Season Opener in Paradise

Commodores kick off the fall season in Puerto Rico

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team will open its fall season this week while competing in the Puerto Rico Fall Classic in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

“I am excited to begin play in Puerto Rico and am looking forward to the freshmen beginning their college tennis careers. This weekend, I am looking to learn and see what we need to do to improve as a team,” head coach Geoff Macdonald said.

The eighth-ranked Commodores, who went 19-8 in 2019, enter the tournament as the second-highest ranked team behind No. 2 Georgia. The Dores will also battle No. 23 Wake Forest and No. 68 Clemson.

The Dores’ roster features three veteran student-athletes tabbed among the Oracle ITA rankings; senior Christina Rosca (6), sophomore Georgia Drummy (57) and junior Amanda Meyer (102). Freshmen Marcella Cruz, Dasha Kourkina and Anna Ross will make their Commodore debuts.

The classic will be an individual tournament with no team scoring, opening with singles play Friday morning followed by doubles play in the afternoon. On Saturday, the Dores will kick off the day with two rounds of singles play followed by two rounds of doubles. The classic will conclude Sunday with two rounds of singles play.

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