Jackets Victorious on Opening Day of Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational

Sept. 16, 2016

NEWPORT, R.I. – Georgia Tech opened day one of the Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational on Friday going 6-3 overall with four singles wins and two doubles wins. The three-day round-robin tournament is being played on the historic grass courts of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

The Yellow Jackets went 4-2 in singles action with all wins coming in straight set victories. Seniors Rasheeda McAdoo and Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer both claimed their first wins of the campaign in fashion, defeating their opponents 6-2, 6-4 and 7-6, 6-4, respectively.

Today also marked the first day of collegiate competition for Tech’s four freshmen who went 2-2 in singles action on the day. Kenya Jones picked up her first collegiate victory with a triumph over No. 86 Olivia Hauger from California, who was forced to retire in the second set. Also victorious on day one was Nadia Gizdova who took a 6-4, 6-1 decision over Sabrina Xiong of Harvard.

Tech played three doubles matches on the day. McAdoo paired with Jones for an 8-4 win over Sophia Blanco and Carla Tur Mari of Oklahoma State. Luca Fabian and Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer picked up a win over Harvard’s Jasper/Gonzalez, 8-6.

Play resumes on Saturday at 10 a.m. and will be streamed live on FloTennis.com for a subscription.

SINGLES
#77 Rasheeda McAdoo (TECH) d. June Lee (HARVARD), 6-2, 6-4
Kenya Jones (TECH) d. #86 Olivia Hauger (CAL), 6-3, 5-4 (Ret.)
Katie Stresnakova (OSU) d. Luca Fabian (TECH), 6-4, 6-3
Nadia Gizdova (TECH) d. Sabrina Xiong (HARVARD), 6-4, 6-1
Alexis Nelson (CAL) d. Nami Otsuka (TECH) 7-6, 2-6, 12-10
Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (TECH) d. Alexis Nelson (CAL) 7-6, 6-4

DOUBLES
McAdoo/Jones (TECH) d. Blanco/Tur Mari (OSU) 8-4
Stresnakova/Ruppert (OSU) d. Otsuka/Gizdova (TECH) 8-7
Fabian/Anton-Ohlmeyer (TECH) d. Jasper/Gonzalez (HARVARD) 8-6

 

 

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