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Suarez Finishes 2-1 at Amelia Island Tournament

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 09/25/2013
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AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. – In the third round of the singles qualifier at the $10,000 Amelia Island tournament, Hurricanes sophomore Deborah Suarez fell 7-5, 6-1 to Elizabeth Kilborn.

Suarez started the match off well—getting out to a 5-3 lead in the first set. However, the former No. 1 Georgia Tech singles player rallied and came back to win set one by a score of 7-5.

"We’re not entirely happy about today's match,” assistant coach Laura Vallverdu said. “But we’re considerably happy about the entire tournament.”

Suarez was never able to get momentum going in the second set, as she managed to win just one game before being put away by Kilborn.

"I believe Deborah got better and is going back home to ‘The U’ as a better tennis player who is hungry for change,” Vallverdu said.

Suarez picked up two wins over the weekend, beating Sarah Baron 6-2, 6-2 in the opening round and Madeline Meredith 6-3, 6-0 on Monday.

Suarez will head back to Coral Gables and begin to prepare for the University of Miami Invite, which takes place at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center on Oct. 11 – Oct. 13.  

Schedule
 
Friday, January 16
Women's Tennis vs. Miami Spring Invite
Coral Gables, Fla.
All Day
Saturday, January 17
Women's Tennis vs. Miami Spring Invite
Coral Gables, Fla.
All Day
Sunday, January 18
Women's Tennis vs. Miami Spring Invite
Coral Gables, Fla.
All Day
Friday, January 23
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Saturday, January 24
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Sunday, January 25
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Friday, February 06
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Saturday, February 07
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Sunday, February 08
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Monday, February 09
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Friday, February 20
Women's Tennis vs. FGCU
Coral Gables, Fla.
4:00 PM
Friday, February 27
Women's Tennis vs. Wake Forest
Coral Gables, Fla.
4:00 PM
Sunday, March 01
Women's Tennis vs. Clemson
Coral Gables, Fla.
11:00 AM
Friday, March 06
Women's Tennis at Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y.
3:00 PM
Sunday, March 08
Women's Tennis at Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
5:00 PM
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