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U.S. Defeats Ireland, 6-1, to Advance to Finals
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 12/01/2018
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GRENOBLE, France – The annual Master’U BNP Paribas International College Team Competition finals will feature a rematch between the United States and Great Britain following Team USA’s 6-1 victory over Ireland in the semifinals Saturday in Grenoble, France.

Duke women’s tennis freshman Maria Mateas continued her strong performances Saturday at the No. 1 singles position. The Chapel Hill, N.C., native defeated Julie Byrne (4-6, 6-2, 6-4) before teaming up with UCLA’s Jada Hart for a dominant 8-1 win over Amy Bowtell and Sinead Lohan.

The Master’U BNP Paribas will conclude Sunday with the finals of singles and doubles competition as the United States looks to capture gold. A year ago, Great Britain ended the United States’ run of six-straight titles.

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FRIDAY RESULTS vs. BELGIUM
Singles
#2 Ashley Lahey (USA) def. Chelsea Vanhoutte (BEL) 6-4, 6-3
#2 Brandon Holt (USA) def. Karsten Wuyts (BEL) 6-0, 6-1
#1 Maria Mateas (USA) def. Justine Pysson (BEL) 6-4, 6-0
#1 Oliver Crawford (USA) def. Seppe Cuypers (BEL) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles
Women Jada Hart / Maria Mateas (USA) def. Mathilde Devits / Chelsea Vanhoutte (BEL) 8-3
Men Seppe Cuypers / Jakob Kevelaerts (BEL) def. Oliver Crawford / Emil Reinberg (USA) 8-6
Mixed Jada Hart / Emil Reinberg (USA) def. Jakob Kevelaerts / Mathilde Devits (BEL) 8-5

SATURDAY RESULTS vs. IRELAND
Singles
#2 Emil Reinberg (USA) def. Dan O’Neill (IRL) 6-2, 6-4
#2 Ashley Lahey (USA) def. Amy Bowtell (IRL) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
#1 Oliver Crawford (USA) def. Dan Moloney (IRL) 6-1, 6-4
#1 Maria Mateas (USA) def. Julie Byrne (IRL) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Doubles
Men Brandon Holt / Emil Reinberg (USA) def. Dan O’Neill / Sean McCullagh (IRL) 8-3
Women Jada Hart / Maria Mateas (USA) def. Amy Bowtell / Sinead Lohan (IRL) 8-1
Mixed Dan Moloney / Julie Byrne (IRL) def. Brandon Holt / Jada Hart (USA) 8-4

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