Open mobile menu

Sharabura Advances at ITA Southeast Regionals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On the opening day of the 2023 ITA Southeast Regionals, Kate Sharabura punched her ticket to the main draw with a second-round singles win in qualifying action. The five-day tournament, hosted by the University of Florida, is being played at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex and featured two rounds of qualifying singles and doubles on Thursday.

Action kicked off with Meera Jesudason collecting a first-round win over Haley Gaudette of Georgia. Jesudason made quick work of the Bulldog, dropping only one game en route to a 6-0, 6-1 victory to advance to the second round. Vying for a spot in the main draw, Jesudason faced Magdalena Hedrzak of Stetson in the afternoon, but dropped a hard-fought, 6-4, 6-2 decision.

Also competing in the first round, Ruth Marsh battled North Florida’s Alisa Lyshko, but fell, 6-3, 6-4. Sharabura earned a first-round bye and took the court in the afternoon against Nadejda Maslova of Stetson. The Yellow Jacket pocketed a three-set victory over Maslova, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3, to secure a spot in the main draw.

Main draw action gets underway on Friday with the first round of doubles followed by two rounds of singles play. Action begins at 9 a.m.

RESULTS
Meera Jesudason (GT) def. Haley Gaudette (UGA) 6-0, 6-1
Alisa Lyshko (UNF) def. Ruth Marsh (GT) 6-3, 6-4
Kate Sharabura (GT) def. Nadejda Maslova (Stetson) 6-2, 5-7, 6-3
Magdalena Hedrzak (Stetson) def. Meera Jesudason (GT) 6-4, 6-2

FRIDAY SCHEDULE
Doubles

Given Roach/Kate Sharabura (GT) vs. Alba Retortillo/Andreea Stanescu (Georgia State) – 9 a.m.
Kylie Bilchev/Carol Lee (GT) vs. Melisa Senli/Grace Schumacher (USF) – 9 a.m.
Alejandra Cruz/Meera Jesudason (GT) vs. Victoria Gomez O’Hayon/Millie-Mae Matthews (FAU) – 10 a.m.

Singles
Carol Lee (GT) vs. TBD – 11 a.m.
Given Roach (GT) vs. Cheri Darley (Stetson) – 11 a.m.
Mahak Jain (GT) vs. Jalayah Shaw (Bethune-Cookman) – 12 p.m.
Kylie Bilchev (GT) vs. TBD – 1 p.m.
Alejandra Cruz (GT) vs. Francesca Miglio (Georgia State) – 1 p.m.

Alexander-Tharpe Fund

The Alexander-Tharpe Fund is the fundraising arm of Georgia Tech athletics, providing scholarship, operations and facilities support for Georgia Tech’s 400-plus student-athletes. Be a part of developing Georgia Tech’s Everyday Champions and helping the Yellow Jackets compete for championships at the highest levels of college athletics by supporting the Annual Athletic Scholarship Fund, which directly provides scholarships for Georgia Tech student-athletes. To learn more about supporting the Yellow Jackets, visit atfund.org.

For the latest information on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, follow us on Twitter (@GT_WTEN), Instagram (GT_WTEN), Facebook (Georgia Tech Women’s Tennis) or visit us at www.ramblinwreck.com

RELATED HEADLINES

Women's Tennis Jackets Earn ACC Academic Accolades

Seven Yellow Jackets named to 2024 All-ACC Academic Team

Jackets Earn ACC Academic Accolades
Women's Tennis Lee Recipient of National Sportsmanship Award

Women’s tennis’ Carol Lee receives ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award

Lee Recipient of National Sportsmanship Award
Women's Tennis Carol Lee Earns ITA Regional Award

Jacket named recipient of ITA Southeast Regional Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award

Carol Lee Earns ITA Regional Award
Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Legends Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets