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April 9, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – North Carolina senior Gina Suarez-Malaguti has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, announced Tuesday by the league office.
Suarez-Malaguti earned a pair of singles wins and one doubles victory while helping the No. 1 Tar Heels to wins over No. 27 Georgia Tech (4-0) and No. 16 Clemson (4-3).
The Pembroke Pines, Fla., native teamed with Tessa Lyons at No. 3 doubles to defeat Georgia Tech’s Jasmine Minor and Natasha Prokhnevska, 8-1. In singles action against the Yellow Jackets, Suarez-Malaguti dominate at the No. 1 slot and took down Elizabeth Kilborn, 6-1, 6-2.
Against the Tigers, Suarez-Malaguti was first off the courts in singles play following a 6-2, 6-4 win over No. 16 Yana Koroleva at No. 1
The win over the 16th-ranked Tigers marked the eighth win over a top-25 foe of the season.