CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia women’s tennis freshman Natasha Subhash (Fairfax, Va.) has been selected as one of 16 American college players to compete in the Winter Wild Card Playoff hosted at the USTA National Campus.
The competition will run from Dec. 17-21 with a total of nine wild cards into 2020 USTA Pro Circuit tournaments on the line. The 16 players selected include eight men’s players and eight women’s players. On the women’s side, the wild cards must be used prior to the US Open. The winner receives two main draw wild cards into W25 events. The runner-up receives a main draw wild card into a W25 event, while the third-place finisher receives a main draw wild card to a W15 event.
Also selected to compete in the event on the women’s side are Chloe Beck of Duke, Sara Daavetilla and Alexa Graham of North Carolina, Abigail Forbes of UCLA, Mia Horvit of South Carolina, Adriana Reami of NC State and Christina Rosca of Vanderbilt.
Subhash turned in a solid fall in her first year of competition, ending the fall portion of the schedule as the No. 30 women’s player in singles. She won the singles title at the ITA Atlantic Regional while also making runs at the Saint Francis ITA All-American Championship and the Oracle/ITA Masters. Subhash advanced to the semifinals at the Oracle/ITA Masters before falling to then ninth-ranked Jada Hart of UCLA. She then played through qualifying to advance to the main draw before falling in the second-round to then No. 16 Elysia Bolton of UCLA at the All-American Championships.
Subhash posted a 12-2 record in the fall with seven victories coming against nationally-ranked opponents.