CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 4 Virginia women’s tennis team (17-2, 9-0 ACC) plays a pair of ranked opponents in the state of North Carolina this weekend, taking on No. 6 North Carolina (15-3, 8-1 ACC) on Friday, April 5 at 5 p.m. in Chapel Hill and No. 20 Duke (12-6, 5-4 ACC) on Sunday, April 7 at 12 p.m. in Durham.


  • Live stats and live streams are available for both matches
  • Both matches will be included in the CrackedRacquets CrossCourt Coverage on ACCNX


  • The Cavaliers moved up two places in this week’s ITA team rankings, moving back to No. 4, matching their highest ranking of the season
  • The Cavaliers picked up their third top-10 win of the season last weekend when they topped No. 10 NC State 5-2
  • Friday’s match will be UVA’s six match of the season against a top-10 opponent
  • UVA is in sole possession of first place in the ACC standings at 9-0. North Carolina is second at 8-1. This is the second-to-last week of conference play
  • The 9-0 is the best start for the team in conference play in program history
  • Junior Mélodie Collard is on a 10-match win streak in singles and is 15-1 in duals this spring
  • Junior Elaine Chervinsky is 14-3 in duals. Chervinsky is 8-1 in her last nine completed matches
  • Collard and Chervinsky were named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week after picking up two wins last weekend. They have moved up to a No. 12 ITA Doubles ranking
  • Senior Sara Ziodato is 14-3 in singles in duals with a 26-7 overall record in singles
  • Sophomore Annabelle Xu has won her last five completed matches
  • Senior Hibah Shaikh picked up her third top-10 singles win of the season (and her career) last Friday when she defeated No. 5 Amelia Rajecki
  • North Carolina moved up to No. 6 in this week’s ITA team rankings. Their one ACC loss came against NC State two weeks ago
  • This will be the second meeting of the year between Virginia and UNC. The Cavaliers won 4-0 in a backdraw match at ITA Indoors on Feb. 11. The Cavaliers won the doubles point and swept all six first sets to go on to hand North Carolina its first 4-0 defeat since 2012
  • Both Virginia head coach Sara O’Leary and associate head coach Gina Suarez-Malaguti are North Carolina alumnae
  • North Carolina leads the all-time series 50-16
  • Duke holds a 64-10 advantage in the series. Virginia won last year’s meeting 4-3


  • The Cavaliers close out the regular season with a pair of home games next weekend, hosting No. 19 Miami on Friday, April 12 at 4 p.m. and Florida State on Sunday, April 14 at noon for the Senior Day match
  • Brackets for the ACC Championship will be released on Sunday, April 14