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W. Tennis Ascends to No. 18

CORAL GABLES, Fla. The University of Miami women’s tennis team garnered its highest ranking of the season Tuesday, checking in at No. 18 in the country, as announced by the ITA.

The No. 18 spot is the top mark for the Hurricanes since holding the same spot in the rankings release on Feb. 20, 2019.

Miami (5-4, 2-2 ACC) went 2-1 last week, earning a 7-0 victory over then-No. 35 Virginia Tech and a 6-1 triumph over Florida Atlantic. In between, the Hurricanes dropped a 6-1 decision to top-ranked North Carolina.

The Hurricanes are one of nine schools from the ACC in the top 20. The league has five schools in the top 10 and holds each of the top three positions in the Oracle/ITA rankings. Joining Miami on the list are top-ranked North Carolina, second-ranked Florida State, third-ranked NC State, seventh-ranked Duke, No. 10 Georgia Tech, No. 12 Wake Forest, No. 13 Virginia and No. 15 Notre Dame.

Three other ACC programs are featured in the rankings, with Virginia Tech at No. 40, Clemson at No. 42 and Syracuse at No. 44.

Miami will be back in action Friday in Louisville, Ky., where it is scheduled to play at 1 p.m. against Louisville.

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