Nevada edges Toreros 4-3 in women's tennis

USDTOREROSDOTCOM Tammy Kevey won both her singles and doubles matches
USDTOREROSDOTCOM
Tammy Kevey won both her singles and doubles matches
USDTOREROSDOTCOM

March 15, 2009

(San Diego, CA) - The Nevada Wolf Pack dealt the No. 50 USD Toreros a 4-3 loss today at the USD West Tennis Courts. In a closely contested match, Nevada's Aodhnait Lombard held off USD's Alexandra Demidova in the final match of the day on court six, 0-6, 6-4, 6-3. Down 3-0 to start the match the Toreros battled back to knot the score at 3-all with wins from Tammy Kevey at No. 4 (6-1, 7-6 over Lais Ogata), Maria Raygada at No. 5 (6-4, 7-5 over Caroline Stevens) and Juliette Coupez (6-1, 6-7, 7-6 over Caroline Bailly). With the third and final set tied at 3-all, Lombard went ahead 4-3, then broke serve against Demidova in game eight to go up 5-3, and then clinched the match with her third straight win. The Wolf Pack earned the all-important doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 3, both 8-6 victories. USD's Tammy Kevey and Maja Sujica won at No. 2 doubles with an 8-0 win over Nevada's De Vrye-Ogata. Nevada improves to 3-6 on the year; the Toreros fall to 7-2 and will next compete in the Barnes Tennis Center Invitational (March 18-20).

NEVADA 4, #50 SAN DIEGO 3

Doubles
1. Mizyuk-Bailly (N) df. Coupez-Mouly, 8-6*
2. Kevey-Sujica (SD) df. De Vrye-Ogata, 8-0
3. Lombard-Stevens (N) df. Perl-Raygada, 8-6
Nevada wins doubles point... Order of finish: 2, 3, 1

Singles
1. Juliette Coupez (SD) df. Caroline Bailly - 6-1, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4)
2. Florence De Vrye (N) df. Samantha Mouly - 6-4, 6-1
3. Maria Mizyuk (N) df. Maja Sujica - 6-0, 6-3
4. Tammy Kevey (SD) df. Lais Ogata - 6-1, 7-6 (4)
5. Maria Raygada (SD) df. Caroline Stevens - 6-4, 7-5
6. Aodhnait Lombard (N) df. Alexandra Demidova - 0-6, 6-4, 6-3*
*Deciding Match... Order of Finish: 3, 2, 4, 5, 1, 6

 

 

Records: San Diego (7-2), Nevada (3-6)