CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 7 Virginia women’s tennis team (3-0) picked up a 7-0 victory against Richmond (0-1) on Friday (Jan. 21) at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
The Cavaliers swept the singles matches in straight sets and won all three doubles matches.
This was the Cavaliers’ third 7-0 sweep of the season.
- Freshman Elaine Chervinsky picked up her second 6-0, 6-0 victory of the season, topping Polina Shitikova by that score on court two
- Senior Amber O’Dell also won 6-0, 6-0 on court four against Helene Heiberg
- The Cavaliers only dropped three games in doubles, winning 6-0, 6-1, and 6-1
- Sophomore Sara Ziodato played in her first dual match as a Cavalier, picking up a 6-2, 6-1 win on court five
ON THE HORIZON
- The Cavaliers host ITA Kickoff Weekend matches next weekend with James Madison, Stanford and Arkansas vying for a spot at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships being held Feb. 18-21 in Seattle, Wash.
- Virginia will face James Madison on Friday, Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. followed by Stanford and Arkansas at 6 p.m. The winners will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29 with the consolation match to follow
#7 Virginia 7, Richmond 0
- Emma Navarro (VA) def. Emily Dunbar (RIC) 6-1, 6-0
- Elaine Chervinsky (VA) def. Polina Shitikova (RIC) 6-0, 6-0
- Sofia Munera (VA) def. Carly Cohen (RIC) 6-1, 6-2
- Amber O’Dell (VA) def. Helene Heiberg (RIC) 6-0, 6-0
- Sara Ziodato (VA) def. Marta Buendia (RIC) 6-2, 6-1
- Hibah Shaikh (VA) def. Sara Salemyr (RIC) 6-2, 6-2
- Emma Navarro/Amber O’Dell (VA) def. Emily Dunbar/Sara Salemyr (RIC) 6-0
- Elaine Chervinsky/Natasha Subhash (VA) def. Polina Shitikova/Carly Cohen (RIC) 6-1
- Sofia Munera/Hibah Shaikh (VA) def. Helene Heiberg/Marta Buendia (RIC) 6-1
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2,1,6,3,5,4)
Attendance: 38 Time: 1:40