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Badgers drop road duel at No. 60 Michigan State


Final Stats

Tripolskaya

April 12, 2014

MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin women's tennis team were bested by No. 60 Michigan State on the road Saturday afternoon, 6-1. The Badgers now have a 7-9 record with a 2-6 mark in the Big Ten Conference.

The Spartans jumped out to a quick lead winning the doubles point.

In No. 2 doubles, Nova Patel and Anastasia Tripolskaya fell short, 8-3, to Julianne Gruber and Emily Meyers.

Lauren Chypyha and Lauren Burich then fell to the No. 57th-ranked doubles team of Marina Bohrer and Erin Faulkner in No. 1 doubles, 8-2.

The match at No. 3 doubles went unfinished with the Spartans, Catherine Parenteau and Athena Trouillot, leading the Badgers, Becca Bailey and Sydney Rider, 7-3.

Wisconsin's only point came from No. 3 singles where Tripolskaya dropped the first set, 6-3, but fought back to take the second set, 6-4, against Catherine Parenteau. Tripolskaya then went to win the third set, 1-0.

In No. 6 singles, Bailey fell to Athena Trouillot who added to the Spartans lead winning, 6-0, 6-1.

Shortly after, Burich was defeated by Erin Faulkner with a 6-2, 6-1 win in No. 2 singles.

Michigan State clinched the victory when Chypyha fell to No. 120th-ranked Marina Bohrer who earned the Spartans fourth point with a 6-1, 6-3 win in No. 1 singles.

At No. 4 singles, Patel fell to Emily Meyers, 6-2, 6-4. Rider also fell, 6-2, 6-4, to Olga Chernova in No. 5 singles.

The Badgers continue competition as they travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., to take on No. 14 Michigan at noon (CT) on Sunday.

FINAL RESULTS

SINGLES
1. Marina Bohrer (MSU) def. Lauren Chypyha (WIS) - 6-1, 6-3
2. Erin Faulkner (MSU) def. Lauren Burich (WIS) - 6-2, 6-1
3. Anastasia Tripolskaya (WIS) def. Catherine Parenteau (MSU)  - 3-6, 6-4, 1-0
4. Emily Meyers (MSU) def. Nova Patel (WIS) - 6-2, 6-4
5. Olga Chernova (MSU) def. Sydney Rider (WIS) - 6-2, 6-4
6. Athena Trouillot (MSU) def. Becca Bailey (WIS) - 6-0, 6-1
Order of Finish: (6, 2, 1, 4, 5, 3)

DOUBLES
1. Marina Bohrer/Erin Faulkner (MSU) def. Lauren Chypyha / Lauren Burich (WIS) - 8-2
2. Julianne Gruber/Emily Meyers (MSU) def. Nova Patel / Anastasia Tripolskaya (WIS) - 8-3
3. Becca Bailey / Sydney Rider (WIS) def. Catherine Parenteau/Athena Trouillot (MSU) - unfinished
Order of Finish: (2, 1)

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