CARY, N.C. – University of Iowa sophomore Daianne Hayashida opened day one of the 2023 ITA All-American Championships in a victorious fashion on Saturday morning.
Hayashida opened her first match of the tournament with a straight-set win over Clemson’s Cristina Mayorova, 6-3, 6-4.
Hayashida will face either Arizona State’s Giulia Morlet or Austin Peay’s Jana Leder in the Round of 64 on Sunday. A win will advance her to Round of 32, where she would be guaranteed at least two additional matches.
HEAR FROM HEAD COACH SASHA SCHMID
“I’m happy for Dai, it was a hard-fought singles match win against a quality opponent. She competed well and I know she’s excited to be advancing and has another great opportunity to have a competitive match tomorrow and keep moving forward in the draw.”
Day One Results
Daianna Hayashida (UI) def. Cristina Mayorova (CU): 6-4, 6-3