ACC Tennis Players of the Week Announced

ACC Tennis Players of the Week Announced

Tuesday February 4, 2014

 

Georgia Tech’s Eduardo Segura and Virginia’s Julia Elbaba earn honors

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Georgia Tech’s Eduardo Segura and Virginia’s Julia Elbaba have been named this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference Tennis Players of the Week.

Georgia Tech’s Segura scored a straight-set victory over Andrew Adams of South Carolina at the No. 3 singles position to help Georgia Tech stun the 17th-ranked Gamecocks, 4-2, keeping the Yellow Jackets undefeated at 4-0. His 6-4, 6-2 win put the Yellow Jackets ahead for the first time, 3-2, in the match. Segura also partnered with freshman Carlos Benito to capture a 6-2 win over South Carolina’s Kyle Koch and Chip Cox, the nation’s 24th-ranked doubles team, to remain undefeated in dual matches this spring. He is 3-1 in dual-match singles play.

Virginia’s Elbaba, who is the nation’s 11th-ranked singles player, posted a 2-0 mark in singles play in a 6-1 win against No. 44 VCU and a 5-2 triumph versus No. 33 South Carolina. Playing at No. 1 singles, Elbaba defeated VCU’s Cindy Chala, 6-1, 6-2 and South Carolina’s Elixane Lechemia, 6-1, 6-3. Elbaba also partnered with teammate Rachel Pierson to register a perfect 2-0 mark in doubles play. Playing at the No. 1 doubles spot, the nation’s eighth-ranked duo downed a Rams’ combo, 6-3, and a Gamecocks’ team, 7-5, to factor into the team victory.