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Clemson Ends Virginia's Six-Match Winning Streak

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Hana Tomljanovic won at No. 4 singles.

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Hana Tomljanovic won at No. 4 singles.
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April 14, 2013

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CLEMSON, S.C.. - No. 17 Virginia's six-match winning streak ended with a 4-3 loss at No. 14 Clemson Sunday afternoon at Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.

The Cavaliers fall to 14-8, 7-2 ACC with the loss, while the Tigers improve to 12-6, 7-2 ACC.

Virginia earned the doubles point and senior Hana Tomljanovic (Boca Raton, Fla.) and junior Caryssa Peretz (Cherry Hill, N.J.) recorded singles wins in the loss.

In doubles, freshman Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) and Tomljanovic beat Liz Jeukeng and Romy Koelzer 8-3 at No. 2. Clemson's Yana Koroleva and Beatrice Gumulya defeated senior Erin Vierra (Norwell, Mass.) and freshman Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas) 8-3 at No. 1, but senior Maria Fuccillo (Rockville, Md.) and junior Li Xi (Kunming, China) clinched the point for UVa with an 8-5 win over Tristen Dewar and Ani Miao at No. 3.

Clemson grabbed a 3-1 lead and control of the match after consecutive singles victories from Gumulya, Koelzer and Koroleva. Gumulya beat Xi 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3, Koelzer defeated Vierra 6-1, 6-4 at No. 5 and No. 17 Koroleva beat No. 11 Elbaba 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1.

Tomljanovic cut the Clemson lead to 3-2 with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Miao at No. 4, but No. 24 Jeukeng ousted No. 66 Nauta 7-5, 6-3 at No. 2 to clinch the win.

Peretz closed the scoring with a 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 win over Dewar at No. 6.

The Cavaliers host Florida State and Miami on Saturday-Sunday, April 20-21 at Snyder Tennis Center.

 

 

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