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Women’s Tennis Grabs Win over Grambling State Saturday

Women’s Tennis Grabs Win over Grambling State Saturday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 3-4

Match: Oral Roberts 5 – Grambling State 2
Location: Ruston, La.


RUSTON, La. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team defeated Grambling State 5-2 Saturday afternoon in Ruston, Louisiana.

ORU won five of the six singles matches Saturday in positions two through six to claim the win over Grambling State. Gorana Kadijevic won 6-2, 6-0 at the No. 2 spot. Ceijenia Cornelius won in a 6-1, 6-4 match at the No. 3 spot. Andrea Vasiljevic nearly swept her opponent 6-0, 6-2 at the No. 4 position. Brenda Mercado won in a tight 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 match at the No. 5 spot. Valentina Gisbert grabbed the fifth point for ORU winning 6-2, 6-3 in the No. 6 position.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will compete in Hurricane Invite hosted by the University of Tulsa Sunday, January 21 at 9 a.m. at the Case Tennis Center.


The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 5, Grambling State 2

Doubles competition

1. Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Longwe, Burts (GSU) 2-6
2. Kuzminskaya, Antonijevic (ORU) def. Magunje, Muswere (GSU) 6-3
3. Gisbert, Mercado (ORU) lost to Popova, Galeano (GSU) 7-6 (7-4)

Singles competition

1. Antonijevic (ORU) lost to Popova (GSU) 7-5, 3-6, retired
2. Kadijevic (ORU) def. Magunje (GSU) 6-2, 6-0
3. Cornelius (ORU) def. Longwe (GSU) 6-1, 6-4
4. Vasiljevic (ORU) def. Muswere (GSU) 6-0, 6-2
5. Mercado (ORU) def. Galeano (GSU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
6. Gisbert (ORU) def. Burts (GSU) 6-2, 6-3


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