Oct. 30, 2015
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – On the first day of the Roberta Alison Fall Classic on the campus of Alabama, the Georgia Tech women’s tennis team recorded five singles wins and one doubles victory.
Day one of action started off with one round of doubles and two rounds of singles. Junior Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer and sophomore Alexis Prokopuik picked up a doubles win against Alabama’s Savva/Daniell, 8-5, in the Jenny Whalen draw. Sophomore Johnnise Renaud and junior Rasheeda McAdoo received a first round bye in the Emily Zabor doubles draw.
In the first round of singles, Prokopuik rolled to a two-set victory against Troy’s Efrilya Herlina, 6-0, 6-4 to advance to the semifinals of the Susan Carver draw. McAdoo also picked up a singles victory, edging Lee Or of Northwestern, 7-5, 6-2, in the Courtney McClane Draw.
Anton-Ohlmeyer suffered a 6-4, 6-3, defeat in the Becca Baum Draw against Northwestern’s Jillian Rooney.
Prokopuik kept up her winning ways in round tow, defeating Tulane’s Jacqui Katz, 6-3, 6-3. She will play in the final of her draw tomorrow. Anton-Ohlmeyer also picked up a win in the back side of her bracket, defeating Tulane’s Naz Karagoz, 6-3, 7-6.
McAdoo also advanced to the final in her bracket after recording a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Janet Koch of Kansas.
In her first match of the day, Renaud fell to Ole Miss’ Natalie Suke, 6-4, 6-2.
Tomorrow’s action will start at 8 a.m. with two rounds of doubles followed by the final round of singles.
First Round Doubles
Anton-Ohlmeyer/Prokopuik (Georgia Tech) def. Savva/Daniell (Alabama) 8-5
First Round Singles
Alexis Prokopuik (Georgia Tech) def. Efriliya Herlina (Troy) 6-0, 6-4
Jillian Rooney (Northwestern) def. Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (Georgia Tech) 6-4, 6-3
Rasheeda McAdoo (Georgia Tech) def. Lee Or (Northwestern) 7-5, 6-2
Second Round Singles
Alexis Prokopuik (Georgia Tech) def. Jacqui Katz (Tulane) 6-3, 6-3
Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (Georgia Tech) def. Naz Karagoz (Tulane) 6-3, 7-6
Rasheeda McAdoo (Georgia Tech) def. Janet Koch (Kansas) 6-4, 6-4
Natalie Suk (Ole Miss) def. Johnnise Renaud (Georgia Tech) 6-4, 6-2