ATHENS, Ga. – Women’s doubles pairing Tina Jiang and Crystal Leung went toe-to-toe with the No. 3 doubles pairing of Hayley Carter and Jamie Loeb from North Carolina, but the Tar Heels duo escaped with a three-set victory.
Jiang and Leung jumped out to an early lead on their opponents, winning the opening set, 6-3. Carter and Loeb swung the match in their favor in the next set, posting a 6-1 score to even the match.
The third set continued in similar fashion for UNC’s top doubles pair, as Carter and Loeb closed out the victory with a 6-2 final set.
Carter/Loeb (UNC) def. Jiang/Leung (COL), 3-6, 6-1, 6-2