April 14, 2013
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.
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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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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