Women's Tennis Set to Open Fall Slate – Women's Tennis — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Women’s Tennis Set to Open Fall Slate – Women’s Tennis — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

THE FLAT – Georgia Tech women’s tennis opens the 2022 fall slate this weekend, participating in the 35th annual Debbie Southern Furman Fall Classic, Sept. 16-18. The three-day tournament will be played at the Mickel Tennis Center and hosted by Furman University.

Featuring 10 teams, the tournament format will be flighted competition (no team winner, just individual flight champions for singles and doubles). Two rounds of doubles will be played on Friday beginning at 9 am, followed by a round of singles at 1 pm Action will continue on Saturday and Sunday with both days beginning at 9 am Admission is free.

The Yellow Jackets will face a tough slate as eight of the 10 teams competing were ranked in the top 40 of the final 2022 ITA rankings. Joining Georgia Tech this weekend will be Clemson, Duke, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Ohio State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and host Furman.

Representing Georgia Tech this weekend will be Kylie Bilchev (Ipswich, England), Alejandra Cruz (Mexico City, Mexico), Monika Dedaj (Pula, Croatia), Rosie Garcia Gross (New York, NY), Ava Hrastar (Duluth, Ga.), Mahak Jain (Mumbai, India), Ruth Marsh (Atlanta, Ga.) and Kate Sharabura (Atlanta, Ga.).

SCHEDULE OF PLAY
Friday, Sept. 16
Doubles

D1: Ava Hrastar/Kylie Bilchev vs. Celia Belle Mohr/Amy Stevens (Vanderbilt) – 9 a.m.
D2: Ruth Marsh/Alejandra Cruz vs. Daniella Medvedeva/Cristina Mayorova (Clemson) – 9 a.m.
D3: Kate Sharabura/Mahak Jain vs. Eleni Louka/Sophia Hatton (Clemson) – 9 am
D4: Monika Dedaj/Rosie Garcia Gross vs. Chloe Narboni/Annie Jennings (USC) – 10 a.m.

Singles
S1: Mahak Jain vs. Elizabeth Scotty (UNC) – 3 p.m.
S2: Kylie Bilchev vs. Holly Staff (Vanderbilt) – 1 p.m.
S3: Ava Hrastar vs. Elise Mills (USC) – 1 p.m.
S4: Alejandra Cruz vs. Nevena Carton (WFU) – 1 pm
S5: Ruth Marsh vs. Sonya Macavei (Vanderbilt) – 3 p.m.
S6: Kate Sharabura vs. Marissa Pennings (Furman) – 1 p.m.
S7: Rosie Garcia Gross vs. Lindsay Zink (UNC) – 5 p.m.
S8: Monika Dedaj vs. Chloe Narboni (USC) – 5 p.m.

ITA PRESEASON RANKINGS
Singles

No. 16 – Carol Lee
No. 73 – Kylie Bilchev
No. 118 – Ava Hrastar

Doubles
No. 1 – Carol Lee/Kate Sharabura
No. 9 – Ava Hrastar/Kylie Bilchev

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