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Samantha Harris was the only Blue Devil to record a singles victory in the team's 4-1 loss to rival North Carolina Tuesday.
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Duke women's tennis loses grip against North Carolina

Duke was building a lead, and it seemed like the hosts could pull out an upset against its bitter Tobacco Road rival. But during the biggest moments of four matches, with all the pressure on, the Blue Devils lost their grip. No. 3 North Carolina defeated No. 10 Duke 4-1 Tuesday afternoon at the Ambler Tennis Stadium, handing the Blue Devils their second loss in 11 contests.