Ashworth Releases Spring 2023 Women’s Tennis Schedule
DURHAM- On Wednesday, the Duke women’s tennis head coach Jamie Ashworth released the 2023 calendar, which starts on January 13 in Durham.
The 2023 slate includes 15 home games to be played at the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center or Ambler Tennis Stadium, a venue where Duke boasts a 69-2 record over the past six years.
Duke opens action Jan. 13 against former Blue Devils assistant coach Michelle Dasso and the Furman Paladins. The Blue Devils will play eight consecutive home games to open the season. This includes Duke hosting the ITA launch weekend on January 28-29. Duke hosts VCU on January 28, while also hosting SMU and Wisconsin. On Jan. 29, the consolation game is scheduled to be played at 10 a.m., followed by the championship game at 2 p.m.
The Blue Devils close their homestand on February 4 against Harvard and NC Central with Georgetown (February 5).
If the Blue Devils win kickoff weekend, Duke will play in the National Team Indoors, which runs Feb. 10-13 in Seattle, Wash.
Duke offers seven ACC home games – Notre Dame (March 3), Louisville (March 5), Northwestern (March 22), Miami (March 31), Florida State (April 1), Wake Forest (April 6) and NC State (April 8).
The Blue Devils open league plays on the road at Virginia Tech (February 24) and Virginia (February 26), with five other ACC road games rounding out the away roster – Clemson (March 10), Georgia Tech (March 12), Syracuse (March 24), Boston College (March 26) and North Carolina (April 14).
The ACC Championship will be held April 19-23 at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, North Carolina
Ashworth returns five letter winners from his 2022 ACC Championship team that also qualified for the NCAA Final Four for the 11th time under his leadership. A pair of All-Americans – Chloe Beck and Georgia Drum – highlight returns for the Blue Devils. Duke added three high profile transfers to the mix as Cameron Morra, Iuliia Bryzgalova and Brianna Shvets joined the team in the fall with freshman Katie Codd.
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