Women's Tennis
Women's Tennis Falls, 5-2, at Minnesota

Ana Pimienta and Ali Dawson

Ana Pimienta and Ali Dawson

Jan. 20, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -

The Marquette women’s tennis team (0-1) opened the 2013 dual campaign with a 5-2 loss at No. 41 Minnesota (1-0) on Saturday at the Baseline Tennis Center.

The Gophers swept the doubles matches, though freshman Erin Gebes and sophomore Ana Pimienta fought hard before falling in an 8-7 decision to Yuliana Umanets and Jessika Mozia in the No. 2 slot. At No. 1 doubles, junior Rocio Diaz and sophomore Ali Dawson were just edged by Natallia Pintusava and Tereza Brichacova, 8-6.

Pimienta came up with a victory at No. 1 singles as she came back and defeated Pintusava, 3-6, 7-6, 1-0 (4).  Gebes also scored for Marquette as she defeated Aria Lambert at No. 4 singles,4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (8).

Minnesota 5, Marquette 2
Doubles

1. Pintusava and Brichacova (Minn.) def. Diaz and Dawson (Marq.) 8-6
2. Umanets and Mozia (Minn.) def. Gebes and Pimienta (Marq.) 8-7
3. Palen and Renault (Minn.) def. A. Hernandez and Kanner (Marq.) 8-2
Singles
1. Pimienta (Marq.) def. Pintusava (Minn.) 3-6, 7-6, 1-0 (4)
2. Brichacova (Minn.) def. Diaz (Marq.) 6-2, 6-4
3. Umanets (Minn.) def. Dawson (Marq.) 6-2, 6-3
4. Gebes (Marq.) def. Lambert (Minn.) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (8)
5. Mozia (Minn.) def. L. Hernandez (Marq.) 6-0, 6-2
6. Muravnik (Minn.) def. A. Hernandez (Marq.) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (6)


 

 

 

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