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    Wildcats Headed to Alabama for Roberta Alison Fall Classic

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Belinda Niu is set to take on some of the top competition in the country this weekend.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM
    Belinda Niu is set to take on some of the top competition in the country this weekend.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    Oct. 31, 2013

    2013 Roberta Alison Fall Classic
    Friday, Nov. 1-Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013
    Alabama Tennis Stadium
    Tuscaloosa, Ala.

    26th Roberta Alison Draws Get Acrobat Reader

    EVANSTON, Ill. – The women’s tennis team travels to Tuscaloosa, Ala. this weekend to participate in the 26th Roberta Alison Fall Classic hosted by the University of Alabama. The two-day event will take place at the Alabama Tennis Stadium. Matches are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. CT on both Friday and Saturday. Sunday is an open date in case of inclement weather.

    The tournament will consist of 12 singles and six doubles draws. Each draw consists of eight singles players or doubles teams. The first round of doubles and two rounds of singles will be played on Friday with two rounds of doubles and a round of singles finishing the tournament on Saturday.

    Northwestern is one of 17 teams participating in the Roberta Alison Fall Classic. The others are Alabama, Clemson, Furman, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, LSU, Loyola Marymount, Michigan, Middle Tennessee State, Mississippi State, Samford, Tennessee, Tulane, UAB, UNC-Greensboro and Vanderbilt.

    Last season, Nida Hamilton teamed up with former Wildcat Linda Abu Mushrefova to earn a championship in a doubles draw at the event. Hamilton also finished third in her singles draw, while Alicia Barnett won the consolation final of her draw.

    Draw sheets will be updated and posted at the end of each day on NUsports.com.