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Jackets Continue Strong Play at Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational

NEWPORT, R.I. — Day two of the Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational saw the Yellow Jackets pick up five singles matches and a doubles contest. Georgia Tech wraps up the fall tournament on Sunday.

Play opened with Rasheeda McAdoo notching her second win of the season with a third-set tiebreak triumph over Denise Starr of Oklahoma State. Freshmen Kenya Jones, Nadia Gizdova and Nami Otsuka also were victorious on day two. Jones and Otsuka both picked up straight-set victories, while Gizdova took her match in a third-set tiebreak. Senior Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer won Tech’s third match in a tiebreak, downing Natasha Gonzalez of Harvard.

Tech played three doubles matches, coming out victorious in one as the duo of Otsuka/Gizdova grabbed an 8-6 decision over Xiong/Ringblom of Harvard.

The final day of play opens on Sunday at 10 a.m. and will be streamed live on FloTennis.com for a subscription.

SINGLES
#77 Rasheeda McAdoo (TECH) d. #26 Denise Starr (CAL) 6-4, 3-6, 10-4
Kenya Jones (TECH) d. Nika Besker (HARVARD) 6-2, 6-2
Karla Popovic (CAL) d. Luca Fabian (TECH) 6-0, 6-0
Nadia Gizdova (TECH) d. Lena Ruppert (OSU) 0-6, 6-4, 10-7
Nami Otsuka (TECH) d. Carla Tur Mari (OSU) 6-4, 7-5
Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (TECH) d. Natasha Gonzalez (HARVARD) 6-3, 2-6, 10-6

DOUBLES
Starr/Smith (CAL) d. McAdoo/Jones (TECH) 8-5
Otsuka/Gizdova (TECH) d. Xiong/Ringblom (HARVARD) 8-6
Oosterhout/Lu (HARVARD) d. Fabian/Anton-Ohlmeyer (TECH) 8-6

 

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