Syracuse stays No. 32 in ITA rankings, multiple individual rankings change

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse (10-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast) stayed at No. 32 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings. Gabriela Knutson moved two spots up to No. 40 in singles, while her doubles partner, Miranda Ramirez, dropped to No. 90. As a doubles pairing, the two moved down one spot to No. 71.The Orange finally stabilized after dropping in rankings every week after reaching program-record No. 10 on Jan. 30. They went 3-1 on their last road trip before winning two of their three games during Syracuse’s spring break. Most recently, SU lost to then-No. 15 Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, its last away game before a five-game home stand.Since the last singles rankings, Knutson has two ranked wins and one, three-set-unranked loss. Her 7-5, 4-6, 10-6 win against then-No. 101 Natalie Novotna was part of a 6-1 Syracuse win against Virginia Tech. She was one of two singles players, along with Ramirez, to win on Sunday against the Demon Deacons. She beat No. 46 Emma Davis in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4.Ramirez moved down to No. 90 from No. 77 despite being unbeaten in her last four matches. She hasn’t played a ranked opponent since Jessica Failla of Pepperdine on Feb. 8, though, but remains 2-0 against such opponents this season. SU head coach Younes Limam moved her to the No. 2 singles slot on Sunday. It’s a spot she played while Sofya Golubovskaya was out with injury earlier this year, going 3-1 in that stretch.In their last three matches since the last doubles rankings, Knutson and Ramirez have won two, but lost against the only ranked opponent they faced, 7-6 (10-8). After an up-and-down start to the season, the top Syracuse pairing went unbeaten from Feb. 10 to March 15.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Published on March 19, 2019 at 3:56 pm Contact Arabdho: [email protected] | @aromajumder center_img Commentslast_img

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