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Women's Tennis Defeats Drake



CHICAGO – The DePaul women’s tennis team posted a 4-3 dual victory over Drake on Saturday at the Lakeshore Athletic Club.  The Blue Demons grabbed the doubles point and three singles matches to defeat the Bulldogs.

 

Beatrix Csordas and Petra Rehusova delivered an 8-2 win over Drake’s Veronika Lesyova and Sarah Plowman at No. 1 doubles.  Dunja Antunovic and Bojana Murisic gave DePaul an 8-4 victory in the second doubles match, defeating Kari Sloboth and Allison Wilkie.  The third doubles flight saw Anja Mihaldinec and Kirsten Gambrell drop a 9-7 decision to Drake’s Eveline Rusdianto and Irina Kalashnikova.

 

Antunovic gave the Blue Demons a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Veronika Lesyova in the top flight, while Csordas defeated Kalashnikova, 7-6, 7-5, at No. 2.  Murisic delivered DePaul’s dual-clinching victory at No. 5 by defeating Sloboth in three sets, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3.

 

DePaul improves its dual record to 3-3 and returns to action tomorrow with a noon match at Wisconsin.  The Blue Demons and Badgers face off at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin.

 

DePaul 4, Drake 3

 

Doubles

No. 1-Csordas/Rehusova (DePaul) def. Lesyova/Plowman (Drake) 8-2

No. 2-Antunovic/Murisic (DePaul) def. Sloboth/Wilkie (Drake) 8-4

No. 3-Rusdianto/Kalashnikova (Drake) def. Mihaldinec/Gambrell (DePaul) 9-7

 

Singles

No. 1-Dunja Antunovic (DePaul) def. Veronika Lesyova (Drake) 6-3, 6-1

No. 2-Beatrix Csordas (DePaul) def. Irina Kalashnikova (Drake) 7-6, 7-5

No. 3-Eveline Rusdianto (Drake) def. Petra Rehusova (DePaul) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0

No. 4-Zi Wang (Drake) def. Kirsten Gambrell (DePaul) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4

No. 5-Bojana Murisic (DePaul) def. Kari Slobath (Drake) 6-0, 3-6, 6-3

No. 6-Allison Wilkie (Drake) def. Anja Mihaldinec (DePaul) 6-4, 6-2