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#13 UVa Women's Tennis Upsets #1 Duke 5-2

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Maci Epstein won 6-1, 6-3 at #5 singles Maci Epstein won 6-1, 6-3 at #5 singles

The #13 Virginia women's tennis team upset #1 Duke 5-2 Friday at the Boar's Head Sports Club.

The win is the second victory against a top-ranked opponent in program history.

UVa beat #1 North Carolina last season.

The Wahoos lost the doubles point against the Blue Devils Friday, but rallied for five singles wins.

Julia Elbaba clinched the victory with a 7-5, 7-5 win in #1 singles.

Virginia returns to action Sunday at Boston College.

 

#13 Virginia 5, #1 Duke 2
 

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Boar's Head Sports Club

Doubles

1. #6 Capra/Mar (DU) def. #3 Elbaba/Pierson (UVa) 8-6
2. Goldfeld/Smith (DU) def. Nauta/Epstein (UVa) 8-7(4)
3. Mullholland/Scholl (DU) vs. Collins/Faure (UVa) 6-4, DNF

Order of Finish: 1,2*

Singles
1. #4 Julia Elbaba (UVa) def. #3 Beatrice Capra (DU) 7-5, 7-5
2. #53 Danielle Collins (UVa) def. Chalena Scholl (DU) 6-2, 6-4
3. #20 Ester Goldfeld (DU) def. #39 Rachel Pierson (UVa) 6-3, 0-6, 6-2
4. #107 Stephanie Nauta (UVa) def. #42 Hanna Mar (DU) 7-5, 6-4
5. Maci Epstein (UVa) def. Rachel Kahan (DU) 6-1, 6-3
6. Marie Faure (UVa) def. #115 Marianne Jodoin (DU) 7-5, 4-6, 6-3

Order of Finish: 5,2,4,3,1*,6

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