CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  Six members of the Virginia women’s tennis team will be competing in the ITA Atlantic Regional, being held Oct. 20-24 in Blacksburg, Va.

Grad student Julia Adams, senior Natasha Subhash, junior Sara Ziodato, sophomore Melodie Collard and Elaine Chervinsky and freshman Meggie Navarro will be competing as individuals and doubles teams in the tournament.

Navarro begins play on Thursday in qualifying. The other five players will be in the main draw. Doubles action begins on Friday.

Virginia players have won the singles title four times, including twice by Subhash (2019 and 2021). Chervinsky was the runner-up in singles last year after falling to Subhash in the final. Subhash is the only Cavalier to twice earn the regional title.

UVA has twice won the doubles title, most recently in 2015. Collard and Hibah Shaikh were the runners-up in doubles last year.

The regional champions and finalists will earn invitations to compete at the 2022 ITA National Fall Championships, being held Nov. 2-6 at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.


Singles main draw matches will be three full sets. Doubles main draw matches will be 8-game pro sets until the semifinals. The semifinals and finals will be best of three sets with a 10-point tiebreak in lieu of a full third set. Qualifying singles matches will have a match tiebreak in lieu of a full third set.
Thursday, Oct. 20
Two rounds of qualifying – Singles
Friday, Oct. 21
R64 – Doubles
R64 and R32 – Singles 
Saturday, Oct. 22
R32 and R16 – Doubles
R16 – Singles
Sunday, Oct. 23
QF and SF – Doubles
QF – Singles
Monday, Oct. 24
Finals – Doubles
SF and Finals – Singles