KNOXVILLE, Tenn. –  Six members of the Virginia women’s tennis team competed as individuals at the Tennessee Invitational Friday through Sunday in Knoxville, Tenn.

Individuals from Tennessee, Princeton, Ohio State, And Kentucky competed in the tournament.

Grad student Natasha Subhash picked up the 100th singles victory of her career on Saturday, topping Zoe Hammond of Kentucky 6-3, 6-2. She went 3-0 in singles in the tournament.

Meggie Navarro, Blanca Pico-Navarro, Nicole Kiefer, Sara Ziodato and Mélodie Collard also competed in the tournament.

Fall individual season wraps up next week at the 2023 ITA Fall National Championships being held  Nov. 1-5 at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.  Subhash, Collard, Hibah Shaikh and Annabelle Xu will compete in the doubles draw of the championship while Shaikh will also compete in singles.


  • Natasha Subhash topped Shelly Bereznyak of Ohio State 7-6 (9), 6-4
  • Mélodie Collard fell 7-6 (1), 6-3 against Teah Chavez of Ohio State
  • Blanca Pico Navarro fell 6-1, 6-1 against Luciana Perry of Ohio State
  • Meggie Navarro fell 7-5, 6-3 against Audrey Spencer of Ohio State
  • Nicole Kiefer fell 6-3, 6-3 against Madeline Atway of Ohio State
  • Kiefer and Collard won 6-3 against Catherine Aulia and Esther Adeshina of Tennessee
  • Navarro and Pico Navarro fell 6-1 against Lauren Anzalotta and Sofia Cabezas of Tennessee


  • Subhash won 6-3, 6-2 against Zoe Hammond of Kentucky, the 100th singles victory of her career
  • Collard topped Leena Bennetto of Princeton 6-2, 6-2
  • Pico Navarro won 6-4, 6-2 against Elizabeth Stevens of Kentucky
  • Navarro won 7-5, 6-4 against Maialen Morante of Kentucky
  • Kiefer fell 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 against Ellie Myers of Kentucky
  • Navarro and Pico Navarro won 6-4 against Madeline Atway and Dani Schoenly of Ohio State
  • Collard and Subhash were edged 7-6 (4) by Audrey Spencer and Luciana Perry of Ohio State


  • Subhash won 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 against Elza Tonase of Tennessee
  • Ziodato fell 6-1, 7-6 (6) against Sofia Cabezas of Tennessee
  • Pico Navarro fell 7-5, 6-3 against Lauren Anzalotta
  • Collard fell 7-5, 6-4 against Alana Wolfberg of Tennessee
  • Navarro fell 6-2, 6-1 against Esther Adeshina of Tennessee
  • Kiefer fell 6-4, 6-0 against Ele Molinaro of Tennessee
  • Subhash and Collard won 6-2 against Lizzy Stevens and Zoe Hammond of Kentucky
  • Ziodato and Navarro won 6-3 against Ellie Myers and Maialen Morante of Kentucky
  • Pico Navarro and Kiefer fell 6-2 against Bella Chhiv and Leena Bennetto of Princeton

Singles competition
Sofia Cabezas (Tennessee) def. Sara Ziodato (Virginia) 6-1, 7-6
Natasha Subhash (Virginia) def. Elza Tomase (Tennessee) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Lauren Anzalotta (Tennessee) def. Blanca Pico Navarro (Virginia) 7-5, 6-3
Alana Wolfberg (Tennessee) def. Melodie Collard (Virginia) 7-5, 6-4
Esther Adeshina (Tennessee) def. Meggie Navarro (Virginia) 6-2, 6-1
Ele Molinaro (Tennessee) def. Nicole Kiefer (Virginia) 6-4, 6-0
Natasha Subhash (Virginia) def. Zoe Hammond (Kentucky) 6-3, 6-2
Blanca Pico Navarro (Virginia) def. Lizzy Stevens (Kentucky) 6-4, 6-2
Melodie Collard (Virginia) def. Leena Bennetto (Princeton) 6-2, 6-2
Meggie Navarro (Virginia) def. Maialen Morante (Kentucky) 7-5, 6-4
Ellie Myers (Kentucky) def. Nicole Kiefer (Virginia) 6-1, 4-6, 6-0
Natasha Subhash (Virginia) def. Shelly Bereznyak (Ohio State) 7-6 (9), 6-4
Luciana Perry (Ohio State) def. Blanca Pico Navarro (Virginia) 6-1, 6-1
Teah Chavez (Ohio State) def. Melodie Collard 7-6 (1), 6-3
Madeline Atway (Ohio State) def. Nicole Kiefer (Virginia) 6-3, 6-3
Audrey Spencer (Ohio State) def. Meggie Navarro (Virginia) 7-5, 6-3

Doubles competition
Natasha Subhash/Melodie Collard (Virginia) def. Lizzy Stevens/Zoe Hammond (Kentucky) 6-2
Sara Ziodato/Meggie Navarro (Virginia) def. Ellie Myers/Maialen Morante (Kentucky) 6-3
Bella Chhiv/Leena Bennetto (Princeton) def. Nicole Kiefer/Blanca Pico Navarro (Virginia) 6-2
Audrey Spencer/Luciana Perry (Ohio State) def. Melodie Collard/Natasha Subhash (Virginia) 7-6
Meggie Navarro/Blanca Pico Navarro (Virginia) def. Madeline Atway/Dani Schoenly (Ohio State) 6-4
Nicole Kiefer/Melodie Collard (Virginia) def. Cat Aulia/Esther Adeshina (Tennessee) 6-3
Lauren Anzalotta/Sofia Cabezas (Tennessee) def. Meggie Navarro/Blanca Pico Navarro (Virginia) 6-1