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    March 30, 2013
    No. 60 Hokies drop match at No. 7 Duke, 4-1
    Ivanovic earns team's lone point
    Durham, N.C.F
    (7) Duke 4
    (60) Virginia Tech1
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    DURHAM, N.C. – The No. 60 Virginia Tech women’s tennis team was unable to overcome the No. 7 Duke Blue Devils, falling 4-1 at the Ambler Tennis Stadium Saturday afternoon. Tea Ivanovic earned Tech’s only point of the day, claiming the No. 6 spot.

    Tech moves to 13-5 on the year, while Duke improved to 13-3 this season.

    Duke clinched the doubles point with ease, grabbing 8-1, 8-3 victories on courts two and one, respectively.

    The Blue Devils kept things going in singles play as Isel Martinez-Marcos was defeated, 6-0, 6-1, by No. 52 Ester Goldfeld in the No. 2 spot and Kelly Williford fell to Annie Mulholland, 6-0, 6-2 on Court 4.

    Ivanovic kept the Hokies alive when she claimed a 6-2, 6-2 win over Nicole Lipp in the No. 6 spot, but Duke sealed the victory with a 6-0, 6-4 win on Court 5, as No. 94 Marianne Jodoin defeated Carol Kahoun.

    The Hokies will return to action on Friday, April 5, returning home to host NC State at 2 p.m.

    Singles competition

    1. #19 Hanna Mar (DUKE) vs. Ilinca Stoica (VT) 6-0, 3-4, unfinished

    2. #52 Ester Goldfeld (DUKE) def. Isel Martinez-Marcos (VT) 6-0, 6-1

    3. #99 Mary Clayton (DUKE) vs. Raluca Mita (VT) 5-7, 3-1, unfinished

    4. Annie Mulholland (DUKE) def. Kelly Williford (VT) 6-0, 6-2

    5. #94 Marianne Jodoin (DUKE) def. Carol Kahoun (VT) 6-0, 6-4

    6. Tea Ivanovic (VT) def. Nicole Lipp (DUKE) 6-2, 6-2

    Order Finish: 2,4,6,5

    Doubles competition

    1. #57 Ester Goldfeld/Annie Mulholland (DUKE) def. Ilinca Stoica/Kelly Williford (VT) 8-3

    2. Hanna Mar/Mary Clayton (DUKE) def. Raluca Mita/Carol Kahoun (VT) 8-1

    3. Marianne Jodoin/Nicole Lipp (DUKE) vs. Isel Martinez-Marcos/Emily Lauten (VT) 3-5, unfinished

    Order Finish: 2, 1

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