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No. 2 Duke Tops Georgia Tech, 6-1, in Women's Tennis

ATLANTA — The No. 2 Duke Blue Devils defeated Georgia Tech, 6-1, in Atlantic Coast Conference women’s tennis action Saturday afternoon at Bill Moore Tennis Center.

Tech senior Bobbi Guthrie and sophomore Mysti Morris defeated the nation’s fourth-ranked doubles team of Amanda Johnson and Megan Miller, 8-3, at No. 1 doubles, but Duke won at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions to claim the doubles point. Yellow Jacket junior Laura Ozolins and sophomore Jaime Wong held a 6-3 advantage at No. 2 doubles, but Duke’s Ansley Cargill and Kathy Sell, ranked No. 31 in the nation, battled back and claimed a 9-8 (4) decision and the first point of the day.

Ozoliins earned the Yellow Jackets’ only point, defeating Prim Siripipat, 6-4, 6-1, at No. 6 singles. With three players ranked in the top 20 and four in the top 50, Duke rolled through singles. Wong was the only Yellow Jacket to go to three sets, falling to No. 49 Miller, 7-5, 3-6, 2-6, at No. 3 singles.

Georgia Tech fell to 11-9 overall and 4-3 in the ACC while Duke improved to 20-1 overall and 7-0 in the conference. The Yellow Jackets conclude regular-season play Sunday at noon when they host North Carolina at Bill Moore Tennis Center.

Duke 6, Georgia Tech 1

Singles:
1. #2 Ansley Cargill (DU) def. Debbie Reynolds (GT) 6-1, 6-3
2. #19 Amanda Johnson (DU) def. Mysti Morris (GT) 6-4, 7-5
3. #49 Megan Miller (DU) def. Jaime Wong (GT) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2
4. #16 Kathy Sell (DU) def. Bobbi Guthrie (GT) 6-2, 7-5
5. Katie Granson (DU) def. Mason Miller (GT) 6-0, 6-4
6. Laura Ozolins (GT) def. Prim Siripipat (DU) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles: Duke wins point
1. Guthrie/Morris (GT) def. #4 Johnson/Miller (DU) 8-3
2. # 31 Cargill/Sell (DU) def. Ozolins/Wong (GT) 9-8 (4)
3. Hillary Adams/Granson (DU) def. Koon/M. Miller (GT) 8-4

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