#51 Lady Monarchs Win Over Texas-Arlington, 6-1

February 06, 2010
By ODU Athletics

Feb. 6, 2010

NORFOLK, Va. -- The 51st ranked Lady Monarchs improved to 6-2 with a 6-1 victory over the Mavericks from Texas-Arlington today. Old Dominion won all three doubles matches and nearly swept the singles matches as well, dropping only No. 6 singles in a third set tiebreaker.

No. 21 Nadine Fahoum continued her stellar play this season, scoring a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Katarina Mlcochava at No. 1 singles, while pairing with Joanna Dobrowolska for the 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles as well. Dobrowolska added a straight set victory of her own at No. 2 singles for the Lady Monarchs.

Irina Dementyeva won a No. 3 singles, despite not winning a game in the second set, she bounced back for a 10-8 win in the third set tiebreaker. The Lady Monarch rookies stepped up at No. 4 and 5 singles, as Diana Ivanova and Juliana Pires won in straight sets, respectively.

Pires teamed with Marija Citic for the win at No. 2 doubles, while Dementyeva and Ivanova took the final point in a 9-8 (7-5) tiebreak.

The Lady Monarchs return to action tomorrow as they host Winthrop at 10:00 a.m.


1. Fahoum/Dobrowolska (ODU) def. Jagosova/Negreanu (UTA); 8-5
2. Pires/Citic (ODU) def. Mlcochava/Hadvigerova (UTA); 8-6
3. Dementyeva/Ivanova (ODU) def. Martinez-Romero/Matovicova (UTA); 9-8 (7-5)

1. #21 Nadine Fahoum (ODU) def. Katarina Mlcochava (UTA); 6-1, 6-1
2. Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU) def. Klara Jagosova (UTA); 6-1, 6-2
3. Irina Dementyeva (ODU) def. Monika Hadvigerova (UTA); 6-3, 0-6, 10-8
4. Diana Ivanova (ODU) def. Maria Martinez-Romero (UTA); 6-4, 6-2
5. Juliana Pires (ODU) def. Daiana Negreanu (UTA); 6-3, 6-3
6. Nikola Matovicova (UTA) def. Marija Citic (ODU); 6-4, 3-6, 10-8

FINAL SCORE: #51 Old Dominion 6, UT-Arlington 1

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