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Troy women’s tennis wins second straight close match

The women’s tennis team finished its spring break trip with a second straight 4-3 win, this one over Boston University on a neutral court in Boca Raton, Fla.
– The women’s tennis team finished its spring break trip with a second straight 4-3 win, this one over Boston University on a neutral court in Boca Raton, Fla.

Troy (7-6) was coming off of a 4-3 win over Florida Atlantic on Tuesday and now has over a week off before its next match. Doubles play was the key on Thursday as the two sides split the six singles matches.

Anja Cosovic and Trang Huynh turned in a gutsy effort to clinch the doubles point for Troy. The pair was down 6-2 at No. 1, but fought back to win an 8-7 (2) clinching win. The duo has now won eight straight doubles matches, and had to fight of three match points to extend the streak.

The Trojans and BU (6-6) split the singles matched with Troy win the top three flights and the Terriers winning the bottom three. BU actually took a 2-1 lead with wins at No. 4 and No. 5, but the Trojans won three straight to clinch the match.

Cosovic picked up the first singles win, taking a 6-2, 6-3 victory at No. 3, moving the sophomore to 10-2 in singles play this season.

Lyubov Dorofeeva next won for Troy at No. 2, taking a 6-1, 6-4 victory. Huynh clinch the win for the Trojans with a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 1. Full results are below.

The Trojans return to the court on Friday, March 21, when they host Alabama State at the Lunsford Tennis Complex.

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Troy 4, Boston University 3
Mar 13, 2014 at Boca Raton, Fla.

Singles competition
1. Trang Huynh (TROY) def. Johanna Hyoty (BU) 6-3, 6-4
2. Lyubov Dorofeeva (TROY) def. Lauren Davis (BU) 6-1, 6-4
3. Anja Cosovic (TROY) def. L. Athanasiadis (BU) 6-2, 6-3
4. Barbara Rodriquez (BU) def. Monica Gonzalez (TROY) 6-1, 6-0
5. Sami Lieb (BU) def. Margot De Haan (TROY) 6-4, 6-3
6. Kim McCallum (BU) def. Brooke Durden (TROY) 6-4, 7-6

Doubles competition
1. Anja Cosovic/Trang Huynh (TROY) def. Lauren Davis/Barbara Rodriquez (BU) 8-7 (7-2)
2. Johanna Hyoty/L. Athanasiadis (BU) def. Monica Gonzalez/Margot De Haan (TROY) 8-1
3. Lyubov Dorofeeva/Brooke Durden (TROY) def. Kim McCallum/Madison Craft (BU) 8-6

Match Notes
Boston University 6-6
Troy 7-6
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (4,5,3,2,1,6)

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