Wake Forest Begins Play at Tennessee Fall Invite
Oct. 27, 2017

By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeWTennis)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Wake Forest women’s tennis team returned to action in Knoxville on Friday at the Tennessee Fall Invite.

The tournament is played dual-match style, with the Demon Deacons competing against Ohio State in singles and Tennessee in doubles on Friday.

Wake Forest enjoyed a 4-2 performance in singles competition against the Buckeyes on Friday. In the No. 1 slot, Emma Davis took care of Anna Sanford, 7-6 (7-3), 6-1, rolling in the second set after winning a first-set tiebreaker. In a grueling match at the No. 2 position, freshman Eliza Omirou outlasted Shiori Fukuda, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-4), 6-4.

Anna Ulyashchenko continued her strong fall season, winning, 6-2, 7-5 in the No. 4 spot. Finally, Joanna Zalewski won the first and third sets to defeat Danielle Wolf, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

In doubles competition, the Deacs took on Tennessee, winning one of three matches on the day. Omirou and Zalewski provided Wake Forest’s victory as the duo prevailed over Tenika McGiffin and Elizabeth Profit, 8-7 (5).

Play will continue Saturday, as the Demon Deacons will take on Arizona State in singles competition and Ohio State in doubles.

Day One Singles Results:
1. Emma Davis (46) (WF) def. Anna Sanford (33) (OSU) 7-6 (3), 6-1
2. Eliza Omirou (WF) def. Shiori Fukuda (OSU) 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-4
3. Olivia Sneed (OSU) def. Chandler Carter (WF) 6-7 (2), 6-2, 7-5
4. Anna Ulyashchenko (WF) def. Maria Tyrina (OSU) 6-2, 7-5
5. Joanna Zalewski (WF) def. Danielle Wolf (OSU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
6. Mary Beth Hurley (OSU) def. Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (6)


Tenika McGiffin (UT) def. Courtney Meredith (WF) 6-3, 6-1

Day One Doubles Results:
1. Sadie Hammond / Gabby Schuck (UT) def. Chandler Carter / Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) 8-6
2. Eliza Omirou / Anna Ulyashchenko (WF) def. Tenika McGiffin / Elizabeth Profit (UT) 8-7 (5)
3. Ariadna Riley / Chelsea Sawyer (UT) def. Emma Davis / Courtney Meredith 8-7 (5)



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