The No. 2 North Carolina women’s tennis team defeated No. 4 Georgia Tech in a regular season rematch, defeating the Yellow Jackets 4-3 to advance to the ACC Championship match. Earlier this season, Georgia Tech handed UNC just its second loss of the season.
Just like in the quarterfinals the day before, UNC (25-3, 13-2) dropped the doubles point to Georgia Tech (21-5, 12-3) and went into singles play down the first point.
Even though No. 3 doubles pair Jessie Aney and Alexa Graham defeated Georgia Tech’s top-ranked doubles pair earlier this season, the Yellow Jackets got their revenge. Aney and Graham were defeated 6-2. No. 22 ranked doubles pair Sara Daavettila and Alle Sanford also lost their match 6-3, while Marika Akkerman and Makenna Jones won 6-2.
Aney got the Tar Heels off to a good start in singles play when she took down her Georgia Tech opponent in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5, on Court Five.