Women's Tennis Falls to Winthrop, 6-1

Karolina Chernaya
(Bennett Scarborough photo)
Karolina Chernaya (Bennett Scarborough photo)

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Campbell snapped a three-match win streak on Tuesday afternoon at the Nisbet Tennis Center by dropping a 6-1 decision to first-place Winthrop.

Junior Karolina Chernaya (Tashkent, Uzbekistan) notched the lone singles victory for Campbell (7-11, 5-3 Big South) with a 10-7 triumph in the super tiebreaker at No. 1. Chernaya won the first set, 6-2, before a 7-5 setback in the second.

Winthrop (10-9, 5-0 Big South) started off by securing the doubles' point by a 2-1 margin. Chernaya and partner sophomore Tamara Stanic (Budva, Montenegro) registered an 8-5 victory at No. 1.

The Eagles tallied five singles victories to clinch the 6-1 victory.

Campbell resumes action on Saturday at Presbyterian with the first serve slated for 10 a.m. The Camels finish up the 2013 regular season at home on Monday against South Carolina State at 2 p.m.

Winthrop 6, Campbell 1
Apr 02, 2013 at Buies Creek, N.C.
(Nisbet Tennis Center)

Winthrop 6, Campbell 1

 Singles competition
1. Karolina Chernaya (CAM) def. Andressa Garcia (WU) 6-2, 5-7, 1-0 (10-7)
2. Alice Garcia (WU) def. Tamara Stanic (CAM) 7-5, 6-4
3. Giovanna Portioli (WU) def. Ana Maria Ortiz (CAM) 6-4, 6-1
4. Caitlin Cridland (WU) def. Natasha Afridi (CAM) 6-2, 6-4
5. Ekin Gunaysu (WU) def. Ewa Telenga (CAM) 6-2, 6-0
6. Tijana Uzelac (WU) def. Lourdes Ros (CAM) 6-2, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Karolina Chernaya/Tamara Stanic (CAM) def. Yasmine Alkema/Andressa Garcia (WU) 8-5
2. Alice Garcia/Giovanna Portioli (WU) def. Ana Maria Ortiz/Natasha Afridi (CAM) 8-4
3. Ekin Gunaysu/Caitlin Cridland (WU) def. Ewa Telenga/Lourdes Ros (CAM) 8-0

Match Notes:
Winthrop 10-9, 5-0 Big South
Campbell 7-11, 5-3 Big South
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,5,3,4,2,1)