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No. 18 USC Women’s Tennis Set to Compete at ITA Kickoff Weekend

No. 18 USC Women’s Tennis Set to Compete at ITA Kickoff Weekend

Women’s Tennis | January 24, 2024

LOS ANGELES – The No. 18 USC women’s tennis team travels to Knoxville, Tenn., to compete in the ITA Kickoff Weekend, opening up with a first-round match against No. 21 Miami on Friday, Jan. 26 at Goodfriend Tennis Center. The matches are scheduled for 12:00 p.m. CT. If the Trojans are victorious against the Hurricanes, they will compete against No. 17 Vanderbilt or No. 18 Tennessee on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. CT or 5 p.m. CT. 


The Women of Troy enter this week ranked No. 18 in the country (ITA Coaches Poll, Jan. 24). USC boasts five Trojans in the national singles rankings, with sophomore Emma Charney leading USC at No. 22 after going 13-5 in the fall. Trojan redshirt junior Snow Han locked in the No. 33 ranking, while senior Naomi Cheong secured the No. 42 rank.  Junior Grace Piper checked in at No. 66, while USC fifth-year Eryn Cayetano sits at No. 83. 

The Women of Troy also boast two ranked duos in No. 10 Cayetano and Charney, and No. 29 Parker Fry and Grace Piper


USC welcomed two midseason additions with the arrival of freshman Immi Haddad (London, England) and Lily Fairclough(Perth, Western Australia). 

Haddad has won two junior singles titles and captured five doubles titles, including one alongside Fairclough. The London native reached a career best ITF women’s singles ranking of 806 on November 20, 2023. Her career best ITF Junior singles and doubles ranking is 107 (September 11, 2023). Haddad boasts a career junior’s singles record of 76-55 and doubles record of 50-45. 

Fairclough brings a slough of high-level tennis experience to Troy, boasting a career best ITF singles rankings of 265 and doubles ranking of 420. The freshman has also won 10 junior doubles titles (won the J100 Sousse Title with Haddad) and three women’s doubles titles. 

Both are sure to be instant impact additions for the Women of Troy in both singles and doubles. 



During the 2023 season, the Trojans recorded an overall record of 20-10, going 9-5 in conference play. The Women of Troy kicked off the season with a four-match win streak, and later in the season stormed to a historic second-place finish in the Pac-12 Championship Tournament. In the NCAA tournament, the Women of Troy defeated UNLV in their first-round…

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