CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s tennis team opens the fall portion of its schedule by hosting the Wahoowa Invitational tournament Friday through Sunday (Sept. 17-19) at the Boar’s Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, Va.
On day two of the tournament, the Cavalier players all won their respective singles and doubles matches.
Freshmen Melodie Collard and Elaine Chervinsky each added another singles win to open their collegiate careers, including a 6-1, 6-1 victory by Chervinsky against Alexandra Viktorovich of ODU. NCAA Singles champion Emma Navarro played her first collegiate match since winning her title. She partnered with Collard in doubles for a win and also won her singles match in a third-set super tiebreaker against Old Dominion’s Yuliia Starodubtseva, last year’s Conference USA Player of the Year. Sara Ziodato made her UVA debut by picking up a win against Alesya Yakubovich.
The tournament wraps up tomorrow with the Cavaliers taking the courts of the Virginia Tennis Facility at the Boar’s Head Sports Club at 2 p.m.
DAY II Results
Emma Navarro (Virginia) def. Y Starodubtseva (Old Dominion) 4-6, 6-3, 13-11
Melodie Collard (Virginia) def. T Sasnouskaya (Old Dominion) 0-6, 7-6, 10-8
Natasha Subhash (Virginia) def. Marina Alcaide (Old Dominion) 6-3, 2-6, 10-7
Elaine Chervinsky (Virginia) def. A Viktorovich (Old Dominion) 6-1, 6-1
Amber O’Dell (Virginia) def. Sahar Biran (Old Dominion) 6-3, 3-6, 10-7
Sara Ziodato (Virginia) def. Alesya Yakubovich (Old Dominion) 5-7, 7-5, 10-6
Emma Navarro/Melodie Collard (Virginia) def. Y Starodubtseva/T Sasnouskaya (Old Dominion) 7-5
Natasha Subhash/Elaine Chervinsky (Virginia) def. Marina Alcaide/A Viktorovich (Old Dominion) 6-0
Sofia Munera/Amber O’Dell (Virginia) def. Sahar Biran/Alesya Yakubovich (Old Dominion) 6-2
Sunday 10 a.m. Players from Old Dominion, Auburn, Kansas
Sunday 2 p.m. Players from Virginia, NC State, Penn State
Live scoring will not be available for the matches, but fans are welcome to attend. Results will be posted on VirginiaSports.com at the conclusion of play each day.