#DuqWTen Advances to A-10 Quarterfinals After 4-1 Win Over St. Bonaventure
April 24, 2014
MASON, Ohio (atlantic10,org) - Seventh-seeded Duquesne advanced to the quarterfinals with a 4-1 win over No. 10 St. Bonaventure Thursday in the opening round of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Women's Tennis Championship at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.
The Dukes (7-12) won the doubles point on a victory at No. 2 when Sarah Shashura and Megan Wasson defeated Fatya Amiri and Mariam Skhirtladze, 8-3. Duquesne clinched the doubles point due to a St. Bonaventure default at No. 3 doubles.
The Bonnies (6-12) won No. 1 singles behind Marisa Brossard's 6-2, 6-1 win over Judy Li. Duquesne bounced back with wins at No. 4 and No. 5 singles. Chandler Consonery defeated Skhirtadze 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4 and Alrissa Tobe beat Taylor Cole at No. 5, 6-2, 6-3. Duquesne won No. 6 singles by default to secure the 4-1 win.
The Dukes will face No. 2 Saint Louis at 1:00 pm on Friday in the quarterfinals.
Duquesne vs. St. Bonaventure