Wildcats Earn Top-10 Doubles Ranking, Three in Singles Top-120

Full ITA Rankings: Singles | Doubles | All-American Championships

LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the second consecutive year, three Kentucky tennis standouts are ranked in the Oracle/ITA Division I Women’s Preseason Rankings, it was announced. The rankings are highlighted by Mami Adachi and Adila Sutjiadi earning a spot inside the top-10 at No. 9 in doubles.

The pairing finished ranked 26th last season, after defeating the No. 12 doubles pair and making it to the Sweet 16 at the NCAA Tournament.

Nadia Ravita is No. 56 in the singles rankings, while Sutjiadi comes in at No. 78 and Adachi at No. 120. Adachi and Sutjiadi’s doubles ranking is the fourth highest among the loaded Southeastern Conference.

Drada and the Wildcats look to get back to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year.

The Wildcats open the season Sept. 18-20 at the Oracle/ITA Masters with only Adachi and Sutjiadi competing as a doubles pairing. The team will then compete at the Las Vegas $50,000 on Sept. 28 – Oct. 4. The spring portion of the schedule will begin on Jan. 23 as Kentucky takes on Dartmouth in Ann Arbor, Mich., for the ITA Kickoff Weekend. The first home matches at the Boone Center in Lexington are on Feb. 21 against Michigan State and Eastern Kentucky.

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