Jones Nets Another Big Win For Rebels Junior Knocks Off Second Ranked Opponent
Sept. 21, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – For the second day in a row, Ole Miss women’s tennis junior Julia Jones knocked off a top-50 ranked opponent to advance to the finals of the A Draw at the Country Club of Little Rock Invitational Saturday.
On Friday, Jones downed 47th-ranked Hermone Brhane of Oklahoma in straight sets. Saturday, Jones took out Arkansas’ No. 1 player, Yang Pang, who is ranked No. 43 in the nation. Jones blanked Pang in the first set and then needed just one break in the second for the 6-0, 6-3 win. At 5-1 on the year, Jones will face Skylar Kuykendal of Memphis in the final Sunday.
In the C Draw semifinals, sophomore Allie Robbins fell to Lynn Kiro of Texas Tech 6-0, 6-2.
In consolation singles, senior Caroline Rohde-Moe and sophomore Marija Milutinovic picked up wins. Rohde-Moe didn’t have to play long to get one, as her opponent, 61st-ranked Texas Tech’s Samantha Adams retired after losing the first game. Milutinovic defeated Oklahoma’s Whitney Wofford 6-4, 6-4.
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