Harrisonburg, Va. – The James Madison Dukes stopped the Elon University women’s tennis team on April 9 after a four-match winning streak, as the Phoenix lost 6-1.
James Madison won two of the three doubles matches to take the doubles point. Junior Sibel Tanik and sophomore Lizette Reding won 6-4 in the number one position, but Elon lost the other two matches by a score of 6-3.
Elon struggled in singles, winning just two sets in their six matches played. Tanik won the second set of her match in the number one position and won in a match tiebreak to score Elon’s only point. Senior Olivia Archer also won the second set of her match but lost in her match tiebreak. Elon lost the other four singles matches in straight sets.
Elon is now 1-2 this season against Colonial Athletic Association opponents. The team continues its season on April 13 with a road match against the University of North Carolina Greensboro. The match will begin at 2:30 p.m.