2010 ACC Women's Tennis Championship Pairings Announced
April 19, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The nation’s top-ranked team, the top-ranked singles player and the defending national championship squad will be among a star-studded field as the 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Championship gets under way Thursday at the Cary (N.C.) Tennis Park.
Top-ranked North Carolina (24-3, 11-0) will be seeded first in the 12-team field, but the Tar Heels will be challenged by a number of fellow ranked teams, including sixth-ranked and defending NCAA champion Duke (19-6, 7-4), No. 8 Clemson (21-4, 9-2) and No. 11 Miami (17-4, 10-1). Florida State and Georgia Tech also rank among the nation’s Top 25.
Headlining a talented group of individual players will be Georgia Tech’s top-ranked Irina Falconi, who closed out the regular season on a 16-match winning streak and has recorded an overall singles record of 22-1. Among the many other ranked players will be Miami’s No. 6 Laura Vallverdu, the 2009 NCAA singles runner-up.
Action gets under way Thursday with first-round matches and concludes with Sunday’s 11 a.m. championship match. Please see pairings below or the attached bracket for the full schedule.
2010 ACC Championship
Thursday, April 22
Friday, April 23
9 a.m. - #1 North Carolina (24-3, 11-0) vs. NC State-Wake Forest winner
9 a.m. - #4 Duke (19-6, 7-4) vs. Florida State-Maryland winner
12 p.m. - #2 Miami (17-4, 10-1) vs. Georgia Tech- Virginia Tech winner
3 p.m. - #3 Clemson (21-4, 9-2) vs. Virginia-Boston College winner
Saturday, April 24
Sunday, April 25