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Lady Vols In The Polls


The newest ITA Tennis Polls are out and the Lady Vols remain in 25th in the country for the week of Feb. 12.

Individually, junior Brynn Boren jumped from 23rd to 18th place after the first month of play while senior Kata Szekely dropped from No. 25 to No. 34.

Boren and Szekely, who were ranked 34th in the country in the fall, and 12th to begin the spring season jumped all the way to third in the country in doubles.

The duo ranks behind No. 1 Kaitlyn Christian and Sabrina Santamaria of USC and No. 2 Alexa Guarachi and Mary Ann Macfarlane of Alabama.

Boren, Szekely Advance at Riviera ITA All-American Championships

Doubles Results

On day one of the Riviera ITA Women's All-American Championships, the No. 34 ranked doubles pair of Brynn Boren and Kata Szekely advanced on to round two of qualifying.

The duo earned a 9-8 victory over Jackie Kasler and Jen Pfeifier of Auburn University in round one and will move on to face the No. 5 seed of Aleksandra Josifoska and Nives Pavlovic of UNLV tomorrow.

Kasler and Pfiefier won three doubles matches in two days this weekend to earn their spot in the qualifying round.

Szekely, ranked No. 28, also played a singles match Tuesday. Results to follow later.

Lady Vols Furman Fall Classic Tennis Update (9/22)

Day two of doubles competition has wrapped up at the Furman Fall Classic.

In the flight one championship match, Caitlyn Williams and Joanna Henderson fell to their counterparts from North Carolina, 8-4. The duo finished second in their first competition together in 2012, and in just their seventh match together as a partnership.

Brynn Boren and Kata Szekely took home fifth place in flight one after defeating Jaklin Alawi and Dominika Kanakova from South Carolina 8-5 in their final doubles match of the tournament.

The freshman duo of Tiffany Tavares and Mimi Fotopoulos earned their first doubles victory of the season in the flight two seventh place match with a 8-6 win over the host team's duo of Michele Stanford and Amanda Murray.

Day Two Doubles Results
F1 Championship Match Kay/Dai (UNC) def. Williams/Henderson (UT), 8-4
F1 5th Place Boren/Szekely (UT) def. Alawi/Kanakova (USC), 8-5
F2 7th Place Tavares/Fotopoulous (UT) def. Stanford/Murray (FU), 8-6

Pluskota To Odlum Brown VanOpen Semis

Recent Tennessee graduate Natalie Pluskota has been making her way through the International Tennis Federation Pro Circuit this summer.

After winning the U.S. Open Southern Sectional Qualifying in Alpharetta, Ga., she will play in the U.S. Open National tournament Aug. 17-20 at Yale University to earn a wild card spot in the Grand Slam tournament.

Pluskota defeated Alabama junior Mary Anne Macfarlane 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-4 to earn her bid into the qualifier, rallying from a 4-0 third-set deficit to win the last six games in 100-degree heat.

Most recently the Newnan, Ga. native traveled west, and north, to Vancouver where she has found herself in the semifinals of the Odlum Brown VanOpen doubles tournament.

Partnered with Jacqueline Cako of the Arizona State women's tennis team, the duo will play Friday, August 3 on Centre Court at approximately 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Watch Pluskota live as she looks to advance to the finals of the tournament, to be held Saturday.


Also of note, returning junior Brynn Boren has spent much of her summer in Europe playing in clay court tournaments.

Boren recently spoke to Jimmy Hyams of AM 990, FM 99.1, FM 99.3, the Sports Animal here in Knoxville.

Listen Live Friday night between 6 and 7 p.m. during the Tennis Hour to hear all about Boren's experience.

Happy Birthday - Aug. 1: Soccer's Iyana Moore, Tennis' Brynn Boren

On Aug. 1, we send birthday wishes to soccer sophomore Iyana Moore and tennis sophomore Brynn Boren.

Iyana Moore  Brynn Boren