Men’s Tennis

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Women’s tennis team finishes at Roberta Alison Fall Invitational

Ty Ammons Staff Writer Two members from Troy University’s women’s tennis team competed on Oct. 31-Nov.2, in the Roberta Alison Fall Invitational tournament in Tuscaloosa. Junior Trang Huynh and freshman Sanae Ohta competed in both the singles and doubles draw in the tournament. Ohta played in the singles Flight 5 quarterfinals where she played sophomore Natalia Maynetto from the University of Alabama. Ohta lost in a tight match 6-0, 7-6. Ohta played in the consolation round and won one against junior Kendal Woodard from Georgia Tech. She also lost in […]

by · November 6, 2014 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
(PHOTO/April Irvin)

Tennis teams compete at different matches

Ty Ammons Staff Writer   The Troy University men’s tennis team competed in the USTA/ITA Southern Regional in Auburn, on Oct. 16-18, and the women’s tennis team competed in the Samford Fall Round Robin in Birmingham on Oct. 17-19. Junior Trang Huynh, freshman Sanae Ohta, freshman Linnea Skymberg, junior Brooke Durden, junior Anja Cosovic and freshman Julia Mota Albuquerque all competed in the Samford Fall Round Robin. All of the Trojans played two matches in singles and doubles. Huynh won her first match 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 against senior Stephanie N’tcha […]

by · October 23, 2014 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
PHOTO/ April Irvin

Men’s tennis competes at C.L. Varner Memorial Invitational

Ty Ammons Staff Writer Troy University’s men’s tennis team traveled to Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, to compete in the C.L. Varner Memorial Invitational on Oct. 3-5. Four Trojans competed in each of the four singles draws, and one doubles team played in each doubles draw. Junior Gabriel Sciacca Dias beat junior Fons Verberne from Saint Leo in his first round, 6-3, 6-0. In his second-round match, he played sophomore Inaki Espindola from the University of Central Florida. Dias won the match 6-1, 7-5. Dias played Barry University sophomore […]

by · October 9, 2014 · Men's Tennis, Sports
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Troy tennis teams start up their seasons

Ty Ammons Staff Writer  The Troy Trojan tennis team began play in the ITA All-American Championships on Saturday, Sept. 27.  Four men from Troy’s team competed, and one woman competed and finished on Sunday, Sept. 28. The men’s and women’s tournaments were held in different places. The men’s tournament was held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the women’s tournament was held in Pacific Palisades, California. Sophomore Pablo Moreno, junior Giovani Samaha, and junior Gabriel Sciacca Dias also competed in the men’s draw, and all dropped their first-round matches. Moreno dropped his […]

by · October 2, 2014 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
PHOTO/Joshua Thurston

Tennis teams finish up in New Orleans

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer   Four Trojans earned Sun Belt All-Conference honors in New Orleans last week and both teams’ seasons came to an end at the conference tournament. On the women’s side, sophomore Trang Huynh received Sun Belt All-Conference Singles First Team honors. Huynh had a great season, finishing with a 17-4 record and had a 10-match win streak going into the conference tournament. Sophomore Anja Cosovic received Sun Belt All-Conference Singles Second Team honors after posting a 17-3 singles record on the season. Huynh and Cosovic were also […]

PHOTO/ April Irvin

Tennis finishes up regular season and prepares for Sun Belt Championship

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer  The men’s and women’s tennis teams finished up their seasons this past week and are now getting ready to play in the Sun Belt Conference Championships. The women went 2-1 this week and finished their season at 14-7 overall and 3-1 in the Sun Belt. The men went 1-1 and finished their season with an 8-16 record and 0-1 in the Sun Belt Conference. The women lost a tough match 5-2 at Samford University, who is 17-2 overall and 12-0 at home this season. However the […]

PHOTO/ Caleb Hicks

Both tennis teams keep playing strong

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer  The men’s and women’s tennis teams continued their winning ways over the week, having a combined record of 4-1 since last week. The women extended their impressive winning streak to five matches after beating  Alabama State, Middle Tennessee State, and Florida A&M. The men won at home against Alabama State and lost a close match to South Alabama 4-3. The women’s team won 7-0 over Alabama State on Friday, March 21 and 5-2 over Middle Tennessee State on Sunday, March 23. The Trojans won the doubles […]