5/31 – National championship matches begin at noon today. Streaming video of the matches can be found at the following link. The matches will most likely be played on the Henry Field courts when searching for the courts that the Tennessee teams are playing on. Good luck to Davey Sandgren, John-Partick Smith, Caitlin Whoriksey and Natalie Pluskota as they battle for national titles today in Athens, GA.
Both Tennessee teams win their semi matches today in straight sets and go for the national title in doubles on Memorial Day. All the best to Vols John-Patrick Smith & Davey Sandgren and Lady Vols Natalie Pluskota and Caitlin Whoriskey as they go for national titles Monday.
Sandgren & Smith versus North Carolina (national semi’s match)
Whoriskey & Pluskota versus Georgia (national semi’s match)
4:25pm 5/29 – Both teams advance, Sandgren & Smith win 6-3 in the 3rd while Whoriskey & Pluskota cash in on their 4th match point in a 3rd set tie break to pick up the win over Florida (8-6 tie-break score). Both teams will now battle in the national semis tomorrow.
5/29 – Caitlin Whoriskey & Natalie Pluskota quarterfinal match
5/29 – Davey Sandgren & John-Patrick Smith quarterfinal match
5/28 – 6:07pm – Smith & Sandgren just closed out the 2nd set and take their match 4 & 6. TN now has teams in both the men’s & women’s quarters, which will be played tomorrow, as Whoriskey and Pluskota won their match today in straight sets. However, Whoriskey did lose in her singles match as did Rhyne Williams which eliminates the TN players from the singles draw.
John-Patrick Smith & Davey Sandgren (doubles (round of 16, teams noted on the video screen are incorrect)
Lady Vols Caitlin Whoriskey & Natalie Pluskota (doubles) round of 16
Lady Vol Caitlin Whoriskey (singles) round of 16