NC State Primed for USTA/ITA Carolina Regional
Oct. 16, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. - Four representatives of the NC State women’s tennis team will begin play at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regionals hosted by North Carolina on Thursday at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill, N.C.
In doubles, the Wolfpack tandem of Elisha Hande and Nicole Martinez will take on the pair of Karolina Chernava and Nell Gaigher of Campbell in first round action. The duo of Joelle Kissell and Rachael James-Baker will receive a first-round bye before taking the court Friday in the Round of 32 against UNC’s team of Ashley Dai and Tessa Lyons.
Hande, Martinez, Kissell and James-Baker will also play in the main draw of singles, beginning Friday.
The winner of the USTA/ITA Carolina Regionals in the singles and doubles draw will earn an automatic bid to play in the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships in November.