North Carolina

WTEN: UNC takes over 1st in ACC with win at GT

Posted April 17, 2014

North Carolina Logo

— The seventh-ranked North Carolina women's tennis team took over sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference after a 6-1 victory at No. 27 Georgia Tech on Thursday afternoon from the Ken Byers Tennis Center.

The Tar Heels (23-3, 12-1 ACC) began the day tied atop the league standings with Duke and Virginia, however, the Blue Devils lost at Clemson and Virginia was idle today.

Georgia Tech (11-8, 8-5) opened doubles play by winning on court three, forcing Carolina to win the opening point in come-from-behind fashion. Playing on court one, No. 15 Whitney Kay and Caroline Price defeated No. 4 Megan Kurey and Kendal Woodard 8-7 (7-3) to even the doubles at one victory apiece.

Jamie Loeb and Ashley Dai wound up giving the Tar Heels the early 1-0 lead with an 8-3 victory on court two.

No. 46 Caroline Price once again was the first finisher for Carolina in singles on court three, winning 6-0, 6-2 for a 2-0 lead.

No. 1 Jamie Loeb and No. 6 Hayley Carter were next to finish at 1 and 2 singles, respectively, to clinch the victory for the visiting Tar Heels.

Georgia Tech earned a win on court four, before Kate Vialle won on court six and 103rd ranked Ashley Dai closed out the match with a win at #5 singles.

Carolina has won 12 consecutive dual matches heading into its season finale at Clemson on Sunday at 11 a.m. The Tigers upset Duke, 4-3, on Thursday.

Tennis Match Results
North Carolina vs Georgia Tech
Apr 17, 2014 at Atlanta, Ga.
(Ken Byers Tennis Center)
#7 North Carolina 6, #27 Georgia Tech 1

Singles competition
1. #1 Jamie Loeb (NC) def. Kendal Woodard (GT) 6-3, 6-2
2. #6 Hayley Carter (NC) def. Megan Kurey (GT) 6-2, 6-4
3. #46 Caroline Price (NC) def. Natasha Prokhnevska (GT) 6-0, 6-2
4. Rasheeda McAdoo (GT) def. Whitney Kay (NC) 6-2, 6-4
5. #103 Ashley Dai (NC) def. Muriel Wacker (GT) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4
6. Kate Vialle (NC) def. Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (GT) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1

Doubles competition
1. #15 Whitney Kay/Caroline Price (NC) def. #4 Megan Kurey/Kendal Woodard (GT) 8-7 (7-3)
2. Jamie Loeb/Ashley Dai (NC) def. Natasha Prokhnevska/Muriel Wacker (GT) 8-3
3. Rasheeda McAdoo/Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (GT) def. Hayley Carter/Tessa Lyons (NC) 8-5

Match Notes:
North Carolina 22-3, 11-1 ACC; National ranking #7
Georgia Tech 11-7, 8-4 ACC; National ranking #27
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,1,2,4,6,5)



Comments

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all
  • NHL Playoffs: St. Louis at Dallas

    Today at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NASCAR at Talladega

    Today at 1:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • MLB: San Francisco at NY Mets

    Tonight at 8:00 on 99.9 The Fan

ATP Scoreboard
Sunday, May 1
Istanbul Open (ATP)
 
(ATP)
Final
(3) D. Thiem67 6 0   
(4) P. Kohlschrei79 4 1   
 
Estoril Open (ATP)
 
(ATP/WTA)
First Round
J. Monaco 
F. Verdasco 
A. Dolgopolov 
S. Johnson 
 
WTA Scoreboard
Sunday, May 1
(ATP/WTA)
First Round
(13) K. Pliskova6 6    
L. Dominguez 2 1    
(7) R. Vinci4 2    
D. Kovinic6 6    
L. Tsurenko2 1    
A. Pavlyuchen6 6    
D. Gavrilova7 6    
H. Watson5 4    
(8) C. Suarez Nav3 6 6   
T. Babos6 2 3   
A. Riske6 3 4   
M. Keys1 6 6   
E. Vesnina7 6    
J. Ostapenko5 0    
(2) A. Kerber4 2    
B. Strycova6 6    
D. Kasatkina3 6 2   
P. Tig6 4 6   
(3) G. Muguruza6 1    
A. Schmiedlov2 2    
L. Chirico2     
M. Niculescu2     
S. Lisicki6 0    
M. Puig1 1    
(5) P. Kvitova 
L. Arruabarre 
J. Jankovic 
S. Cirstea 
K. Knapp 
M. Gasparyan 
C. Garcia 
J. Konta 
K. Mladenovic 
M. Lucic-Baro 
(10) T. Bacsinszky 
A. Petkovic 
(4) V. Azarenka 
L. Robson 
(9) S. Kuznetsova 
L. Siegemund 
(14) A. Ivanovic 
K. Siniakova 
S. Sorribes T 
S. Stosur 
(11) L. Safarova 
C. Vandeweghe 
(6) S. Halep 
M. Doi 
I. Begu 
E. Bouchard 
(1) A. Radwanska 
D. Cibulkova