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University of Tennessee Women Team News
Friday, 10/26/2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - After a successful weekend at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regionals, the Tennessee women’s tennis team returns to campus to host the Tennessee Fall Invitational at Barksdale Stadium and the Goodfriend Tennis Center.

Tennessee welcomes Ohio State, Kentucky and NC State to town for the tournament, which features a dual meet-style set up. The tournament will run from Friday, October 26 to Sunday, October 28.

Play will begin Friday, October 26 at 1 p.m. when Ohio State and Kentucky square off in singles play, followed by all four teams taking part in doubles action at 4 p.m. and concluding with singles action between NC State and Tennessee.

There are no draws for the tournament. Each day, the coaches will set their team’s lineups.

Play will begin with two teams facing off in dual-style singles play, followed by all four teams taking part in doubles play and concluding with the remaining two teams competing in singles action.

1 p.m. Ohio State vs. Kentucky Singles
4 p.m. Doubles
5 p.m. Tennessee vs. NC State Singles

10 a.m. NC State vs. Kentucky Singles
1 p.m. Doubles
2 p.m. Tennessee vs. Ohio State Singles

10 a.m. NC State vs. Ohio State Singles
1 p.m. Doubles
2 p.m. Tennessee vs. Kentucky Singles


Last weekend at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional, three Vols took part in the action with senior Kata Szekely and junior Brynn Boren competing in both the doubles and singles finals.

Boren and Szekely paired up to capture the doubles championship, the third season in a row that the Lady Vols have won the title. The duo squared off in the singles final with Szekely getting the best of her junior teammate.

With the wins, Szekely and Boren earned a spot in the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships in doubles play and Szkeley earned an automatic qualifying spot in singles. Boren will look for an at-large bid.

The Lady Vols have not hosted a fall tournament on campus since the 2009-10 season when they played host to the St. Mary’s Tournament from November 6-8 which brought Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and East Tennessee State to Knoxville.

The Lady Vols did host the Ohio Valley Regionals at the Knoxville Racquet Club from Oct. 14-18, 2010 during the 2010-11 season.