The No. 1 North Carolina women’s tennis team defeated Georgia Tech, 4-1, to clinch a share of the ACC regular season title.
The Tar Heels got off to another strong start, earning the doubles point in a 26th straight match. Junior Makenna Jones and sophomore Alle Sanford picked up a 6-3 victory to start the day, while senior Jessie Aney and junior Alexa Graham, the No. 7 duo in the nation, followed with a 6-3 win to clinch the doubles part.
In singles play, No.12 Sara Daavettila made quick work of her opponent — shutting her out to give the Tar Heels a 2-0 lead after a 6,0, 6-0 win. No. 5 Jones finished her match next with a win, 6-3, 6-4.
On Court One, No. 6 Graham faced tough competition in No.14 Kenya Jones — where she eventually lost in two sets, 7-5, 6-1, to give Georgia Tech its first point of the matchup.