GREENSBORO, N.C. – In its season-opening match, Shaw University women's tennis suffered a 4-3 setback to North Carolina A&T State University on Monday.
Shaw dropped the doubles point in the match; however, the Lady Bears (0-1) showed strong performances in singles play to fall 4-3 in the loss.
However, Shaw flipped the script in singles play, earning three wins at five of the six positions.
Ruzir defeated Sheyla Fahinana, 6-2, 7-6 at No.1 Singles, followed by Martic with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 victory at No. 4 Singles before Aleem earned a 6-2, 7-6, 6-3 win at No. 5 Singles.
Shaw will be back in action Johnson C. Smith University on Tuesday, Mar. 1 at 2 p.m.
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