Razorbacks To Compete For Regional Doubles Title
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Arkansas women’s tennis duo of Yuliya Lysa and Shannon Hudson downed Oklahoma State’s Viktoriya Lushkova and Carla Tur Mari, 8-6 in the semifinals of the doubles draw at the ITA Central Regional Championship Sunday.
The No. 11-ranked Razorback tandem will compete for the doubles championship and a bid into the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships on Nov. 6-9 in Flushing Meadows, New York. Match time is slated for 10 a.m.
In the singles quarterfinals, Lysa fought hard but was held off by Tulsa’s Saana Saarteinen, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6.
“I’m very proud of the way Yuliya competed today especially toward the end of a long tournament,” head coach Michael Hegarty said. “We look forward to competing tomorrow for a regional title.”
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ITA Central Regional Championships
Michael and Anne Greenwood Tennis Center
October 18, 2015
Doubles – Semifinals
Lysa/Hudson (Arkansas) def. Lushkova and Tur Mari (Oklahoma State) 8-6
Singles – Quarterfinals
Saana Saarteinen (Tulsa) def. Lysa (Arkansas) 3-6, 7-6, 7-6.