CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Sophomore Jamie Grinberg (Chapel Hill, N.C./East Chapel Hill) went 2-0 in qualifying singles, earning an entry in the singles main draw Thursday at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.
Grinberg defeated ECU’s Nicole Laduca in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2 in her first match before earning a tough three set win against Jenny Lunde (Gardner-Webb), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, to clinch a berth into the singles main draw.
Grinberg will now face No. 1 overall seed Beatrice Capra (Duke), who is ranked No. 27 in the ITA rankings, Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Freshman Yasmin Franco (Largo, Fla./Indian Rocks Christian) fell to No. 1 seed Bryn Khoury from Elon, 6-2, 6-1 in qualifying singles.
Junior Stephanie Falcon (Marietta, Ga./Walton) will take on Winthrop’s Alice Garcia in the singles main draw Friday at 4 p.m.
In doubles, Grinberg and Franco lost to Furman’s Karlee Brvde and Ansley Speaks, 8-4, in the first round of the doubles main draw.
For updated draws and live scoring during the tournament, visit the tournament central page.
UNCG will finish the 2013 fall campaign at the Roberta Allison Invitational (Nov. 1-3) in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
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