UT senior Aeriel Ellis suffers a straight-set defeat in the opening round of the ITA All-American Championships.
Ellis falls in first round at ITA All-American Championships
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. – Texas senior Aeriel Ellis suffered a straight-set defeat Thursday in the opening round of the main singles draw at the ITA All-American Championships, one of three national championship events on the college tennis calendar.
The two-time All-American fell to Penn State’s Petra Januskova by a 6-2, 6-4 count. Ellis was making her fourth consecutive appearance in the main singles draw at the ITA All-American Championships.
Ellis will enter the singles consolation draw and compete again Friday against an opponent to be determined. Ellis’ match is set for 2:30 p.m. Central.
ITA All-American Championships
Singles Round of 32
No. 52 Petra Januskova (Penn State) def. No. 20 Aeriel Ellis (UT) – 6-2, 6-4
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