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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Turati, Chrysochos Top Oracle/ITA D-I Preseason Singles Rankings; Fields Announced for Oracle Masters and All-American Championships

The first Oracle/ITA individual rankings for the 2018-2019 season were released today, with Bianca Turati of Texas at the top for the women and NCAA champion Petros Chrysochos of Wake Forest No. 1 for the men.

The fall rankings are often as interesting for who isn't in them as for who is, and several top men are not in school this fall and therefore not ranked: NCAA finalist Borna Gojo of Wake Forest, Texas A&M's Patrick Kypson, North Carolina's Will Blumberg, Florida's Alfredo Perez and Kentucky's Ryo Matsumura. UCLA's Ena Shibahara is missing from the women's rankings.  For complete rankings, click on the headers below. The Newcomer Rankings are complete as shown.

Bianca Turati, Texas
Women's Division I Top 10 singles, September 11, 2018:
1 Bianca Turati, Texas
2 Makenna Jones, North Carolina
3 Estela Perez-Somarriba, Miami
4 Ashley Lahey, Pepperdine
5 Gabriela Knutson, Syracuse
6 Anastasia Rychagova, Kansas
7 Fernanda Contreras, Vanderbilt
8 Katarina Jokic, Georgia
9 Stacey Fung, Washington
10 Michaela Gordon, Stanford

1 Maria Mateas, Duke
2 Emmanuelle Sal, Florida State
3 Elysia Bolton, UCLA
4 Maria Lourdes Carle, Georgia
5 Salma Ewing, USC
6 Cameron Morra, North Carolina
7 Anastasia Iamachkine, Pepperdine
8 Martina Capurro Taborda, Oklahoma
9 Tijana Spasojevic, Texas
10 Emmanouela Antonakis, Mississippi State

1 Kaitlyn McCarthy/Ellyse Hamlin, Duke
2 Alexa Graham/Jessie Aney, North Carolina
3 Emily Arbuthnott/Michaela Gordon, Stanford
4 Gabriela Knutson/Miranda Ramirez, Syracuse
5 Emma Davis/Chandler Carter, Wake Forest
6 Morgan Coppoc/Elena Christofi, Georgia
7 Eden Richardson/Jessica Golovin, LSU
8 Lauryn John-Baptiste/Ilze Hattingh, Arizona St
9 Lauren Proctor/Megan Kauffman, Winthrop
10 Sara Daavettila/Alle Sanford, North Carolina

Petros Chrysochos, Wake Forest
1 Petros Chrysochos, Wake Forest
2 Nuno Borges, Mississippi State
3 Mazen Osama, Alabama
4 Brandon Holt, USC
5 Giovanni Oradini, Mississippi State
6 Timo Stodder, Tennessee
7 Cameron Klinger, Vanderbilt
8 Thomas Laurent, Oregon
9 Carl Soderlund, Virginia
10 Alex Rybakov, TCU

1 Sam Riffice, Florida
2 Matej Vocel, Oklahoma State
3 Juan Pablo Grassi Mazzuchi, UCF
4 Trent Bryde, Georgia
5 Finn Bass, Baylor
6 Dominik Kellovsky, Arizona State
7 Brian Cernoch, North Carolina
8 Yuta Kikuchi, California
9 Sander Jong, TCU
10 Francisco Bastias, Miami

1 Nuno Borges/Strahinja Rakic, Mississippi State
2 Brandon Holt/Riley Smith, USC
3 Jack Jaede/Laurens Verboven, USC
4 Cameron Klinger/Billy Rowe, Vanderbilt
5 Johannes Schretter/Will Little, Baylor
6 Loic Cloes/Clement Marzol, South Alabama
7 Niclas Braun/Giovanni Oradini, Mississippi State
8 Jack Mingjie Lin/William Matheson, Columbia
9 Mazen Osama/Edson Ortiz, Alabama
10 Guilherme Osorio/Nico Borter, San Diego

The selections for two of the major fall tournaments were announced last week, with the 32-draw Oracle Masters set to take place in Malibu California beginning Thursday, September 20 and running through Sunday, September 23. Defending champion Brandon Holt of USC returns, and preseason No. 1 Bianca Turati of Texas has also entered. Mixed doubles is also now part of the Masters, the only ITA tournament to feature that event. The complete list of selections, minus the wild cards, is available here.

The ITA Riviera All-American for women, with a 32-draw, begins with prequalifying on September 29-30, qualifying on October 2-3 and the main draw from October 4-7.  No. 1 newcomer Maria Mateas of Duke received a wild card into the main draw. The selection list is on this page, via the Selections link under the logo on the left.

The ITA St Francis Health Systems All-American for men, a 64-draw, will again be in Tulsa, with similar dates: prequalifying Sept. 29-30, qualifying October 1 and 2 and main draw October 4-8, finishing on a Monday. No. 1 newcomer Sam Riffice of Florida received a main draw wild card. The selection list is available in pdf format on this page, via the Selections link under the logo on the left.


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