Top Seeds Open Play Thursday in CVITT

Lynchburg - The 53rd-annual Central Virginia Invitational Tennis Tournament kicks into full swing Thursday at Oakwood Country Club.

Two-time defending champion and former UVa star Sanam Singh will be shooting for a third straight title. The man he's beaten the last two years in the final, UVa's number one Jarmere Jenkins, will also be back. It's a strong field with Jenkins seeded third behind Singh and Michael Shabaz of Fairfax.