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Nancy Bridges earned wins in doubles and at No. 1 singles as the Spartans fell at home to Richmond
Nancy Bridges earned wins in doubles and at No. 1 singles as the Spartans fell at home to Richmond
Courtesy: Photo Courtesy of Carlos Morales

Women's Tennis Falls at Home to Richmond, 4-1

UNCGSpartans.com 04-08-2018

GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s tennis team dropped a 4-1 contest to the Richmond Spiders Sunday afternoon at the UNCG Tennis Courts. UNCG falls to 3-14 on the season, while Richmond improves to 5-10.

The Spiders took the doubles point, taking matches at flights one and three. UNCG got a victory from the pair of Emily Ory and Nancy Bridges, 6-4 over Adrienne Haynes and Gaby Rosales, 6-4 at No. 2.

Bridges continued to be tough on the day as she earned a straight-set victory over Emily Dunbar at No. 1, 6-4, 6-1. Alice Taylor and Sophia Adams each split their first two sets at No. 2 and No. 3 before going unfinished after Richmond had earned the clinching point.

Singles competition

  1. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) def. Emily Dunbar (RICHMOND) 6-4, 6-1
  2. Alice Taylor (UNCG) vs. Kiana Marshall (RICHMOND) 6-3, 2-4, unfinished
  3. Sophia Adams (UNCG) vs. Dessi Zlateva (RICHMOND) 5-7, 3-3, unfinished
  4. Lea Owens (RICHMOND) def. Brianna Gomez (UNCG) 6-4, 6-3
  5. Gaby Rosales (RICHMOND) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-0, 7-5
  6. Adrienne Haynes (RICHMOND) def. Tayah Cross (UNCG) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles competition

  1. Kiana Marshall/Emily Dunbar (RICHMOND) def. Blaine Boaz/Alice Taylor (UNCG) 6-0
  2. Emily Ory/Nancy Bridges (UNCG) def. Adrienne Haynes/Gaby Rosales (RICHMOND) 6-4
  3. Lea Owens/Dessi Zlateva (RICHMOND) def. Corinne Blythe/Sophia Adams (UNCG) 6-3

Match Notes:

Richmond 5-10

UNCG Women's Tennis 3-14

The women’s tennis team is back in action Tuesday for a Southern Conference matchup with the Wofford Terriers in Spartanburg.

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