Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 10 Michigan in Round of 32
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 20 Kentucky women’s tennis exited the NCAA Championships in the Second Round after a 4-1 loss to host school tenth-ranked Michigan on Saturday. The Wildcats season ends with a record of 18-10, while the Wolverines advance to the Round of 16.
Kentucky secured the doubles point after the top-ranked doubles pair of Adila Sutjiadi and Mami Adachi continued their stellar play with a win over No. 11 Brienne Minor and Mira Ruder-Hook, 6-4. The duo picked up their 16th win of the season and increased their career win total to 28. Senior Kirsten Lewis and Freshman Akvilė Paražinskaitė won their match at No. 3 doubles over Ronit Yurovsky and Kara Hall, 7-5.
Adachi and Sutjiadi will head to Tulsa, Okla., as the No. 2 overall see in the doubles tournament field of 32, while Sutjiadi will appear in singles as an at-large bid in the field of 64. The singles and doubles competition will be held May 25-30 at the Case Tennis Center.
NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Second Round -- Ann Arbor
May 14, 2016
Michigan 4, Kentucky 1
No. 1 -- Ronit Yurovsky (U-M) d. Aldila Sutjiadi (UK), 6-1, 6-4
No. 2 -- Brienne Minor (U-M) d. Justina Mikulskyte (UK), 6-1, 6-4
No. 3 -- Kate Fahey (U-M) vs. Nadia Ravita (UK), 6-3, 5-6 abandoned
No. 4 -- Alex Najarian (U-M) vs. Mami Adachi (UK), 7-6 (2), 6-4
No. 5 -- Mira Ruder-Hook (U-M) d. Akvile Parazinskaite (UK), 6-2, 6-3
No. 6 -- Teona Velehorschi (U-M) vs. Kirsten Lewis (UK), 7-6 (2), 1-3 abandoned
No. 1 -- Aldila Sutjiadi/ Mami Adachi (UK) d. Brienne Minor/Mira Ruder-Hook (U-M), 6-4
No. 2 -- Kate Fahey/Alex Najarian (U-M) d. Justina Mikulskyte/ Nadia Ravita (UK), 6-3
No. 3 -- Kirsten Lewis/ Akvile Parazinskaite (UK) d. Ronit Yurovsky/Kara Hall (U-M), 7-5
Order of completion: Doubles 2-1-3 Singles 1-2-5-4