AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) – On Tuesday, Auburn women’s tennis had six players earns ITA preseason rankings. The Tigers had three singles players and two doubles teams that were nationally ranked by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
“We are privileged to coach a group of young women who consistently work to better themselves and one another,” Auburn head coach Caroline Lilley said.
Junior Selin Ovunc tops the singles rankings for Auburn as she comes in ranked No. 33 nationally. In the 2020-21 season, Ovunc earned All-American honors after advancing to the round of 16 at the NCAA Singles Championship. She finished the season with a 15-11 record overall.
In doubles, the team of graduate student Georgie Axon and sophomore Adeline Flach starts the fall season ranked No. 19 nationally. Last season they posted a 15-11 overall record.
Four Tigers were selected to compete in the ITA All-American Championships, which returns this season following the hiatus in 2020. Ovunc was selected for the main draw and Junior Carolyn Ansari was selected for the qualifying round in singles. Axon and Flach were selected for the doubles main draw.
Auburn opens the fall season next weekend, Sept. 17-19, at the Virginia Invitational in Charlottesville, Virginia.