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Lee Concludes ITA All-American Championships

CARY, N.C. – In the quarterfinals of the consolation main draw, Georgia Tech’s Carol Lee dropped a hard-fought match on Friday morning. The tournament is being played at the Cary Tennis Park.

After cruising into the quarterfinals with a straight set win on Thursday, Lee faced Michigan’s Julia Fliegner for a spot in the semifinals. The first set was a back-and-forth battle between the opponents, ultimately coming down to a tiebreak. Serving at 4-3, Lee was broken to move to 4-all before Fliegner held serve for a 5-4 edge. After holding serve on a deuce point for 5-5, Lee and Fliegner played into a tiebreaker at 6-all.

Lee opened with a 2-0 lead in the tiebreak, but Fliegner won the next two points to knot it at 2-2. The Yellow Jacket answered taking the next two points for a 4-2 advantage, but Fliegner regrouped and won the next five points to take the first set, 7-6 (4).

Fliegner carried momentum into the second set, sealing the match with a 6-0 win.

Lee and the Yellow Jackets return to action hosting the ITA Southeast Regionals at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex, Oct. 13-7.

RESULTS

No. 123 Julia Fliegner (Michigan) def. No. 16 Carol Lee (GT) 7-6 (4), 6-0

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