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Tennis shines over weekend

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Xavier Tennis wrapped up a busy weekend of fall play. The men’s team traveled to Kentucky to compete in the Louisville Fall Invitational, while the women’s team traveled to its crosstown rival’s campus for the Cincinnati Invitational. The Musketeers demonstrated solid play on day one of the Louisville Fall Invitational. … Continue reading

Wawrinka, Kerber victorious at US Open

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ In the world of tennis, the “Big 4” of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal dominate men’s tournament play. On the women’s side, Serena Williams rules the court, having won four of the last eight Grand Slam titles. After this year’s 2016 US Open in Flushing Meadows, … Continue reading

Musketeers prove successful in multiple sports

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer ~ Another year of incredible athletic achievements is in the books for Xavier athletics, so it’s time to take a look back at some of the notable performances. No sooner had students returned to campus for the fall semester than the men’s soccer team begam its season. Expectations were high for … Continue reading

Tennis nets some wins

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s tennis season has picked up since October. The men’s team had been scheduled to play in four tournaments so far but have only seen two due to the “Snowpocalypse” that hit just south of us. However, the women’s team has made it to all four of their tournaments. The … Continue reading

Tennis teams cap off solid seasons

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ After an exciting year of Xavier tennis, both the women’s and the men’s teams’ seasons came to a close on April 25. The women played a marathon against St. John’s, with the match clocking in at four hours and 54 minutes. It was an extremely back and forth affair, and … Continue reading

Women’s tennis rolls

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The women’s tennis team is on a six-game winning streak as the season comes to an end, while the men’s team has secured a single win in the three games it has played since March 22. The women’s team defeated both Seton Hall and Providence at Seton Hall over the … Continue reading

Home stretch looms for tennis teams

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Over the last month, the men’s tennis team has won five of its last six matches and is gearing up for the final stretch of its season. With wins over Villanova, Western Illinois, Dayton, Abilene Christian and Wright State, the team is certainly hitting its stride and playing its best … Continue reading

Spring season begins for men’s tennis

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ After being swept by Ohio State (OSU), the second half of the men’s tennis season was off to a slow start. Since dropping the match to OSU, the team has now won five of its last six matches, with a close loss to Big East rival DePaul. In the six-game … Continue reading

Women’s tennis season underway

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The women’s tennis team completed four matches in the past two weeks, opening its season with a 2-2 record. The Musketeers began the season with a 7-0 sweep over Morehead State at the Eastern Hills Indoor Tennis Club. The indoor facility is the home court of the tennis team during … Continue reading

Men’s tennis shows strengths

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s tennis team headed to Kalamazoo, Mich., on Sept. 26 to compete in the Jack Vredevelt Invitational, a three-day tournament hosted by the Western Michigan University Broncos. The Musketeers entered the tournament with a standing record of 27-26 in singles competition and 9-7 in doubles competition. The Musketeers … Continue reading

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