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Friday January 27th

Tennis


Junior Anika Yarlagadda scores a point against Safiya Carrington of Louisiana State at the Kitty Harrison Invitational on Sept. 25.

No. 1 UNC women's tennis tops No. 8 Pepperdine, 4-3, to advance to NCAA Final Four

The No. 1 North Carolina women’s tennis team narrowly defeated the No. 8 Pepperdine Waves, 4-3, to advance to the NCAA Final Four. The deciding factor turned out to be junior Anika Yarlagadda, who claimed a win over Pepperdine’s Nikki Redelijk, who was inserted into the Wave’s lineup after an injury occurred early in the doubles. Coming up strong in the second and third sets on her court, Yarlagadda won 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, to clinch the win for the Tar Heels.

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