CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 13 Virginia women’s tennis team (13-5, 9-4 ACC) will be competing this week at the 2021 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship, being held April 21-25 at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Ga.

The Cavaliers earned the No. 4 seed in the tournament and have a double-bye into Friday’s quarterfinals where they will face either 12-seed Louisville or 5-seed Duke. The match is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Bank 2.


  • Live scoring will be available for all matches
  • There will not be court streams available for the matches
  • Sunday’s ACC Championship final will stream online through ACCNX, via the ESPN app, available through participating TV providers that carry ACCN


  • The Cavaliers are No. 13 in this week’s ITA computerized rankings, falling two spots despite having a bye-week last week
  • Senior Rosie Johanson (Vancouver, Canada) closed out the regular season on a 12-match win streak, all against ACC opponents. She lost her first (against UNC’s Elizabeth Scotty) and then went 12-0 against the remaining conference opponents
  • Sophomore Natasha Subhash (Fairfax, Va.) moved up to a career-best No. 9 singles ranking last week (4/13) and remained there this week. She was ranked No. 10 her freshman season giving her back-to-back seasons of reaching the top-10 in singles
  • Subhash finished conference play with an 11-2 record in ACC singles matches
  • Freshman Emma Navarro (Charleston, S.C.) reached a No. 1 ITA singles ranking last week (4/13), becoming the third player in program history to be ranked No. 1
  • Navarro (16-1) is ranked No. 2 in this week’s rankings, behind UNC’s Sara Daavettilla (15-1). Navarro defeated Daavetilla in their head-to-head meeting in February
  • The ACC has three of the top four singles players with Estela Perez-Somarriba (16-2) on Miami ranking fourth. Perez-Somarriba was the player who snapped Navarro’s 14-match win streak that she had to begin her collegiate career
  • Navarro is a six-time ACC Freshman of the Week and two-time ACC Player of the Week
  • The top three spots in the lineup went a combined 35-4 in ACC singles matches this season (.898 winning percentage)
  • Overall the top-three courts are a combined 47-6 (.886 winning percentage)
  • All three UVA doubles teams continue to be ranked. They have been ranked in every ITA update since the first one was released on March 24
  • Subhash and junior Sofia Munera (Pereira, Colombia) have moved up to a season-high No. 16 in this week’s ITA Doubles Rankings update. Johanson and Navarro are ranked No. 29. Senior Vivian Glozman (Bellevue, Wash.) and junior Amber O’Dell (New Milford, N.J.) are ranked No. 71


  • The No. 4 seed is UVA’s highest seeding since 2015 when it won the title as the No. 4 seed
  • Virginia has made two trips to the finals since 1990 (the present format for the championship) in 2014 and 2015, winning the title both times under previous head coach Mark Gilbeau
  • UVA also has two runner-up finishes in previous tournament formats in 1978 and 1989
  • Sara O’Leary is looking for her first conference championship as a head coach
  • Her Davidson Wildcats made the conference final in her second of three seasons there (2016)
  • Prior to taking over the Davidson program, O’Leary was an assistant coach at North Carolina, her alma mater, from August of 2008 to June of 2014. In 2011, O’Leary was named ITA National Assistant Coach of the Year after North Carolina won its first ACC title in nine years and reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships. UNC was the ACC runner-up in 2010 and 2012 while O’Leary was there
  • This is the second time that the ACC Championships have been held at the Rome Tennis Center as it was also the site of the 2017 tournament
  • Saturday’s semifinal will be played at 10 a.m. on Bank 1 with Sunday’s championship match also taking place at 10 a.m. on Bank 1


  • Virginia has a bye week next week before the field for the NCAA Championship will be revealed on Monday, May 3 in an online show streaming on
  • Invitations to the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships will be announced via press release on Tuesday, May 4