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Aces Women's Tennis Wraps up Day in Cincinnati


A perfect showing in flight two doubles by Diana Tkachenko and Daria Penstova highlighted the final day of the Greater Cincinnati Invitational at Lindner Family Tennis Center.

The duo started the day with a win over NKU’s Culbertson and Watton by a final of 7-5.  In the finals, they hung on for a 7-6 victory to take the crown.  Flight one doubles saw Chieko Yamada and Theodora Soldatou fall to Eastern Kentucky’s Viktorija Demcenkova and Kristina Lagoda.

Main draw singles saw the Aces go 1-1.  Marie Kepelevich picked up the win at flight four, defeating Kelly Pleiman of Dayton, 6-1, 6-4, but fell in the finals Rakasha Bode of St. Francis, 7-5, 4-6, 1-0.  Daria Pentsova was victorious in flight two on Friday, but on Saturday, she fell to EKU’s Lagoda, 7-5, 6-4, 1-0 (7).

In the third flight, Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga fell in her matchup to the Colonel’s Dwinta, 6-2, 6-2. 

Consolation singles saw the Purple Aces go 3-0 as Diana Tkachenko, Nicoli Pereira and Leah Helpingstine each won at their respective flights.

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