TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State women’s tennis team heads to Georgia Tech to compete in the 2018 ITA Southeast Regional. The Noles will be one of 14 teams competing in a field that includes 8 teams that finished 2018 ranked in the Top-75 and 6 teams that finished ranked in the top-25.
The Garnet and Gold will be competing alongside UCF, Florida, FGCU, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Mercer, Miami, UNF, USF and Stetson.
All eight Seminoles qualified for the main draw and will begin competition on Friday (Oct. 19) at 9 a.m. with one round of doubles before two rounds of singles. Play concludes on Monday (Oct. 22) with the singles and doubles main draw and consolation finals.
The doubles the singles champions will earn an automatic bid into the Oracle/ITA National Fall Championships in Surprise, Ariz. held Nov. 7-11.
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Friday, Oct. 19 – Main Draw – Doubles round of 32, Singles rounds of 64 and 32
-Doubles is at 9 a.m. followed by the singles round of 64 approx. 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – Main Draw – Doubles round of 16 and quarterfinals, Singles round of 16; Consolation
-Doubles begin at 9 a.m. followed by the singles round of 16 approx. 2:30 p.m. (Consolation all day)
Sunday, Oct. 21 – Main Draw – Singles quarterfinals and semifinals, doubles semifinals; Consolation
-Singles begin at 10 a.m. followed by doubles approx.. 4:30 p.m. (Consolation all day)
Monday, Oct. 22 – Main Draw – Singles and Doubles Finals; Consolation Singles and Doubles Finals
-Play begins at 9 a.m.
Format & Scoring
-No-ad scoring will be used in all ITA singles and doubles matches
-Singles will be 2-out-of-3 sets except for Consolation matches which will play a 10-point Match Tiebreak in lieu of a third set.
-In all ITA Regional Championship events, a doubles match must consist of a minimum of an 8-game pro set (tiebreak at 7-all), with the semifinals and finals doubles matches consisting of 2-out-of-3 sets, with a 10-point Match Tiebreak in lieu of a third set
1.University of Central Florida
2.University of Florida
3. Florida Gulf Coast University
4. Florida State University
5. University of Georgia
6. Georgia Southern
7. Georgia State
8. Georgia Tech
9. Kennesaw State
12. University of North Florida
13. University of South Florida