ORLANDO, Fla. – Virginia women’s tennis freshman Natasha Subhash (Fairfax, Va.) picked up a straight-set victory over No. 25 Chloe Beck of Duke on Tuesday (Dec. 17) to kick of competition at the Winter Wild Card Playoff at the USTA National Campus.
Subhash, who is ranked No. 30 nationally in women’s singles, defeated Beck by a score of 6-0, 7-6. She will now face No. 23 Adriana Reami of NC State in action on Wednesday (Dec. 18).
The competition runs through Dec. 21 with a total of nine wild cards into 2020 USTA Pro Circuit tournaments on the line. The 16 players selected for the competition 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 Duke’s Beck, No. 4 Sara Daavetilla and No. 8 Alexa Graham of North Carolina, No. 6 Abigail Forbes of UCLA, No. 27 Mia Horvit of South Carolina, Reami of NC State and No. 32 Christina Rosca of Vanderbilt.