The No. 2 North Carolina women’s tennis team faced off against Wake Forest in its first match of the ACC Championship after a double-bye. The No. 3 seeded Tar Heels defeated No. 11 seed Wake Forest 4-1.
UNC (24-3, 12-2) dropped the doubles point to Wake Forest (19-13, 5-9) and went into singles play down 1-0 after No. 3 doubles ranked pair Jessie Aney and Alexa Graham lost their doubles match 6-4 and the No. 22 ranked pair of Sara Daavettila and Alle Sanford lost in two sets, 7-6, 7-3.
UNC quickly bounced back to dominate singles play, winning the first four sets to clinch the win. Aney finished first on Court Five, defeating her Wake opponent in straight sets 6-1, 6-4.
Next, No. 7 Makenna Jones won on Court One to keep her undefeated ACC singles record alive. Jones defeated her opponent 6-2, 6-4. No. 41 Daavettila then won on Court Three and Chloe Ouellet-Pizer clinched the match with a 6-4, 6-4 win on Court Six.