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UVA senior Danielle Collins wins second NCAA championship

UVA women’s tennis senior Danielle Collins claimed her second NCAA title on Monday (May 30), defeating top-seeded Hayley Carter of North Carolina.


Tennis, anyone? SWAT hosting membership drive

The Staunton Augusta Waynesboro Tennis Association (SWAT) is hosting a Spring Membership Drive and Social on Sunday, May 22.


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Men’s tennis: No. 1 Virginia downs No. 33 NC State, 7-0

The No. 1 Virginia men’s tennis team (13-2, 3-0 ACC) logged a 7-0 victory over No. 33 NC State (11-9, 1-3 ACC) on Friday (March 18) at the Snyder Tennis Center.


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Men’s Tennis: No. 4 Virginia downs No. 13 Oklahoma, 4-3

The No. 4 Virginia men’s tennis team (12-2) earned a 4-3 victory over No. 13 Oklahoma (7-6) on Saturday(March 12) in a neutral-site match.


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Men’s tennis: No. 2 Virginia downs No. 53 Virginia Tech, 6-1

The No. 2 Virginia men’s tennis team (10-2, 2-0 ACC) closed out its first weekend of ACC contests with a 6-1 victory at No. 53 Virginia Tech (8-3, 1-1 ACC) on Sunday.


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Women’s tennis: #9 Virginia downs #62 Syracuse, 5-2

The No. 9 Virginia women’s tennis team rallied to claim the doubles point then stormed to three straight set victories on the way to a 5-2 win at No. 62 Syracuse.


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Men’s tennis: Virginia falls to North Carolina in ITA Indoors Finals

The top-seeded Virginia men’s tennis team (8-1) fell 4-2 to third-seeded North Carolina (9-0) in the finals of the 2016 ITA Indoor Nationals.


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Men’s tennis: #1 Virginia sweeps Elon, Furman

The No. 1 Virginia men’s tennis team (4-0) won a pair of matches on Saturday (Feb. 6) sweeping Elon and Furman by 7-0 scores.


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Virginia men’s tennis program adds Aswin Lizen

The Virginia men’s tennis team announced Wednesday (Feb. 3) that Aswin Lizen (Douglas, Isle of Man) has joined the program.


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Women’s tennis: No. 8 Virginia downs BYU 7-0 in ITA kickoff event

The No. 8 Virginia women’s tennis team opened the ITA Kickoff weekend with a shutout victory on Friday, defeating BYU by a score of 7-0.


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Women’s tennis: No. 7 Virginia downs No. 49 Boston College, 4-3

No. 7 Virginia (1-0, 1-0 ACC) picked up a 4-3 win at No. 49 Boston College (0-1, 0-1 ACC) on Sunday.


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Virginia Tennis hosting Meet The Teams Day on Jan. 24

Virginia tennis fans are invited to enjoy an evening on the court with the UVA men’s and women’s tennis programs during Meet the Teams Day on Jan. 24.


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Women’s tennis: Virginia duo ranked In preseason Top 10

Virginia seniors Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) and Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) are ranked in the top 10 to lead four players ranked in singles.


Pierre Tafelski named men’s tennis coach at Longwood

Longwood University director of athletics Troy Austin has tabbed Pierre Tafelski as head coach of the Lancer men’s tennis program.


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UVA tennis star Ryan Shane will play Jeremy Chardy in the US Open first round

Virginia men’s tennis senior Ryan Shane (Falls Church, Va.) will be facing Jeremy Chardy in the first round of the US Open men’s singles main draw.


UVA Tennis: Julia Elbaba advances to finals at US Open National Playoffs

After dropping the first set, Virginia senior Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) rallied to defeat Ashley Weinhold 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. With the win, Elbaba advances to Monday’s final.


UVA tennis star Julia Elbaba to compete in US Open National Playoff Championship

UVA tennis senior Julia Elbaba, a three-time All-American, is set to begin competition at the U.S. Open National Playoff Championships this weekend with a berth in the upcoming U.S. Open on the line should she advance out of this weekend’s event.


UVA Tennis: Julia Elbaba enjoys more success at USTA Pro Circuit event

Virginia rising senior Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) tasted more success at a United States Tennis Association Pro Circuit event this past week.


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UVA Tennis: Cassie Mercer claims singles, doubles titles at ITA Summer Circuit event

UVA rising sophomore Cassie Mercer (Huntington, W.Va.) claimed the singles and doubles titles at the UNC Charlotte ITA Summer Circuit event at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex on Tuesday (July 21).


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UVA Tennis: Elbaba, Chang advance at pro circuit event in Baton Rouge

Rising UVA senior Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) and incoming recruit Sophie Chang (Havre de Grace, Md.) advanced to the main draw at the $25K Southern Lifestyle Development Classic USTA Pro Circuit event at the Robinson Tennis Complex on Tuesday (June 23).


John McEnroe, James Blake and Jim Courier to star in fourth annual Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic

The Greenbrier announced that Tennis Pro Emeritus Pete Sampras and John McEnroe will return to play in the fourth annual Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic, along with newcomers Jim Courier and James Blake.


UVA tennis star Ryan Shane wins NCAA singles championship

UVA junior Ryan Shane (Falls Church, Va.) concluded his season Monday by capturing the 2015 NCAA Men’s Singles Championship. Shane, the No. 8 seed, rallied from down a set and a break to defeat seventh-seeded Noah Rubin of Wake Forest 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-1 at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center on the campus of Baylor University.


UVA Tennis: Shane, Kwiatkowski reach NCAA singles semifinals

For the first time in school history, the UVA men’s tennis team has a pair of semifinalists at the NCAA Singles Championship. Ryan Shane (Falls Church, Va.) and Thai-Son Kwiatkowski (Charlotte, N.C.) both won three-set quarterfinal matches Saturday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center on the campus of Baylor University.


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UVA Tennis: Danielle Collins falls in three sets in NCAA Quarterfinals

The bid by UVA junior Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) for back-to-back NCAA singles titles ended in the NCAA quarterfinals at this year’s championship on Saturday (May 23) at the Hurd Tennis Center.


UVA men’s tennis wins 2015 national championship

The third-ranked UVA men’s tennis team captured its second NCAA Championship in the past three years with a 4-1 victory over top-seeded Oklahoma in Tuesday’s final at the Hurd Tennis Center.


Men’s Tennis: #3 UVA downs Texas A&M, returns to Final Four

The third-ranked UVA men’s tennis team advanced to the NCAA semifinals for the sixth consecutive year with a 4-0 victory over No. 6 Texas A&M in a quarterfinal match Saturday at the Hurd Tennis Center on the campus of Baylor University.


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Women’s Tennis: UVA eliminated by Baylor in NCAA Tournament Round of 16

Rachael James-Baker defeated Skylar Morton (Bethesda, Md.) 6-7, 7-5, 6-1 to lift No. 8 seed Baylor past No. 9 seed Virginia 4-3 in a round of 16 match at the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship on Friday (May 15) night at Hurd Tennis Center in Waco.


Women’s Tennis: UVA defeats VCU in NCAA Tournament

No. 9 seed UVA opened the 2015 NCAA Championship with a 4-0 win over in-state rival VCU on Saturday (May 9) at Snyder Tennis Center.


#3 UVA men’s tennis defeats St. John’s in NCAA Tournament first round

The No. 3 UVA men’s tennis team opened the 2015 NCAA Tournament with a 4-0 victory over St. John’s Friday at Snyder Tennis Center.


Tennis: UVA hosts VCU in NCAA Tournament on Saturday

UVA (21-5) hosts in-state rival VCU (16-8) in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship on Saturday (May 9). First serve at Snyder Tennis Center is set for noon.


Agassi and Sampras to go head-to-head at The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier resort announced today that its Tennis Pro Emeritus, Pete Sampras, will take on eight-time tennis Grand Slam winner, Andre Agassi, at the grand opening of Center Court at Creekside on June 20.


Martin Luther King, 1963, and me

On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his impassioned “I Have a Dream Speech at the Lincoln Memorial. Two weeks earlier, a young girl played in the first integrated tennis match on the public courts of Richmond, Va.


The Greenbrier unveils second annual Discovery Series

To kick off the new year, The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia is launching its second annual Discovery Series, a collection of 10 themed weekends meant to elevate the senses, uncover hidden passions and cultivate the palate.


McEnroe, Sampras beat Roddick, Harrison at Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic

The Greenbrier hosted the third annual star-studded Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic last weekend.


UVA women’s tennis claims three singles wins to conclude play at Duke Invite

The UVA women’s tennis team posted three singles wins to highlight final-day action at the Duke Fab Four Invitational Sunday (Sept. 14) in Cary, N.C.


UVA women’s tennis posts three wins to open fall season

The UVA women’s tennis team opened the 2014 fall season with three singles wins and a pair of doubles victories at the Duke Fab Four Invitational Friday (Sept. 12) in Cary, N.C.


UVA Sports Notebook: Field hockey, tennis, golf news

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (3-2) opens up ACC action on Friday, Sept. 12, hosting No. 11 Louisville (4-0) at 6 p.m. at University Hall Turf Field.


UVA Sports Notebook: Golf, tennis news

UVA tennis announces 2014-2015 schedule: The Virginia women’s tennis team announced its 2014-15 schedule on Wednesday (Sept. 10).