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LBSU Wins Sixth Straight Match with 4-3 Victory over Wake Forest
Karolina Rozenberg won both her matches on Saturday helping LBSU win its sixth consecutive match

Karolina Rozenberg won both her matches on Saturday helping LBSU win its sixth consecutive match

Feb. 24, 2013

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -

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No. 46 Long Beach State made it six straight victories with its 4-3 win over Wake Forest Saturday morning. The 49ers (8-1) fought off an early 1-0 deficit in doubles play to score three straight points against the Demon Deacons (1-5). Ebba Unden and Karolina Rozenberg won the lone doubles match for LBSU, defeating Xue Zhang/Andrea Retolaza 9-8 (8-6) at the No. 2 spot. Klaudia Malenovska and Sarah Cantlay fell to Kathryn Talbert and Kasey Gardiner 8-4 at the No. 1 spot as Hazuki Onaga and Anne-Sophie Willems fell 9-7 to Brigita Bercyte and Karen Forman, giving Wake Forest the first point of the match.

In singles play, Karolina Rozenberg tied the match at one all with her 6-4, 6-0 win over Karen Forman. Sarah Cantlay then picked up another win at the No. 3 spot, defeating Andrea Retolaza 6-3, 6-2. Ebba Unden was then able to gain the 7-6 (8-6), 7-5 victory over Kasey Gardiner. Wake Forest pulled the match within a point (3-2) when Xue Zhang came back to win 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 over Eva Rodriguez, but the 49ers sealed the victory when Anne-Sophie Willems defeated Brigita Bercyte 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-2). The Demon Deacons won their final point at the No. 1 spot as Kathryn Talbert won 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 over Klaudia Malenovska.

Long Beach State will finish out its North Carolina road trip tomorrow at No. 73 North Carolina State. The match, originally scheduled for 7 a.m. PT, has been moved up a half hour and will start at 6:30 a.m. PT. Live scoring for the match can be found at http://www.gopack.com/livestats/m-tennis/xlive.htm.

Doubles:

1. Kathryn Talbert/Kasey Gardiner (WF) def. Klaudia Malenovska/Sarah Cantlay (LBSU) 8-4

2. Ebba Unden/Karolina Rozenberg (LBSU) def. Xue Zhang/Andrea Retolaza (WF) 9-8 (8-6)

3. Brigita Bercyte/Karen Forman (WF) def. Hazuki Onaga/Anne-Sophie Willems (LBSU) 9-7

Singles:

1. Kathryn Talbert (WF) def. Klaudia Malenovska (LBSU) 7-5, 5-7, 6-4

2. Ebba Unden (LBSU) def. Kasey Gardiner (WF) 7-6 (8-6), 7-5

3. Sarah Cantlay (LBSU) def. Andrea Retolaza (WF) 6-3, 6-2

4. Xue Zhang (WF) def. Eva Rodriguez (LBSU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3

5. Karolina Rozenberg (LBSU) def. Karen Forman (WF) 6-4, 6-0

6. Anne-Sophie Willems (LBSU) def. Brigita Bercyte (WF) 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-2)


 

 

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