Women's Tennis 13-2 After a 6-1 Over Davidson
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Freshman Natsuko Takayanagi took her team-best 19th singles match...
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Charlotte women's tennis captured its sixth win in seven matches with a 6-1 home victory over cross-county rival Davidson at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex Tuesday afternoon. Charlotte improves to 13-2 on the season with the Wildcats slipping to 3-12. The win improves the 49ers home mark to 9-0.

Charlotte swept the doubles for the seventh time this season. Charlotte's number-one pairing of senior Andrea Rivera (Lima, Peru) junior Alexandra Zinn (Trelleborg, Sweden) took an 8-3 victory for their 14th win together this season.

Junior Anna Ekelund (Lomma, Sweden) and freshman Lisa Grosselius (Molndal, Sweden) improved to a team-best 16-1 at number two with an 8-1 victory.

Sophomore Dominica Nemec (Calgary, Canada) and freshman Natsuko Takayanagi (Fukui, Japan) improved to 12-8 with an 8-5 win at number three.

In singles, Charlotte took singles matches at spots two through six in straight sets before Davidson captured its lone point with a three-set win at number one.

Takayanagi improved to 19-4, with an 11-2 mark at the number-three position in the lineup with her victory. Junior Iveta Guneva stayed in second on the squad with a 14th singles victory for the season and her ninth win at number six.

The 49ers continue the five-match home stand with a Saturday morning match against East Carolina at 10 a.m.

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