Alabama’s Natalia Maynetto defeated UT’s Lana Groenvynck 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to clinch a 4-3 win over Texas in the final round of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend on Sunday in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The victory gave the 15th-ranked Crimson Tide a spot in next month’s ITA National Team Indoor Championship.
Alabama won the doubles point and took singles wins at the second, third and fifth positions. Texas’ Chelsea Crovetti won at sixth singles to knot the match at one, and UT’s Breaunna Addison tied it again at 2-2 with her 6-3, 6-4 win over Erin Routliffe at first singles. Texas’ Neda Koprcina defeted Danielle Spielmann 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to tie the match at 3-3.
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