Yana Koroleva Named ACC Player of the Week
March 5, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Clemson sophomore Yana Koroleva has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. The honor is her second of her season, as she was named the league’s co-player of the week with Duke’s Ester Goldfeld on Feb. 19.
Koroleva cruised in singles play on court one as she defeated a pair of ranked opponents. The Moscow, Russia, native defeated No. 37 Daneika Borthwick, last week’s ACC Player of the Week, 6-3, 6-4, to help the Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the No. 16 ranked Seminoles in Tallahassee on March 1.
Koroleva followed that win up with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Miami’s Lina Liliekite who is ranked No. 110 in the latest ITA Poll.
With the two singles wins, Koroleva owns an 8-5 mark against ranked foes.