Women's Tennis Falls to No. 9 Northwestern
Antunovic’s 6-2, 6-4 win over Northwestern’s Samantha Murray at No. 2 singles was not enough for DePaul, as the Wildcats took the other five singles matches and the doubles point.
The dual opened with doubles action as Beatrix Csordas and Antunovic fell, 8-3, in the No. 1 match to Northwestern’s Alexis Conill and Georga Rose. Petra Rehusova and Kirsten Gambrell dropped the second doubles flight, 8-2, to Lauren Lui and Samantha Murray, while Bojana Murisic and Anja Mihaldinec lost, 8-1, to Nazlie Shazal and Keri Robison at No. 3 doubles.
The third singles flight saw Rehusova win the first set, 6-4, before Lui bounced back to take the second set, 6-3, and the eventual tiebreaker. Csordas dropped a 6-0, 6-1 match to Rose at No. 1 singles, while Gambrell fell, 6-2, 6-1, to Suzie Matzenauer in the fourth flight.
“We lost to a great Northwestern team tonight,” DePaul head coach Mark Ardizzone said. “Dunja gave us a great win against over an outstanding player and
The Blue Demons return to action this Saturday with a 10 a.m. dual at
No. 9 Northwestern 6, DePaul 1
No. 1-Conill/Rose (Northwestern) def. Antunovic/Csordas (DePaul) 8-3
No. 2-Lui/Murray (Northwestern) def. Rehusova/Gambrell (DePaul) 8-2
No. 3-Ghazal/Robison (Northwestern) def. Murisic/Mihaldinec (DePaul) 8-1
No. 1-Georgia Rose (Northwestern) def. Beatrix Csordas (DePaul) 6-0, 6-1
No. 2-Dunja Antunovic (DePaul) def. Samantha Murray (Northwestern) 6-2, 6-4
No. 3-#66 Lauren Lui (Northwestern) def. Petra Rehusova (DePaul) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-5)
No. 4-Suzie Matzenauer (Northwestern) def. Kirsten Gambrell (DePaul) 6-2, 6-1
No. 5-Nazlie Ghazal (Northwestern) def. Anja Mihaldinec (DePaul) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6-Keri Robison (Northwestern) def. Bojana Murisic (DePaul) 6-3, 6-1