NCAA Womens Tennis

Women’s Tennis Downs No. 71 Michigan State

Michigan

UNVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State women’s tennis team downed No. 71 Michigan State, 4-1, on Friday.
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DOUBLES
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The Nittany Lions grabbed the first point by taking two doubles wins. Jordina Cegarra and Alina Lebedeva easily defeated Liisa Vehvilainen and Matilde Moraid, 6-1.
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Yvonne Zuffova and Sofiya Chekhlystova won their match against Ria Bhakta and Marley Lambert, 6-4.
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SINGLES
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To win the match for the Blue and White, Olivia Dorner, Sofiya Chekhlystova and Jordina Cegarra grabbed their singles matches.Β 
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Olivia Dorner quickly won her match versus Liisa Vehvilainen, 6-0, 6-0. On court 1, Sofiya Chekhlystova defeated Ayshe Can, 6-2, 6-2.
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To clinch the match, Jordina Cegarra won 7-6 (8-6), 6-1 against Issey Purser.
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UP NEXT
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The Nittany Lions will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich. to play No. 2 Michigan on Sunday, March 17 at 11 a.m.
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RESULTS
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Penn State 4, No. 71 Michigan State 1
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Doubles Results:
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  1. No. 38 Ayshe Can / Nicole Conrad (MSUW) def. Olivia Dorner / Karly Friedland (PSU) 6-0

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  1. Yvonne Zuffova / Sofiya Chekhlystova (PSU) def. Ria Bhakta / Marley Lambert (MSUW) 6-4

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  1. Jordina Cegarra / Alina Lebedeva (PSU) def. Liisa Vehvilainen / Matilde Moraid (MSUW) 6-1

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Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2
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Singles Results:
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  1. Sofiya Chekhlystova (PSU) def. Ayshe Can (MSUW) 6-2, 6-2

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  1. Matilde Morais (MSUW) vs. Yvonne Zuffova (PSU) 7-6 (7-4), 4-1, unfinished

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  1. Olivia Dorner (PSU) def. Liisa Vehvilainen (MSUW) 6-0, 6-0

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  1. Jordina Cegarra (PSU) def. Issey Purser (MSUW) 7-6 (8-6), 6-1

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  1. Ria Bhakta (MSUW)…

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