Duke freshman Mallory Cecil took down junior Laura Vallverdu 7-5, 6-4 on Monday afternoon for the NCAA Women’s Singles Championship in College Station, Texas.
No. 6 Miami earned singles wins on courts two through five to advance to the quarterfinals with a 4-2 victory over defending champion and No. 11 UCLA Friday afternoon at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.
In the hopes of winning the program’s first women’s tennis national title, sixth-ranked Miami must defeat defending champion and No. 10 UCLA in the Round of 16 tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.
Sophomore Carl Sundberg and No. 22 Miami came back from a 3-0 deficit to upset No. 10 Florida 4-3 Saturday evening at the University of Florida’s Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex.