Saturday Women’s Tennis Update
DALLAS – South Carolina women’s tennis freshman Emma Shelton is set to compete in the Hilltop Draw final at the SMU Fall Invitational on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. at the SMU Tennis Complex.
Shelton started the day with a victory against Isabella Tcherkes Zade of SMU, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Following, she topped teammate Silvia Chinellato, 6-4, 6-3, advancing to the final. There, Shelton will see UT San Antonio’s Jasmin Starr for the title.
Before falling the Shelton, Chinellato earned a win opposite of SMU’s Jackie Nylander, 3-6, 6-3, 10-6.
ORLANDO, Fla. – South Carolina senior Mia Horvit tallied two wins on the second day of play at the USTA Fall Ranked Spotlight at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla.
Horvit first defeated Selma Cadar of Miami in a quick fashion, 6-0, 6-2. Next, she topped Ohio State’s No. 61 Kolie Allen, 6-3, 6-0. Horvit is set to play UCF’s Nandini Sharma in the Singles Compass Draw – North final.
Also taking down a Buckeye, No. 125 Megan Davies came out on top over Irina Cantos, 6-4, 6-3. In her next match, Davies had a walkover to advance to the Singles Compass Draw – South title against Tennessee’s No. 89 Kaitlin Staines.
Davies and Horvit will start Sunday with a doubles match at 9 a.m. opposite of Ohio State’s No. 49 Allen and Shiori Fukuda. Following, they’ll hit the court for their final singles matches of the weekend.
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