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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).


UVA tennis star Elbaba falls to Loeb in American Collegiate Invitational Final

UVA tennis All-American Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) was defeated by North Carolina’s Jamie Loeb 7-5, 6-1 in the singles final at the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open Saturday (Sept. 6).


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UVA tennis star Elbaba advances to final at American Collegiate Invitational

UVA tennis All-American Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) advanced to the singles final at the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open Friday (Sept. 5) at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.


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UVA tennis stars Elbaba and Collins advance to semifinals at American Collegiate Invitational

UVA tennis All-Americans Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) and Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) advanced to the singles semifinals at the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open Thursday (Sept. 4) at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.


Virginia Professional Communicators chooses Marietta McCarty as Newsmaker 2014

Virginia Professional Communicators – the former Virginia Press Women – has selected Virginia author and philosopher, Marietta McCarty, as its Newsmaker 2014.


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UVA claims 2014 Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Achievement Award

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to honor the University of Virginia as the recipient of the 2014 Division I Achievement Award. The Cavaliers have now won the award ten times in the 19 years of its existence.


Uncomfortable Bella Twins feud is perfect WWE drama

Brie Bella, the good girl, reminisces about her mother telling her about how an ultrasound showed her and her twin sister, Nikki, holding hands in the womb.


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UVA tennis star Danielle Collins falls in three sets in US Open first round

UVA women’s tennis star Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) extended No. 2-seed Simona Halep to three sets, but lost 6-7(2), 6-1, 6-2 in the opening round of the main draw at the 2014 US Open.


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UVA star Danielle Collins to face #2 seed in first round of US Open

UVA women’s tennis star Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) will battle No. 2-seed Simona Halep of Romania in the opening round of the main draw at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open.


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Men’s, women’s tennis programs at UVA add two top national recruits

UVA men’s women’s tennis coach Mark Guilbeau announced on Monday (Aug. 18) that Skylar Morton (Bethesda, Md.) is joining the Cavaliers’ program.


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UVA tennis star Danielle Collins Collins receives 2014 U.S. Open wild card

Virginia tennis star Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) officially received her wild card entry into the main draw of the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open, set for Aug. 25-Sept. 8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.


Marietta McCarty: I’m a baseball fan

It must have been hard for my father to dash my eight-year-old dreams, his voice quivery as he assured me that I would not grow up to play second base for the Yankees. He replaced (or tried) my bat and glove with a tennis racquet, and we set out together to hit another kind of ball. But I still have my glove just in case. I’m a baseball fan.


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UVA tennis All-American Julia Elbaba posts win in pro event

UVA women’s tennis All-American Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) recorded an impressive win in the opening round of a United States Tennis Association Pro Circuit event Wednesday (Aug. 6).


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Dustin Taylor named UVA men’s tennis assistant coach

The UVA men’s tennis program announced Thursday the hiring of Dustin Taylor as assistant coach. Taylor joins the program after four years at the United States Tennis Association, including the last two years serving as the USTA Player Development national coach for collegiate tennis.


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Andres Pedroso leaving UVA men’s tennis program

The UVA men’s tennis program announced Thursday that associate head coach Andres Pedroso will be leaving the program at the end of the month.


VMI names Curtis Whaley strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports

VMI football strength and conditioning coach Jimmy Whitten has announced Curtis Whaley as the Institute’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports.


Ryan Harrison added to Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic

The Greenbrier, the classic American resort in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, has announced that rising pro tennis star Ryan Harrison will replace Tommy Haas, who has had to withdraw due to a recent shoulder


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UVA wins VaSID All Sports Championship

UVA won 65.5 percent of its intercollegiate athletic contests in 2013-14 to win the 36th annual Virginia Sports Information Director’s Association Division I All-Sport championship.


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UVA finishes fourth in Directors Cup standings

UVA finished fourth in the final 2013-14 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup competition for Division I schools. The final results were announced Friday (June 27) by the National Association of Directors of Athletics (NACDA). The fourth-place finish is the second highest in program history and marks the eighth consecutive year the Cavaliers’ program has placed in the top 20.


Things we won’t miss from the 2014 College World Series

The 2014 College World Series has come and gone, and it’s a tough go for UVA baseball fans, whose team’s run at the school’s first baseball national title came up a run short Wednesday night.


Rich Murray Journalism Scholarship winners named

The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) have named two recipients of the Rich Murray Journalism Scholarship, Quinlan Moore from Middlesex High School and Daniel Polk from Hanover High School.


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Jordon Robinson named new tennis coach at Bridgewater

Following an extensive search, Bridgewater College Director of Athletics Curt Kendall has announced the hiring of Jordon Robinson as the new head coach for the Eagles men’s and women’s tennis teams.


Sampras, McEnroe, Roddick to headline Greenbrier tennis event

The Greenbrier, the classic American resort in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, will once again be host this fall to The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic, September 20-21, 2014, at The Greenbrier Tennis Center.


James Bryce named JMU women’s tennis coach

JMU has named James Bryce as its next head women’s tennis coach, Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced today.


Waynesboro Country Club hosts pickleball event June 1

Waynesboro Country Club is inviting the community to its Pickleball Kickoff on Sunday, June 1 starting at 1:00 pm. All ages and skill levels are welcome, with complimentary paddles and instruction provided along with a free lunch from the Club.


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UVA tennis standout Danielle Collins in NCAA singles final

Virginia sophomore Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) punched her ticket to the NCAA Women’s Singles final with a win over Duke’s Ester Goldfeld in a semifinal match on Sunday (May 25) at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia.


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UVa. men’s tennis falls to USC in Final Four

The fourth-ranked Virginia men’s tennis team had its 2014 season come to an end Monday with a 5-1 loss to top-ranked USC in a NCAA semifinal match at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.