Petchey Clinches Win Over Wisconsin
DENVER – Myah Petchey fought back from an opening-set loss to deliver the clincher for Oregon in a 4-3 over Wisconsin Saturday.
How it Happened: Petchey battled back after dropping a tight opening set, evening up her match at the No. 2 spot by taking another close one in the second. She then cruised to a third-set victory to close out the deciding match with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 win. Uxia Martinez Moral put up the third point of the day for Oregon, winning another three-setter at the No. 4 spot, 6-3, 0-6, 6-3 to set up Petchey for the clincher.
Ares Teixido Garcia won two tightly contested sets to sweep her match at No. 3 singles, 7-5, 6-4 to make it 2-0, Oregon. Wisconsin put up the next two points to tie the match at two while Karin Young dropped a three-set match at No. 5 to tie things up at three.
The Ducks got off to a solid start, taking the doubles point for the second time this season to go up 1-0. Petchey and Allison Mulville took care of business at the No. 2 spot with a 6-3 win before Misaki Kobayashi and Ares Teixido Garcia delivered the clincher in a 6-4 victory at No. 3 doubles.
Oregon 4, Wisconsin 3
1. Xinyu Cai/Alina Mukhortova (WIS) def. Sophie Luescher/Uxia Martinez Moral (ORE), 6-2
2. Myah Petchey/Allison Mulville (ORE) def. Charmain Seah/Taylor Cataldi (WIS), 6-3
3. Misaki Kobayashi/Ares Teixido Garcia (ORE) def. Ariel Johnson/Ava Markham (WIS), 6-4
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3
1. No. 59 Xinyu Cai (WIS) def. Sophie Luescher (ORE), 6-3, 6-3
2. Myah Petchey (ORE) def. Ava Markham (WIS), 5-7, 6-4, 6-1
3. Ares Teixido Garcia (ORE) def. Alina Mukhortova (WIS), 7-5, 6-4
4. Uxia Martinez Moral (ORE) def. Charmain Seah (WIS), 6-3, 0-6, 6-3
5. Antonela Stoica (WIS) def. Karin Young (ORE), 1-6, 7-5, 6-3
6. Taylor Cataldi (WIS) def. Misaki Kobayashi (ORE), 7-5, 6-1
Order of finish: 3, 1, 6, 4, 5, 2
Up Next: Oregon will take on Denver on Sunday at 9 a.m. PT.