Virginia Women’s Tennis | No. 11 Virginia wins 4-1 at UCF

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. — The No. 11 women’s tennis team from Virginia (12-3, 5-1 ACC) ended the weekend with a 6-1 win over Louisville (8-8, 0-6 ACC) on Sunday (March 19) in indoor courts at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.

Virginia won the colon and built a 4-0 lead before Louisville clinched a point with a win in first place. The Cavaliers won the remaining two games 6-1.

Natasha Subhash and Elaine Chervinsky started the day with a 6-2 win in second doubles. Mélodie Collard and Julia Adams took the point with a 6-4 win on top court.

In singles. Subhash raced in second place to a 6-2, 6-2 win to give UVA a 2-0 lead. Collard followed alone in six with a 6-2, 6-2 win. Sara Ziodato shared her first two sets with Maria Campos in fifth but won 6-0 in the decider to secure the Cavaliers victory.

After Louisville took first place, Hibah Shaikh and Chervinsky won three-set matches in third and fourth place to end the match.


  • Virginia is away this coming weekend, playing in Miami on Friday, March 24 at 1:00 p.m. before taking on No. 17 Florida State on Sunday, March 26 at 12:00 p.m
  • The Cavaliers return home on Friday, March 31 at 4:00 p.m. to host Georgia Tech

No. 11 Virginia 6, Louisville 1
competition in singles

  1. Andrea Di Palma (LOU) defeated. #44 Julia Adams (VA) 6-2, 7-5
  2. #78 Natasha Subhash (VA) defeated. Jamilah Snells (LOU) 6-2, 6-2
  3. #89 Hibah Shaikh (VA) defeated. Rhea Verma (LOU) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
  4. #124 Elaine Chervinsky (VA) defeated. Tyra Richardson (LOU) 5-7, 6-1, 6-0
  5. Sara Ziodato (VA) defeated. Maria Campos (LOU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-0
  6. Melody Collard (VA) defeated. Sasha Gorchanyuk (LOU) 6-2, 6-2

competition in doubles

  1. #7 Melody Collard/Julia Adams (VA) def. Andrea Di Palma/Rhea Verma (LOU) 6-4
  2. #6 Natasha Subhash/Elaine Chervinsky (VA) def. Sasha Gorchanyuk/Maria Campos (LOU) 6-2
  3. Hibah Shaikh/Sara Ziodato (VA) vs. Jamilah Snells/Cici Xin (LOU) 4-5, unfinished

Order of Finish: Doubles (2.1); Single (2,6,5,1,4,3)


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