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No. 37 ODU Hands JMU First Loss of the Season in 6-1 Win in Harrisonburg

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Keith Lucas

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The No. 37 nationally ranked Old Dominion women's tennis team (5-4) gave James Madison (3-1) its first loss of the season by a 6-1 score on Friday afternoon at the Hillside Courts. The Tennis Monarchs have won three matches in a row, while outscoring their opponents 18-3. Four of ODU's five singles victories came in straight sets on Friday.
Yulia Starodubtseva/Alesya Yakubovich (6-1) and Holly Hutchinson/Tatsiana Sasnouskaya (6-2) picked up doubles wins for Old Dominion.
Holly Hutchinson (6-0, 6-1), Yulia Starodubtseva (6-2, 6-4), Tatsiana Sasnouskaya (6-2, 6-4), Alesya Yakubovich (6-3, 7-5) and Shahar Biran (6-2, 3-6, 6-2) claimed victories in singles for ODU.
Old Dominion, who has won four of its last five matches, will be right back in action tomorrow, Saturday, March 13, when the Tennis Monarchs travel to Richmond, Va. for a 1 p.m. match against VCU.
The latest edition of the Dominic Manilla Coach's Show was released earlier this week, as coach Manilla and Ted Alexander talk all things Old Dominion women's tennis. To watch the newest edition of Dominic Manilla Coach's Show, please CLICK HERE.
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Tennis Match Results
Old Dominion vs James Madison
3/10/2021 at Harrisonburg, Va.
(Hillside Courts)
#37 Old Dominion 6, James Madison 1
Singles competition
1. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) def. Daria Afanasyeva (JMU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Jona Roka (JMU) 6-2, 6-4
3. Tatsiana Sasnouskaya (ODU) def. Kylie Moulin (JMU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) def. Alexis Franco (JMU) 6-3, 7-5
5. Daniela Voloh (JMU) def. Brooke Pilkington (ODU) 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5)
6. Shahar Biran (ODU) def. Amanda Nord (JMU) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Yulia Starodubtseva/Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) def. Natalia Nikolopoulou/Alexis Franco (JMU) 6-1
2. Holly Hutchinson/Tatsiana Sasnouskaya (ODU) def. Daria Afanasyeva/Jona Roka (JMU) 6-2
3. Daniela Voloh/Kylie Moulin (JMU) vs. Brooke Pilkington/Alexandra Viktorovich (ODU) 3-3, unfinished
Match Notes:
Old Dominion 5-4; National ranking #37
James Madison 3-1
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2)
Singles (1,3,2,4,6,5)
Official: Paula Williams