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Women's Tennis Opens with Win over Old Dominion

February 9, 1999

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The University of Virginia women's tennis team opened its spring dual match season Saturday (Feb. 7) with a 7-2 victory over Old Dominion in a match played at the Princess Anne Country Club in Virginia Beach, Va. The win is the Cavaliers' third in a row over the Monarchs dating back to 1990.

Several Cavaliers ended brief losing streaks with singles victories. Sophomore Kelly Weaver got back on the winning track with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 three-set win over Iva Beli. Joining Weaver in getting back to the win column were Jana Liskovcova, Amy O'Donnell and Christie Schweer. Senior Paige Boiko was the lone Cavalier to suffer defeat.

Christine Kim, seeing her first action of the spring season, also won a three-set match with a 1-6, 6-2, 6-2 win over Raquel Araujo.

With the outcome of the match already decided, the Cavaliers closed the match with two doubles wins. Schweer and Liskovcova gained an 8-3 win over Beli and Lacey Lee in their first match as doubles partners.

#39 Virginia 7, Old Dominion 2

Singles
1-Ana Radeljevic (ODU) def. Paige Boiko 6-2, 6-1
2-Amy O'Donnell (V) def. Mily Kannarkat 7-6, 6-3
3-Christie Schweer (V) def. Luciana Araujo 6-2, 7-5
4-Kelly Weaver (V) def. Iva Beli 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
5-Christine Kim (V) def. Raquel Araujo 1-6, 6-2, 6-2
6-Jana Liskovcova (V) def. Lacey Lee 6-1, 6-2

Doubles
1-Radeljevic/Kannarkat (ODU) def. Boiko/Kim 8-4
2-Weaver/O'Donnell (V) def. L. Araujo/R. Araujo 8-2
3-Schweer/Liskovcova (V) def. Beli/Lee 8-3


 

 

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