April 2, 2011
The Siena women's tennis team suffered a 5-2 setback Saturday afternoon at the hands of visiting Providence of the Big East conference. Carly Holloway and Elora Benfer accounted for the Siena points with singles victories.
Providence won the doubles point to start the match, taking first and third doubles. Holloway teamed with Danielle Crill for an exciting 9-8 (3) win at second doubles.
Marisela Aviles-Duron set the tone with a 6-0 and 6-1 win over Jasleen Sandhu at top singles Maria Clara Bernardez followed with a 6-2 and 6-0 win at No. 2 singles and the Friars were off and running.
Guide to events and scoring system for Division 1 Collegiate Tennis:- Order of Events during Division 1 College Tennis match:
the match begins with the three doubles matches, followed by the six singles matches
Each team ranks its singles players from No. 1 to No.6 and its doubles teams from No. 1 to No. 3
Players will match up by rank: No. 1 v. No.1, No. 2 v. No. 2, etc.
Team Scoring for Division 1 College Tennis:-
Sum of 7 points. There are 6 points for each singles match and 1 total point for all 3 doubles points. The team that wins two out of the three doubles matches will earn the one available doubles point.
The six singles matches are each composed of two out of three sets. the first player to win two sets earns a point for her team.
The three doubles matches are each composed of one eight game pro set; If the score reaches 8-8 in a game, only then a 12 point tiebreaker is played to determine the winner.
Under normal circumstances all MAAC matches should be played, even if one team reached the four points needed to win.