Richardson, Golovin Advance to Finals at ITA Regional

by Morgan Galvin
Women's Tennis Day 3 ITA Southern Regional Draw +0
Richardson, Golovin Advance to Finals at ITA Regional
OXFORD, Miss. – LSU women’s tennis reigning national doubles champions senior Jessica Golovin and sophomore Eden Richardson advanced to the final round in the ITA Southern Regional Championships on Monday.
The No. 7 ranked pair in ITA/Oracle preseason rankings played in the semifinal round on Sunday where they faced Auburn’s Sophia Graver and Taylor Russo. The tandem took down the Auburn duo in a hard fought match, 7-5, 1-6, 1-0(6).
The Lady Tigers will square off in the championship match against No. 31 Alexa Bortles and Isolde de Jong of Ole Miss on Monday at 10:30 a.m. CT.
No. 38 Richardson will also play in the finals for singles after securing the semifinals win. The sophomore took down No. 53 Sabina Machalova of Ole Miss in straight sets, 7-6(3), 6-4.
Richardson will take the court against No. 92 Tea Jandric of Ole Miss in the singles championship following the doubles match. The final round of singles is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. CT.
Both finals matches will be available for live streaming and scoring.
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Monday, October 15
Doubles Championship (10:30 a.m. CT)
No. 7 Jessica Golovin / Eden Richardson (LSU) vs. No. 31 Alexa Bortles / Isolde de Jong (Ole Miss)
Singles Championship (12:30 p.m. CT)
No. 38 Eden Richardson (LSU) vs. No. 92 Tea Jandric (Ole Miss)