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W. Tennis Duo to Play in Doubles Finals Today

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 09/14/2013
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CARY, N.C. – Day two of the Duke Fab Four gets underway on Saturday with doubles beginning at 9 a.m. and singles at 11:30 a.m.

No. 27 in the doubles rankings, Monique Albuquerque and Clementina Riobueno start their morning off in the white doubles finals against William & Mary’s Maria Belaya and Jeltje Loomans. Belaya and Loomans beat Oklahoma State’s Kanyapat Narattana and  Carla Tur Mari in the opening round and Texas A&M’s Rutuja Bhosale and Ines Deheza by a score of 8-7 in the semifinals.

In the consolation third place doubles match of the blue bracket, 52nd-ranked doubles team Kelsey Laurente and Stephanie Wagner will play also play against a doubles pair from William & Mary, Leeza Nemchinov and Nabila Farah.

No. 52 Wagner, who cruised through her round of 16 match yesterday, will begin today’s singles quarterfinals againat Belaya of William & Mary. Belaya, ranked No. 99 in the country, handled Furman’s Katherine Oudin fairly easily yesterday to advance in the winner’s bracket.

Laurente, ranked No. 54, opens up play today against Ratnika Batra of Texas. Yesterday, Batra edged out Oklahoma State’s Megan McCray in a close three-set match to advance to today’s match against Laurente.

Leading off the consolation singles quarterfinals, No. 69 Riobueno will play No. 108 Anna Mamalat of Texas A&M. Mamalot was narrowly beaten by Florida’s Belinda Woolcock in a three-set match in the round of 16.

After being matched up against All-American Breaunna Addison in the round of 16, Albuquerque will look to rebound against Furman’s Blair Martin. Martin was beaten by William & Mary’s Nemchinov yesterday in a long three-set match (5-7, 7-6, 6-3). 

For the most up-to-date information on the tournament, visit HurricaneSports.com. 

Schedule
 
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Saturday, January 17
Women's Tennis vs. Miami Spring Invite
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Sunday, January 18
Women's Tennis vs. Miami Spring Invite
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All Day
Friday, January 23
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Saturday, January 24
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Sunday, January 25
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Friday, February 06
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Saturday, February 07
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Sunday, February 08
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Monday, February 09
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
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All Day
Friday, February 20
Women's Tennis vs. FGCU
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4:00 PM
Friday, February 27
Women's Tennis vs. Wake Forest
Coral Gables, Fla.
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Sunday, March 01
Women's Tennis vs. Clemson
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Friday, March 06
Women's Tennis at Syracuse
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3:00 PM
Sunday, March 08
Women's Tennis at Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
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