Three members of the Virginia women's tennis team have earned an invitation to compete in the individual NCAA championships, which will be held May 22-27 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida following the conclusion of the team championship, which will take place from 18 to 20 May.
College student Julia Adams earned blanket invitations to compete in both the singles and doubles championships, partnering sophomore Mélodie Collard in the latter. Senior Natasha Subhash earned an all-around invitation to the singles championship.
Additionally, Subhash and Elaine Chervinsky are prime alternates for doubles and could earn a berth in the league based on retirements. This year's event will be conducted jointly with the NCAA Division II and III Men's and Women's Tennis Championships and hosted by the University of Central Florida and the Greater Orlando Sports Commission.
The NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Subcommittee has selected the 64 women's singles and 32 doubles teams to compete in the 2023 NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Championships. All matches will be best of three sets. Commercial-free scoring and a seven-point tie from six games will be used for all games.
In doubles, a 10-point tiebreak match will be played instead of the third set. Automatic qualification to the Division I Singles Championship is awarded to any conference with one or more eligible singles players ranked in the ITA Top 125 for eligible/entered singles players.
About the University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is a public research university located in Charlottesville, Virginia and was founded by Thomas Jefferson. Conceived in 1800, and opened in 1819, it is important in the history of the United States for being the first to offer studies on subjects that are now common, such as architecture, astronomy and philosophy, as well as the first to divide school and church.
Its School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was the first engineering school in the United States associated with a university. Grape. it was officially included in The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. The University, along with Jefferson's Monticello House, was named a World Heritage Site, one of three modern American places to have been honored.
It was the first campus in the world to be included by UNESCO in this list. The University of Virginia sports program is a Division I-A member and, since 1953, has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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