No. 21 Wake Forest Upends No. 12 Auburn at ITA National Indoors
Feb. 11, 2018

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By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeWTennis)

MADISON, Wis. - The No. 21 Wake Forest women's tennis team took down No. 12 Auburn, 4-1, on Sunday night in the consolation draw of the ITA National Women's Tennis Team Indoor Championship in Madison.

The Demon Deacons (6-1) won two doubles matches in convincing fashion and took three out of four singles matches to earn the victory over the Tigers (7-3).

The win is the team's third this season over a top-20 opponent.

Wake Forest opened the match in strong fashion with two convincing doubles wins to take a 1-0 lead into singles play. At the No. 3 spot, Alexis Franco and Mary Caroline Meredith did not drop a game while Emma Davis and Chandler Carter clinched the point with a 6-2 win at No. 2.

The Demon Deacons continued their solid play in singles competition. Joanna Zalewski won, 6-4, 6-1 at No. 5 to put the first singles point on the board for Wake Forest. Then, Emma Davis outlasted No. 49 Jaeda Daniel, 6-4, 6-1 to put the Deacs within one point of winning the match.

Auburn added a point with a win at No. 6, but the Deacs clinched the match moments later when Eliza Omirou took down No. 86 Taylor Russo, 6-4, 0-6, 6-0.

Up next, the Deacs begin ACC play next Sunday, Feb. 11 with an 11 a.m. match at Clemson.

Doubles Results:
1. Jaeda Daniel / Alizee Michaud (AUB) vs. No. 34 Eliza Omirou / Anna Ulyashchenko (WF) 5-2, unfinished
2. No. 22 Emma Davis / Chandler Carter (WF) def. Taylor Russo / Madeline Meredith (AUB) 6-2
3. Alexis Franco / Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) def. Georgie Axon / Alannah Griffin (AUB) 6-0

Singles Results:
1. No. 77 Emma Davis (WF) def. No. 49 Jaeda Daniel (AUB) 6-4, 6-1
2. No. 80 Eliza Omirou (WF) def. No. 86 Taylor Russo (AUB) 6-4, 0-6, 6-0
3. Chandler Carter (WF) vs. Alizee Michaud (AUB) 4-6, 0-1, unfinished
4. Anna Ulyashchenko (WF) vs. Madeline Meredith (AUB) 6-4, 3-6, 0-3, unfinished
5. Joanna Zalewski (WF) def. Caroline Turner (AUB) 6-4, 6-1
6. Andie Dikosavljevic (AUB) def. Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3


 

 

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