|Women's Tennis Improves to 9-1 After 5-2 Road Win|
Charlotte women's tennis grabbed wins in five of the six singles matches Thursday to take a road victory, 5-2 at Wofford at the Reeves Tennis Center. The 49ers have put together a two-match win streak, and improve to 9-1, 1-0 in the A-10 on the season.
The 49ers claimed victory at singles spots two through five to capture the team win.
Rivera has won four singles matches in a row, while Takayanagi has vaulted to a team-high 15 singles wins, including 9-1 in dual matches. Guneva's victory got her to 10 singles wins.
Freshman Lisa Grosselius (Molndal, Sweden) and junior Anna Ekelund (Lomma, Sweden) both needed a third set to win, Ekelund's match going all the way to a third-set tiebreaker.
Grosselius is at eight singles victories, while Ekelund stands at nine, both with seven singles wins in dual matches.
Charlotte's newly-nationally-ranked doubles pair of Rivera and junior Alexandra Zinn (Trelleborg, Sweden) did not win, falling 8-5 at number one. The pair, which was ranked No. 48 to grab the 49ers first doubles ranking, is now 10-2 this season.
Charlotte's only doubles win came at number two, as Grosselius and Ekelund took an 8-5 victory. They have won three straight in doubles, and have posted a 10-1 record. Charlotte is 20-5 in doubles play during dual matches.
The 49ers will play the second of four conference matches on Saturday, traveling to Blacksburg, Va. for a neutral-site match versus A-10 foe St. Bonaventure, beginning at 4 p.m.