Ko finished the spring season with a 19-4 record, primarily playing at the top singles spot for the Crimson. Ko took two weeks off in May to compete in New Zealand in the international Fed Cup, where she finished 3-2 playing in the top singles spot for Singapore.
Among the 16 seeded players in the singles field, Ko has played only No. 8 Megan Moulton-Levy of William and Mary, to whom she lost 6-4, 6-1.
“I’m going there with the intention to win the whole thing, obviously,” said Ko. “But I hope to make it through at least a couple rounds.”
The championships will be held May 23-28 at the University of Georgia.