USC’s Salma Ewing to Compete in NCAA Singles Tournament
LOS ANGELES--Junior Salma Ewing has secured placement in the 2021 NCAA Women's Tennis Singles Tournament where she will have the opportunity to compete for an NCAA Individual title. The NCAA Individual Championships will take place at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. from May 23-28. The Individual Championships will begin the day after the NCAA Team Championships conclude on May 22.
Sophomore Eryn Cayetano has been named the second alternate to join the field of 64 players in the singles tournament.
Ewing is ranked No. 53 in the nation in singles and has a 13-5 singles record for the 2021 season. She has the most singles wins of any player on the USC roster. She has collected six wins over ranked opponents, including two in the Top 20.
Cayetano is ranked No. 109 in singles and holds a 10-5 singles record. She has clinched one match for the Trojans this year and has wins over two nationally ranked opponents.
All matches in the NCAA Singles Tournament will be the best-of-three sets. No-ad scoring and a 7-point tiebreaker (first to seven points, must win by two points) at six-games-all will be used for all matches.
For the full NCAA release on the women's NCAA Individual Championships, click here.