WT: Mavs fall to No. 67 North Texas 5-2

Giada D'ortona played tough doubles against North Texas

April 9, 2012

DENTON, Texas - The women fell to No. 67 North Texas 5-2 Monday afternoon in Denton.

UT Arlington played tough doubles, but fell just shy at the No. 3 positions. Giada D'ortona and Natalia Mayuk, playing at the No. 2 position were able to defeat their UNT opponent, but the Mavericks lost the doubles point.

Mayuk continued to play well defeating Valentina Starkova 6-4, 6-4 at the No. 3 singles spot.

With this loss the Mavericks fall to 12-8 overall, but maintain their Southland Conference record of 7-2 and rest at third place in the standings.

The women have a few days to regroup before hosting Sam Houston State Saturday at 11 a.m. at the UTA Tennis Center.


#67 North Texas 5, UT Arlington 2


Singles competition

1. Maria Martinez-Romer (UTA) def. Kseniya Bardabush (NT) 6-0, 6-1

2. Nadia Lee (NT) def. Verena Scott (UTA) 6-3, 6-2

3. Natalia Mayuk (UTA) def. Valentina Starkova (NT) 6-4, 6-4

4. Ilona Serchenko (NT) def. Giada D'ortona (UTA) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1

5. Paula Dinuta (NT) def. Nikola Matovicova (UTA) 7-6, 6-4

6. Barbora Vykydalova (NT) def. Christine Foote (UTA) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Nadia Lee/Barbora Vykydalova (NT) def. Maria Martinez-Romer/Nikola Matovicova (UTA) 8-6



2. Giada D'ortona/Natalia Mayuk (UTA) def. Valentina Starkova/Kseniya Bardabush (NT) 9-7

3. Paula Dinuta/Irina Paraschiv (NT) def. Verena Scott/Christine Foote (UTA) 8-4


Match Notes:

UT Arlington 12-8

North Texas 13-6; National ranking #67

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


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