into the finals by winning the first set 6-3. In the second set, Van Zyl responded to even the match with a 6-3 decision to force a decisive third set. The third set played back-and-forth, but it was Van Zyl coming away with a 6-4 victory to win the match.

Dimitrova finished the tournament with a 4-1 record in singles play and is now 7-3 overall in the fall.

Sophomore Lauren Alter dropped her match to Magda Adalgolou (Mississippi State) 6-2, 6-0, while senior Ana Glumac fell to Sara Lizaritury (Mississippi State) 7-5, 6-1.

UP NEXT FOR HOUSTON
Houston heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the penultimate competition of the fall season. The Cougars will compete in the ITA Texas Regionals, to be held Oct. 13-17 at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center & Bartzen Varsity Courts on the campus of TCU.

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