THE FLATS — Georgia Tech women’s tennis will have four representatives in Athens, Ga., this week at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships. Rasheeda McAdoo and Johnnise Renaud will both open singles competition Wednesday. Doubles competition begins Thursday with Tech represented by two duos: McAdoo/Renaud and Paige Hourigan/Kenya Jones.
SINGLES UPDATE: The first round of singles matches begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. In the first round, McAdoo, ranked No. 48, will face Vanderbilt’s Sydney Campbell. McAdoo enters the tournament with a 22-14 overall singles record on the season, including a 16-9 dual mark. Vanderbilt closed out a historic season on Monday, falling to top-seeded Florida in the semifinals. Campbell, ranked No. 15, returns to Athens with a 26-5 overall singles mark and 18-4 dual mark. The senior has won 10-straight matches and has led the Commodores from the two seed. McAdoo and Campbell will meet at 3 p.m.
Renaud will take on Stanford’s Melissa Lord in the first round on Wednesday. Renaud boasts a 24-7 overall singles ledger, 22-6 in dual play, and has led Tech mainly from the two seed. Stanford will play for the national team title on Tuesday with Lord leading the Cardinal from the No. 2 spot. The sophomore, ranked No. 28, has put together a 27-5 overall record and 18-4 dual mark. Renaud and Lord will play at 4:30 p.m.
The second round of singles play will take place on Thursday.
DOUBLES UPDATE: Tech will have two doubles tandems competing for the national title in Athens. First round action begins on Thursday at 9 a.m. Tech’s No. 23 pair of McAdoo/Renaud will meet the sixth-ranked doubles tandem of Mami Adachi/Aldila Sutjiadi from Kentucky. McAdoo/Renaud have won 10-straight matches and boast a 22-4 overall record. Adachi/Sutjiadi, Kentucky’s No. 1 pair, carry a 14-6 record into the tournament.
Hourigan/Jones will challenge Florida’s Anna Danilina/Ingrid Neel. The Tech duo, ranked No. 29, have been victorious in 15-straight matches and own a 24-2 record, including a 9-0 mark from the No. 1 seed. Danilina/Neel carry a 22-4 record into tournament play and sit as the 11th-ranked duo in the country.
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