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ASU Tennis concludes ITA Regional Tournament action

From Arkansas State University

The Arkansas State University women's tennis team closed out play in the ITA Regional Tournament on Friday with matches in the main draws for singles and doubles.

Tamara Slijepcevic was defeated by No. 1 seed Petra Niedermayerova (Kansas State) in straight sets 6-1, 6-2 in the first round of the main draw. Slijepcevic was then beat in the consolation round by Ksenia Pronina (Iowa State) 6-0, 6-1.

In main draw doubles action, Biljana Miloshevska/Slijepcevic lost to Niedermayerova/Ivana Kubickova (Kansas State) 8-2.

Ioana Teu/Janie Nowland experienced first round success after they defeated Maria Christensen/Alex Clark (Missouri) 8-6. Teu/Nowland took on Whitney Ritchie/Hermon Brhane (Oklahoma) in the second round and lost 8-5.

"I am proud of Janie and Ioana, they played great doubles and had an awesome win over Missouri." Coach Marina Engelbrecht said.

The Red Wolves host their next competition, the ASU Invitational, on Nov. 2-4 in Jonesboro. The ASU Invitational will be the last tournament of the fall season.

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