2010 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship Pairings Announced

2010 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship Pairings Announced
Action gets under way Thursday at Cary (N.C.) Tennis Park

GREENSBORO, N.C. The nation’s top-ranked team, the top-ranked singles player and the defending national championship squad will be among a star-studded field as the 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Championship gets under way Thursday at the Cary (N.C.) Tennis Park.

Top-ranked North Carolina (24-3, 11-0) will be seeded first in the 12-team field, but the Tar Heels will be challenged by a number of fellow ranked teams, including sixth-ranked and defending NCAA champion Duke (19-6, 7-4), No. 8 Clemson (21-4, 9-2) and No. 11 Miami (17-4, 10-1). Florida State and Georgia Tech also rank among the nation’s Top 25.

Headlining a talented group of individual players will be Georgia Tech’s top-ranked Irina Falconi, who closed out the regular season on a 16-match winning streak and has recorded an overall singles record of 22-1. Among the many other ranked players will be Miami’s No. 6 Laura Vallverdu, the 2009 NCAA singles runner-up.

Action gets under way Thursday with first-round matches and concludes with Sunday’s 11 a.m. championship match. Please see pairings below or the attached bracket for the full schedule.

2010 ACC Championship

April 22-25; Cary Tennis Park

Cary, N.C.

Thursday, April 22

First round

9 a.m. - #8 NC State (12-9, 4-7) vs. #9 Wake Forest (10-13, 4-7)

9 a.m. - #5 Florida State (12-9, 6-4) vs. #12 Maryland (0-11, 5-13)

12 p.m. - #7 Georgia Tech (12-9, 5-5) vs. #10 Virginia Tech (10-12, 2-9)

3 p.m. - #6 Virginia (14-9, 6-5) vs. #11 Boston College (6-15, 1-10)

Friday, April 23

Quarterfinals

9 a.m. - #1 North Carolina (24-3, 11-0) vs. NC State-Wake Forest winner

9 a.m. - #4 Duke (19-6, 7-4) vs. Florida State-Maryland winner

12 p.m. - #2 Miami (17-4, 10-1) vs. Georgia Tech- Virginia Tech winner

3 p.m. - #3 Clemson (21-4, 9-2) vs. Virginia-Boston College winner

Saturday, April 24

Semifinals

10 a.m. - Friday morning winners

1 p.m. – Friday afternoon winners

Sunday, April 25

Championship

11 a.m. – Saturday’s winners

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