Women's Tennis Opens ITA All-American Main Draw
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif.—LSU women’s tennis will have two Tigers competing in the main draw of the ITA Women’s All-American tournament beginning Thursday.
Sophomore No. 38 Eden Richardson will make her debut in the tournament. She will face No. 18 ranked Kate Fahey of Michigan in the singles round of 64 starting at 1:45 p.m. CT.
Richardson will join senior No. 64 Jessica Golovin in doubles play as the No. 7 ranked duo in the Oracle/ITA preseason rankings.
As the fifth seed in doubles play the Tiger pair earned a bye in the round of 32 and will face the winner of the match between No. 37 ranked duo Aiwen Zhu and En Pei Huang of University of Las Vegas and Vanderbilt’s Fernanda Contreras and Summer Dvorak. Golovin and Richardson will begin doubles play in the round of 16 beginning on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. CT.
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2018 ITA Women’s All-American Championships
Thursday, October 4
Main Draw Singles Round of 64
No. 38 Eden Richardson (LSU) vs. No. 18 Kate Fahey (Michigan)
Main Draw Doubles Round of 32
Main Draw Doubles Round of 16