CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 7 Virginia women’s tennis team (18-4, 10-3 ACC) is competing at the 2022 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Championship being held April 20-24 at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Ga.

Virginia is the four-seed in the championship and has a double-bye into Friday’s quarterfinals. The Cavaliers will take on five-seed NC State on Friday, April 22 at 3:30 p.m.


  • Live scores will be available for all of the matches of the tournament
  • Video will not be available for Friday’s match
  • The match with the highest-remaining seed on Saturday will be streamed on ACC Network Extra. The other match will not have video
  • Sunday’s championship match will stream on ACC Network Extra


  • The Cavaliers bring a seven-match win streak into the postseason, the longest active streak in the conference
  • The Cavaliers moved up one spot in this week’s ITA team rankings to No. 7
  • Emma Navarro remained at No. 1 in the singles rankings. Navarro is 18-1 in singles this season
  • Both Navarro and Natasha Subhash have won their last seven completed matches. Subhash is 24-9, with 14 of those wins coming in dual matches
  • The Cavaliers are a combined 35-5 on the top two singles courts
  • Sara Ziodato has won her last five singles matches. She is 19-10 this season
  • Navarro and fellow sophomore Hibah Shaikh are 9-3 in doubles and have moved up to a No. 8 national ranking. The duo topped No. 5 Carol Lee and Kate Sharabura of Georgia Tech 6-2 last Sunday in the regular-season finale in Atlanta


  • The Cavaliers finished in a three-way tie for third place in the ACC with NC State and Miami. By virtue of tiebreakers, Miami is the three-seed and NC State the five
  • This is the second-straight year UVA has been the No. 4 seed in the tournament. UVA was also the No. 4 seed in 2015 when it last won the title
  • Last season, the Cavaliers advanced to the semifinals with a 4-2 win against Duke before falling 4-1 against North Carolina. Natasha Subhash had the lone point for the Cavaliers in the loss to the Tar Heels
  • 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
  • Danielle Collins was the 2014 ACC Championship MVP; Skyler Morton won the honor in 2015
  • 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


  • The Cavaliers have a bye week next week
  • Selections for the NCAA Team Championship will be announced on Monday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in a selection show that will stream online on
  • The NCAA Championship begins at four-team regional sites on Saturday, May 7. One team from each site will advance to a super regional on May 13 or 14 at host sites. The final eight teams will advance to the finals site in Champaign, Illinois. Quarterfinals begin on Friday, May 20
  • Selections for the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships will be announced on Tuesday, May 3 by a press release