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DU's Women's Tennis Tops Toledo 4-3
Alina Klinova's victory in number one singles set the pace for the Dukes 4-3 win at Toledo.
 
Alina Klinova's victory in number one singles set the pace for the Dukes 4-3 win at Toledo.
 

March 21, 2003

TOLEDO, OHIO - Duquesne's women's tennis team defeated the host Toledo Rockets, 4-3, Friday afternoon at the Laurel Hill Tennis Club. The Dukes won four singles matches to secure the victory, which raised DU's season record to 4-5. The Rockets fell to 5-8 on the season.

The Red and Blue were led by two juniors, Alina Klinova who defeated Viviana Rivero, 6-3, 6-2, in number 1 singles, and Katie Riedinger who defeated Monica Ribero, 7-6, 6-2, in number 3 singles. Sophomore Sarah Shanahan defeated Eva Szuch, 6-2, 6-0, in number 4 singles while senior Leia Zingone, this week's Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week, defeated Daniella Moran, 6-2, 6-2, in number 5 singles.

Riedinger teamed up with sophomore Julie Wagner to top Moran & Szuch 8-1 for the DU's lone doubles victory.

The Dukes return home to Pittsburgh for a match with the Bucknell Bison this Sunday, Mar. 23rd, at 10 a.m.

RESULTS

Duquesne 4, Toledo 3

Singles

1 - Alina Klinova (DU) def. Viviana Rivero (UT), 6-3, 6-2 2 - Eunice Paravicini (UT) def. Marina Zelenovic (DU), 6-4, 6-2 3 - Katie Riedinger (DU) def. Monica Ribero (UT), 7-6, 6-2 4 - Sarah Shanahan (DU) def. Eva Szuch (UT), 6-2, 6-0 5 - Leia Zingone (DU) def. Daniella Moran (UT), 6-2, 6-2 6 - Jen Meister (UT) def. Julie Wagner (DU), 7-5, 6-4

Doubles

1 - Ribero/Rivero (UT) def. Klinova/Zelenovic (DU) default 2 - Reidenger/Wagner (DU) def. Moran/Szuch (UT) 8-1 3 - Paravicini/Meister (UT) def. Zingone/Shannahan (DU)8-4


 

 

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