Roberta Alison Fall Classic preview

One week ahead of the Kentucky Invite, three Wildcats will represent Kentucky women’s tennis in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, at the 31st annual Roberta Alison Fall Classic on Oct. 26-28

Sophomore McKenzie Moorhead, junior Anastasia Tkachenko and sophomore Brianna Tulloch will escape the low temperatures in Lexington for three days of tennis on 24 outdoor courts at the Alabama Tennis Stadium. Competition is set for 10 a.m. ET Friday through Sunday and is subject to change in the chance of inclement weather. A condensed schedule can be found below.

Condensed schedule
Friday, October 26:
10 a.m. – Doubles
Following – Singles
Following lunch – Resume singles

Saturday, October 27:
10 a.m. – Final doubles
Following lunch – Final singles

Sunday, October 28:
Reserved for delayed matches

Traditional scoring will be followed for the singles matches – 2 out of 3 sets, no advantage scoring. Doubles flights will follow an eight-game pro set, no advantage scoring.

The 2018 Roberta Alison Fall Classic will stick to its routine format, featuring eight singles flights and eight doubles flights. The flights are grouped by the strength of each player to cater to competitive matches for each individual.

The fall event guarantees each player three matches in their respective discipline.

Twenty-one teams highlight the draws, including Air Force, Alabama, Clemson, DePaul, East Carolina, Indiana, Kansas, Kennesaw State, Kentucky, Lewis University, Memphis, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Samford, South Alabama, South Florida, UAB, UT Martin, Tulane, Troy, Western Michigan and Wisconsin.
Moorhead, Tkachenko and Tulloch are each competing as singles. In addition, Tulloch and Tkachenko will compete as a team in doubles. For up-to-date information on flight selections and scores, follow @UKWomensTennis on Twitter.

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