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UVa Women's Tennis Rebounds In NTI Championships With 4-1 Win Over Georgia Tech

February 11, 2012

The ninth-ranked Virginia women's tennis team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 4-1 win over No. 13 Georgia Tech in a consolation match of the 2012 ITA National Team Indoor Championships on Saturday night at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.

The Cavaliers opened the match by winning the doubles point. Emily Fraser and Li Xi gave Virginia the early advantage with an 8-3 win at No. 1 over Jillian O’Neill and Alex Anghelescu.

Erin Vierra and Hana Tomljanovic clinched the point with an 8-5 win at No. 2 over Lynn Blau and Elizabeth Kilborn.

Virginia doubled its lead early in singles as Tomljanovic topped Jasmine Minor 6-2, 6-4 at the No. 4 spot. Georgia Tech cut the lead in half, to 2-1, as O’Neill defeated Fraser 7-6(4), 6-3 at the No. 1 position.

Xi added a 7-6(2), 6-4 win over Christina Ngo at No. 3 to make the score 3-1 before Lindsey Hardenbergh sealed the victory with her three-set win at No. 2 over Kilborn.

The Cavaliers improved to 6-1 on the season with the victory. Virginia will conclude play at the tournament on Sunday with another consolation draw match. The Cavaliers will meet No. 5 Baylor at 6:30 p.m.

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