After falling to No. 6 Georgia Tech on Saturday, the top-ranked North Carolina women’s tennis team (17-2, 6-1 ACC) got another win under its belt, as the Tar Heels shut out Virginia Tech (11-5, 2-5 ACC), 7-0.
After a conference loss on Saturday to Georgia Tech, the Tar Heels came out determined to gain another ACC win over Virginia Tech.
North Carolina quickly proved its dominance during doubles play, as Jessie Aney and Alexa Graham on Court 1, and Alle Sanford and Marika Akkerman on Court Two each defeated Virginia Tech’s doubles teams, 6-3.
After earning the point for a doubles win, the Tar Heels kept pressing during their singles matches. Although there were some rough starts and inconsistent holds of serves for North Carolina throughout the matches, they were ultimately able to win all six of their singles matches.
Who stood out?
The No. 2 ranked doubles team, Aney and Graham, added another win to their record after upsetting the No. 1 ranked doubles team from Georgia Tech on Saturday.