NCAA Womens Tennis

UO Guts Out 4-1 Win at Arizona

ASU Invite

TUCSON, Ariz. – With all six singles matches going to three sets, No. 53 Oregon gutted out a 4-1 victory at No. 43 Arizona to begin its Pac-12 schedule Friday at LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
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Two of UO’s three singles victories came after dropping the first set. Sophie Luescher, playing at No. 1, and Jo-Yee Chan, on court six, each recovered from opening-set setbacks to clinch crucial singles points for the Ducks. Uxia Martinez Moral earned the fourth and final point after a second-set tiebreaker sent the No. 4 singles match to a decisive set.
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“I love the fight in this team,” said head coach Courtney Nagle. “Today was a battle on every court in singles and doubles. To get a road win in a tough environment like this is something to be proud of. We did a great job on every court of making it a battle, regardless of our individual situations. We were resilient and gritty all around. We are looking forward to a good recovery and another tough battle on Sunday (at Arizona State).”
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The Ducks (8-3, 1-0) began the day by claiming a hotly contested doubles point. After splitting on courts two and three, Luescher and Martinez Moral grinded out a 6-4 victory at No. 1 to hand UO a 1-0 lead.
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Chan and Ares Teixido Garcia’s 6-2 win on court two extended the pair’s winning streak to nine straight matches to begin the spring season. Luescher and Martinez Moral pushed their record to 6-3, all coming at the top spot in the…

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