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EAST GREENSBORO  – The North Carolina A&T women’s tennis team fell to rival N.C. Central 6-1. The Aggies dropped to 0-10 and 0-1 in the MEAC while the Eagles improved to 3-7 overall and 1-0 in the MEAC.

A&T’s lone win came from freshman Marlene Estenssoro at the No. 4 singles position. She had a quick start taking the first set 6-3. The second set had to be decided by a tiebreaker after finishing in a 6-6 tie. Estenssoro’s opponent Sofia Miller took the set 7-5 leading to a super tiebreaker set to determine the winner. The two went toe-to-toe with Estenssoro coming out on top 11-9 to seal the victory.

Fabiana Ramirez battled it out at the No. 1 singles spot. She too would take the first set 6-2. She then came up short in the second and third sets losing 6-3, 7-5. Martinez was defeated 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles while Ellis fell 6-3, 6-4 at No. 6 singles.

The Eagles swept doubles giving them the doubles point.

N.C. Central 6, N.C. A&T 1
Mar 13, 2019 at Greensboro, N.C. 

Singles competition

1. CNOSSEN,Frida (NCCUW) def. RAMIREZ, Fabiana (NCATW) 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

2. BERGHAUS,Maru (NCCUW) def. MARTINEZ, Angelica (NCATW) 6-4, 6-2

3. GAINES,Hannah (NCCUW) def. RUIZ, Renata (NCATW) 6-0, 6-2

4. ESTENSSORO, Marlene (NCATW) def. MILLER,Sofia (NCCUW) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 11-9

5. SAKHAROVA,Polina (NCCUW) def. BRYANT, Brenna (NCATW) 6-1, 6-4

6. DRAGOVIC,Ivana (NCCUW) def. ELLIS, Kaya (NCATW) 6-3, 6-4


Doubles competition

1. CNOSSEN,Frida/GAINES,Hannah (NCCUW) def. RAMIREZ, Fabiana/MARTINEZ, Angelica (NCATW) 7-5

2. BERGHAUS,Maru/DRAGOVIC,Ivana (NCCUW) def. RUIZ, Renata/ESTENSSORO, Marlene (NCATW) 6-2

3. MILLER,Sofia/PENA,Emily (NCCUW) def. BRYANT, Brenna/ELLIS, Kaya (NCATW) 6-1


Match Notes

N.C. Central 3-7

N.C. A&T 0-10

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (3,5,6,2,4,1)