No. 20 and third-seeded Wake Forest got its revenge against No. 25 and second-seeded Miami with a 4-2 win in the semifinals of the 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships Saturday afternoon in Cary, N.C.
Despite its No. 3 ranking in the country, the Duke Blue Devils came into Sunday’s Atlantic Coast Conference Championships Final in Cary, N.C. as the second seed after losing to No. 6 Miami 5-2 on March 22 at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.
After the No. 25 men’s tennis beat host Wake Forest 4-3 on April 5, the 20th-ranked Demon Deacons got their payback with a 4-2 victory Saturday afternoon in the semifinals at the 2009 ACC Championship at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C. Third-seeded Wake Forest (20-8) jumped off to an early lead by taking the…
Since that day, the Hurricanes (12-7, 8-2) have won seven of their last eight matches, with the lone loss a 4-3 decision to top-ranked Virginia at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.
Here at the University of Miami, the sixth-ranked women’s tennis team (20-3, 9-1) has its own version of “The Fab Four” in the form of four nationally ranked singles players – junior Laura Vallverdu and sophomores Bianca Eichkorn, Michaela Kissell and Julia Cohen.
With its remaining regular season match at 1 p.m. this Friday against host Maryland (4-15, 1-8), the fifth-ranked women’s tennis team rides a nine-game winning streak after sweeping 7-0 weekend matches against N.C. State and No. 34 Wake Forest.