Women's Tennis Wins Fourth Straight

Sophomore Zlatka Petrova tallied wins in doubles and singles competition on Sunday.
Sophomore Zlatka Petrova tallied wins in doubles and singles competition on Sunday.

Feb. 22, 2010


PERRYSBURG, Ohio - The UIC women’s tennis team won their fourth straight match on Sunday, defeating Bowling Green 6-1 at the Perrysburg Tennis Center.

In doubles play, Zlatka Petrova and Elena Antakova helped the Flames earned the point, winning their match against Katia Babina and Jade Johnson 8-5.

Ilinca Cristescu and Amy Jellish were also victorious in their doubles match, taking the match 8-6.

The Flames won five of their six singles matches.

Mariya Kovaleva recorded another singles win for the Flames, handling Christine Chiricosta in two sets 6-1, 6-1. The win gives Kovaleva six on the season.

Kristen McPhillips defeated Maddy Eccleston in two sets, McPhillips sweep the first set 6-0 and took the second set 6-4.

Petrova, Antakova, Cristescu, and Jellish rounded the day out for UIC, earning points in their singles matches.

The Flames will travel to El Paso, Texas to take on UTEP Quad on Friday March 5 at 1 p.m.

1 - Mariya Kovaleva (UIC) def. Christine Chiricosta 6-1, 6-1
2 - Ilinca Cristescu (UIC) def. Katia Babina 7-5, 6-0
3 - Zlatka Petrova (UIC) def. Samantha Kintzel 7-5, 6-0
4 - Kristen McPhillips (UIC) def. Maddy Eccleston 6-0, 6-4
5 - Jessica Easdale (BGSU) def. Elena Antakova 7-5, 6-1
6 - Amy Jellish (UIC) def. Katie Grubb 6-2, 6-1
Ex - Jenna Reisch (UIC) def. Mary-Catherine Beck 8-4



1 - Chiricosta/Eccleston (BGSU) def. Kovaleva/McPhillips 8-5
2 - Petrova/Antakova (UIC) def. Babina/Jade Johnson 8-5
3 - Cristecsu/Jellish (UIC) def. Kintzel/Grubb 8-6

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