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Texas wins 2021 NCAA DI women's tennis championship

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Texas wins the DI women's tennis national championship
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10:51 pm, May 30, 2021

2021 DI women's tennis champions

Texas Athletics Texas women's tennis

TEAM: Lulu Sun delivered No. 2 Texas its third championship in program history, defeating Pepperdine's Taisiya Pachkaleva in the deciding match at No. 3 singles.

SINGLES: Emma Navarro of Virginia beat of Estrela Perez-Somarrib of Miami (FL) on Friday to win the 2021 singles championship in DI women's tennis.

DOUBLES: Makenna Jones and Elizabeth Scotty of North Carolina defeated Texas' Kylie Collins and Lulu Sun (7-6, 4-6, 10-8) to win the 2021 doubles championship in DI women's tennis.

 

7:51 pm, May 28, 2021

North Carolina's Makenna Jones and Elizabeth Scotty win the 2021 doubles championship

North Carolina Athletics North Carolina women's tennis

Makenna Jones and Elizabeth Scotty of North Carolina defeated Texas' Kylie Collins and Lulu Sun (7-6, 4-6, 10-8) to win the 2021 doubles championship in DI women's tennis. 

Here are the final stats from the championship match.

DI women's tennis doubles competition (final)
6:54 pm, May 28, 2021

Virginia's Emma Navarro wins 2021 singles championship

Emma Navarro of Virginia beat of Estrela Perez-Somarrib of Miami (FL) on Friday to win the 2021 singles championship in DI women's tennis. Navarro only needed 75 minutes to clinch the title.

Below are the final stats from the match.

DI women's tennis singles competition (championship)
3:38 pm, May 28, 2021

DI women's tennis singles and doubles: Championship schedule

Welcome to the final day of the DI women's tennis season. It's Friday, May 28 and we've got the championship matches in singles and doubles play today. In singles, Virginia's Emma Navarro faces Estrela Perez-Somarriba of Miami (FL) in a matchup of two of the top three seeded players. After that North Carolina's duo of Makenna Jones and Elizabeth Scotty face Texas' Kylie Collins and Lulu Sun for the doubles title. Collins and Sun won a doubles point for UT in the team championship and will go for a second title today.

Live stats for both matches are available here

Here is the matchup for today's championship singles match: 

  • No. 2 Estrela Perez-Somarriba, Miami (FL) vs. No. 3 Emma Navarro, Virginia | 12 p.m. ET

View the full singles bracket

Here is the matchup for today's championship doubles match: 

  • No. 4 Makenna Jones/Elizabeth Scotty, North Carolina vs. Kylie Collins/Lulu Sun, Texas | 1:30 p.m. ET

View the complete doubles bracket

10:34 pm, May 27, 2021

Texas' Kylie Collins and Lulu Sun's doubles win sets up an action-packed championship Friday

Texas' Lulu Sun and Kylie Collins

The singles and doubles finals are set in the DI women's tennis tournament. Texas' Kylie Collins and Lulu Sun knocked off Virginia's Emma Navarro and Rosie Johanson 6-4. 5-7, 1-0 (10-8) in the last doubles semifinal of the day to book a date with the No. 4 seed pairing of Makenna Jones and Elizabeth Scotty out of North Carolina. Jones and Scotty made it to the final after knocking off NC State's Alana Smith and Anna Rogers 6-3, 6-4. 

Earlier on Thursday, No. 2 seed Estela Perez-Somarriba out of Miami (Fla.) defeated Oregon's Janice Tjen 7-6, 6-0. Perez-Somarriba will take on Virginia's Emma Navarro. Navarro took down No. 1 seed Sara Deevettila out of North Carolina 6-2, 2-6, 6-2. 

Here is the matchup for Friday's championship singles match: 

  • No. 2 Estrela Perez-Somarriba, Miami (FL) vs. No. 3 Emma Navarro, Virginia | 12 p.m. ET

Here is the matchup for Friday's championship doubles match: 

  • No. 4 Makenna Jones/Elizabeth Scotty, North Carolina vs. Kylie Collins/Lulu Sun, Texas | 1:30 p.m. ET

Here are the semifinal singles match results:

Click or tap here to view the singles bracket.

Here are the semifinal doubles match results:

Click or tap here to view the doubles bracket.

6:38 pm, May 27, 2021

Miami's Perez-Somarriba, Virginia's Navarro clinch spots in title match

Miami (Fla.) Athletics Miami's Estela Perez-Somarriba advanced to the national championship.

The 2021 NCAA DI women's tennis singles championship match will come down to No. 2 seed Estela Perez-Somarriba and No. 3 seed Emma Navarro, who both advanced from the semifinals on Thursday. Navarro took down the No. 1 overall seed, North Carolina's Sara Daavettila, in three sets, while Perez-Somarriba won her semifinal match over Oregon's Janice Tjen 7-6, 6-0.

Click or tap here to view the scores from the semifinals.

9:30 pm, May 27, 2021

DI women's tennis: Semifinals schedule, scores

North Carolina Athletics North Carolina's Sara Daavettila advanced to the semifinals as the top seed.

On Thursday, two individuals clinched berths in the DI Women's Tennis Championships, which will take place Friday, May 28, and soon, two doubles pairings will do the same. All matches stream live on TennisONE.

Here are the singles matchups for the semifinals:

Click or tap here to view the singles bracket.

Here are the doubles matchups for the semifinals:

 Click or tap here to view the doubles bracket.

11:41 pm, May 26, 2021

Singles and doubles championships: Semifinals schedule, scores

Miami (Fla.) Athletics Miami's Estela Perez-Somarriba advanced to the semifinals.

Just four individuals remain in the DI women's tennis singles championship bracket after Wednesday's quarterfinals, which saw the top three seeds in the field advance and two top-eight seeds get knocked out. Four duos remain in the DI women's tennis doubles championships bracket after Wednesday's action saw pairs from NC State, North Carolina, Virginia and Texas advance.

Here are the singles matchups for the semifinals:

  • Thursday, May 27 | No. 1 Sara Daavettilia, North Carolina vs. No. 3 Emma Navarro, Virginia | Live scores
  • Thursday, May 27 | No. 2 Estela Perez-Somarriba, Miami (FL) vs. Janice Tjen, Oregon | Live scores

Here are the doubles matchups for the semifinals:

  • Thursday, May 27 | Alana Smith/Anna Rogers, NC State vs. No. 4 Makenna Jones/Elizabeth Scotty, North Carolina | Live scores
  • Thursday, May 27 | Rosie Johanson/Emma Navarro, Virginia vs. Kylie Collins/Lulu Sun, Texas | Live scores

The winners in the semifinals will advance to the national championship match, which is scheduled for Friday, May 28. All matches stream live on TennisONE.

11:40 pm, May 26, 2021

Singles and doubles championships: Quarterfinals final scores

North Carolina Athletics North Carolina's Sara Daavettila advanced to the quarterfinals as the top seed.

The quarterfinal matches wrapped up play on Wednesday, May 26, with the winners advancing to the semifinals on Thursday, May 27. All matches stream live on TennisONE.

Below is Wednesday's singles results:

Click or tap here to view the singles bracket.

Below is Wednesday's doubles results:

Click or tap here to view the doubles bracket.

Scoring will be a best-of-three sets in both singles and doubles play. There will be no-ad scoring and a 7-point tiebreaker (first to seven points, must win by two points) at six-games-all for all matches. In doubles, a 10-point match tiebreaker will be played instead of a third set.

1:41 am, May 26, 2021

Round of 16 scores, results for DI women's singles and doubles championships

UCLA Athletics UCLA women's tennis

The round of 16 was completed today and quarterfinals will be held tomorrow. A notable elimination is that of the No. 2 seeded doubles pair of North Carolina, Sara Daavettila and Cameron Morra. Kylie Collins and Lulu Sun of Texas defeated the seeded pair in dominant fashion, 6-0 and 6-1. Collins and Sun continue rolling in the doubles tournament after each having a hand in earning Texas the team championship.

All matches will stream live on TennisONE

Here's Tuesday's Round of 16 schedule:

  • No. 1 Sara Daavettila, North Carolina def. Jessica Failla, Pepperdine 6-3, 6-2
  • Christina Rosca, Vanderbilt def. Kelly Chen, Duke 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
  • No. 3 Emma Navarro, Virginia def. Meg Kowalski, Georgia 6-1, 6-1
  • No. 6 Anna Rogers, NC State def. Bunyawi Thamchaiwat, Oklahoma State 5-7, 6-4, 6-1
  • No. 7 Abigail Forbes, UCLA def. Emma Antonaki, Mississippi State 6-3, 6-3
  • Paris Corley, LSU def. Selin Ovunc, Auburn 6-4, 6-0
  • Janice Tjen, Oregon def. Georgia Drummy, Duke 6-2, 6-4
  • No. 2 Estela Perez-Somarriba, Miami (FL) def. Alexa Graham, North Carolina 6-3, 6-3

Click or tap here for stats from every match.

2021 NCAA women's tennis singles bracket

You can click or tap here for another look at the singles bracket.

Below is the Round of 16 schedule:

  • Elysia Bolton/Jada Hart, UCLA def. Akvilė Paražinskaitė/Fiona Arrese, Kentucky 6-3, 6-2
  • Chloe Beck/Karolina Berankova, Duke def. Alana Smith/Anna Rogers, NC State 6(5)-7, 6-4, 10-7
  • Makenna Jones/Elizabeth Scotty, North Carolina def. Katarina Kozarov/Julia Adams, Furman 6-2, 6(2)-7, 11-9
  • Sofia Munera/Natasha Subhash, Virginia def. Marlee Zein/McCartney Kessler, Florida 6-2, 6-4
  • Jayci Goldsmith/Tatiana Makarova, Texas A&M def. Jaeda Daniel/Adriana Reami, NC State 6-2, 6-3
  • Rosie Johanson/Emma Navarro, Virginia def. Carmen Corley/Ivana Corley, Oklahoma 6-4, 6-3
  •  Andrea Garcia/Nandini Das, Florida St. def. Carolyn Campana/Eliza Omirou, Wake Forest 6-4, 7-6(2)
  • Kylie Collins/Lulu Sun, Texas def. Sara Daavettila/Cameron Morra, North Carolina 6-0, 6-1 
2021 NCAA women's tennis doubles bracket

Click or tap here for another look at the doubles bracket.

Both championships are set to continue Wednesday with quarterfinal play. All matches will stream live on TennisONE

1:51 am, May 25, 2021

Round of 32 scores, results for DI women's singles and doubles championships

Oregon's Janice Tjen upset No. 4 Katarina Jokic of Georgia in one of Monday's notable results in the round of 32 at the DI women's singles and doubles championships.

Tjen, a freshman, is only the second Oregon player to reach the round of 16. Elsewhere, No. 1 Sara Daavettila won 6-4, 6-4.

The 2021 NCAA women's singles bracket

You can click or tap here for another look at the singles bracket.

In the doubles championship, Daavettila reached the round of 16 there as well. But Oklahoma sisters Carmen and Ivana Corley upset No. 3 Victoria Flores and Kenya Jones of Georgia Tech.

The NCAA women's doubles bracket

Click or tap here for another look at the doubles bracket.

12:45 pm, May 24, 2021

DI Women's Tennis Championships: Round of 32 schedule, scores

North Carolina Athletics North Carolina's Sara Daavettila advanced to the round of 32.

Singles competition continues today at the 2021 DI women's tennis championship after 32 players advanced from the 64 opening round matches.

Below is a look at the updated bracket heading into the Round of 32 on Monday, May 24. All matches will stream live on TennisONE

NCAA.com The updated DI women's tennis singles bracket.

Click or tap here to view a .PDF of the bracket. 

Doubles competition will begin Monday. You can view the bracket right here

Scoring will be a best-of-three sets in both singles and doubles play. There will be no-ad scoring and a 7-point tiebreaker (first to seven points, must win by two points) at six-games-all for all matches. In doubles, a 10-point match tiebreaker will be played instead of a third set.

1:59 am, May 24, 2021

Results from the first day of singles competition

Georgia Athletics Georgia women's tennis

Singles competition began today at the 2021 DI women's tennis championship. Sixty-four players competed in the opening round, but only 32 advanced.

Below is a look at the updated bracket heading into the Round of 32 on Monday, May 24. All matches will stream live on TennisONE

DI women's tennis single competition (Day 1)

Click or tap here to view a .PDF of the bracket. 

Doubles competition will begin tomorrow. You can view the bracket right here

Scoring will be a best-of-three sets in both singles and doubles play. There will be no-ad scoring and a 7-point tiebreaker (first to seven points, must win by two points) at six-games-all for all matches. In doubles, a 10-point match tiebreaker will be played instead of a third set.

4:33 pm, May 23, 2021

Day 1 of singles competition

NC State Athletics NC State's Alana Smith

Singles competition at the 2021 NCAA DI Women's Tennis Championships kick off Sunday, May 23 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. Doubles competition will begin tomorrow.

The NCAA previously announced the 64 singles players and 32 doubles teams selected for the 2021 DI women's tennis championship.

The matches will air on TennisONE. You can watch every match live here. Complete stats can be found here

Scoring will be a best-of-three sets in both singles and doubles play. There will be no-ad scoring and a 7-point tiebreaker (first to seven points, must win by two points) at six-games-all for all matches. In doubles, a 10-point match tiebreaker will be played instead of a third set.

Click or tap here for the singles bracket, and here for the doubles bracket.

1:24 am, May 23, 2021

No. 2 Texas wins the 2021 DI women's tennis team championship

Texas Athletics Texas women's tennis

Lulu Sun delivered No. 2 Texas its third championship in program history, defeating Pepperdine's Taisiya Pachkaleva in the deciding match at No. 3 singles. Sun won her matchup 6-2, 7-6, 7-5. She had a chance to serve for the match up 5-3 after a service break in the eighth game before Pachkaleva broke back and tied the set at five games apiece. But Sun's serve put her back in front again and broke Pachkaleva's serve a second time to win it, clinching the match with a cross-court backhand winner that was returned into the net.

Click or tap here for the final interactive bracket

Texas won the doubles point and No. 4 singles for an early 2-0 lead before Pepperdine pulled level with wins on courts two and five. The Longhorns and Waves split singles wins at No. 1 and No. 6 just as Pachkaleva forced a third set, setting the stage for a winner-take-all moment.

Here are the final scores (in order) of all singles matches:

No. 4 singles: Texas' Charlotte Chavatipon def. Pepperdine's Shiori Fukuda 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 singles: Pepperdine's Jessica Failla def. Texas' Anna Turati 6-2, 6-3
No. 5 singles: Pepperdine's Lisa Zaar def. Texas' Kylie Collins 6-3, 7-6
No. 1 singles: Texas' Peyton Stearns def. Pepperdine's Ashley Lahey  2-6, 6-0, 6-2
No. 6 singles: Pepperdine's Nikki Redelijk def. Texas' Malaika Rapolu 6-4, 7-5
No. 3 singles: Texas' Lulu Sun def. Pepperdine's Taisiya Pachkaleva 6-4, 6-7, 7-5

And this is how Texas won the doubles point:

  • No. 1 doubles: Texas' L. Sun/K. Collins 7, Pepperdine's A. Lahey/L. Zaar 6 (7-3 in tiebreak) 
  • No. 2 doubles: Pepperdine's S. Fukuda/T. Pachkaleva 6, Texas' A. Turati/F. Labrana 1
  • No. 3 doubles: Texas' C. Chavapiton/P. Stearns 7, Pepperdine's J. Failla/A. Iamachkine 6 (7-5 in tiebreak) 

Don't go anywhere, college tennis fans. We've still got another great week of championship play as the singles and doubles brackets begin Sunday, May 23 and Monday, May 24.