October 17, 2013

Women’s Tennis Prepares Ohio Valley Regional

Tournament Central

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - For the second time in three years, the University of Memphis will serve as host of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, which will be held at The Racquet Club of Memphis, Oct. 18-22. Admission is free to the event.

A total of 88 singles players and 44 doubles teams will vie for the chance to advance to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, Nov. 7-10, at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

The qualifying draws for singles and doubles will take place Friday beginning at 8 a.m. while the main draws will start Saturday. Semifinal matches in singles begin at 3 p.m. (CT) Monday while the final is slated for Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. In doubles, semifinal action takes place Monday at 6:30 p.m. with the championship match set for Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Back draws for doubles are set to begin Saturday at 5:30 p.m. while singles start Sunday at 11 a.m.

All results from the Ohio Valley Regional will be tweet on the University of Memphis Twitter account (@UofMTennis) and also on the live blog on the tournament central page at GoTigersGo.com. 

Singles Qualifying Draw First Round
Stephanie McLoughlin (BU) vs. Chloe Heerden (Miami OH) - Fri 9:15 a.m.

Singles Main Draw First Round
Caroline Hedrick (BU) vs. No. 4 Mara Schmidt (PU) – Sat 2:30 p.m. 

Doubles Main Draw First Round
Caroline Hedrick / Kailey Eaton (BU) vs. Sanders / Moore (BSU) – Sat. 8 a.m.