The Cavaliers again found some cushion with a win by Altamirano on the fourth court, 6-3, 6-1, to push UVA to the precipice of its third-straight title, but that was delayed by Robert Kelly's two-set win on the third court to make the match score 3-2. "We're looking forward to the opportunity of improving and developing against great competition". "I feel like I'd dropped my level a little bit there", Boyden said.
Florida captured the seventh national title in school history, while the sixth-seeded Cardinal was denied its 19th championship. Tied 6-6, the two duos went to a tiebreaker until Virginia clinched a close 7 (5)-6 set, giving the defending NCAA champions the 1-0 match lead. "They did a tremendous job, you know just hanging in there after we took that momentum away".
Shankle is competing in the NCAA Championship as an individual in singles for the first time since her sophomore season and the second time in her Baylor career.
Entering this year's tournament, UNC was 23-25 in NCAA play.
He also helped guide the team to a school record 29 wins this past season, while consistently taking on the opposing team's top players on Court One. She has compiled an 11-4 mark against ranked foes this year, besting each of the last six ranked opponents she has faced. The Tar Heels' other loss came against Wake Forest on March 10 in Winston-Salem. "They have taken us to incredible places, three quarterfinals in the NCAA tournament, finals here and a national championship previous year at the ITA Indoors". He also earned first-team All-Southeastern Conference and SEC All-tournament Team honors.
On the women's side, junior Arianne Hartono will compete in singles and in doubles with freshman Alexa Bortles. The team has five victories against nationally ranked doubles opponents in the spring.