Women’s Tennis

(PHOTO/Caleb Hicks)

Samaha shines, leads Troy tennis in T-Town

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy men’s tennis team opened up play on Thursday, Oct. 15, in Tuscaloosa at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships. Four of the Trojan men competed in this tournament, along with seven from the women’s team. Junior Pablo Moreno was the only Trojan from the men’s team who had to play a first-round match, while the other three got first-round byes. Moreno won his first match 7-6, 6-1 against junior Jake Wynan from UL-Lafayette. Unfortunately for Troy, only senior Giovani Samaha won his second-round singles match. […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis

Tennis teams compete in Mercer Gridiron Classic

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy men’s and women’s tennis teams participated in the Mercer Gridiron Classic on Oct. 9-11, at Macon, Georgia. All but two of the men won their first singles match, but four of the six women won their matches. Four of Troy’s men had a bye for the first round of singles, but senior Daniel Bustamante, sophomore Calum McKinlay and Austin Racine lost their first match. Sophomore Andy Lau won his first match convincingly 6-3, 6-0 against sophomore Sean Hajdu from the Savannah College of Art […]

by · October 15, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
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Tennis teams wrap up regular season with wins

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy Trojan men’s and women’s tennis teams won both of their matchups this past week. The women’s team played against Samford on Wednesday, April 8, and the men’s team played North Florida on Friday, April 9. Both teams had matches on Sunday, April 12. The women’s team defeated Samford 4-3 on April 8 in Troy. Junior Trang Huynh won her line one singles match against senior Stephanie N’tcha 7-6, 6-3. Freshman Jiayuan Xue won her line three singles match against junior Jessica Northcutt 6-3, 2-6, […]

by · April 16, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
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Men’s and women’s tennis teams both split matches

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy Trojans men’s and women’s tennis team both split matches on Thursday, April 2, and Friday, April 3. The women’s team lost its first matchup against Georgia State in Atlanta, on April 2, and picked up only two wins. Junior Trang Huynh won her ninth straight singles match 7-5, 6-2 against senior Masa Grgan. Junior Anja Cosovic and freshman Sanae Ohta won line three doubles against freshman Veronika Golanova and Grgan, 8-5. The women’s team won its next matchup 5-2 against Appalachian State in Atlanta, […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
Freshman Andy Lau won his singles match against Kennesaw State and his doubles match against Alabama State on Sunday, March 15. (PHOTO/Caleb Hicks)

Tennis teams dominate on the road

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy men’s and women’s tennis teams both won their matches this past week. The men’s team got wins against Kennesaw State and Alabama State, 4-2 and 4-0, respectively. Meanwhile, the women’s team won 4-1 against Mercer. The women’s team traveled to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, on Tuesday, March 10, to face Mercer. The Trojans won three singles matches and two doubles matches. Junior Trang Huynh won her match against freshman Xandra Fougner 6-1, 6-0. Freshman Sanae Ohta won her match 6-2, 6-3 against freshman Grace […]

by · March 19, 2015 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Men’s and women’s tennis teams pick up wins

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy men’s and women’s tennis teams both came away with wins on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 28, respectively. The men’s team played against conference opponent No. 47 South Alabama, and Troy escaped with a 4-3 win. The Trojans won three out of their six singles matches. Freshman Andy Lau won his line three singles match against senior Manuel Belda 6-4, 6-1. Sophomore Pablo Moreno won his match 7-6, 6-2 to win line four against sophomore Tuki Jacobs, and junior Giovani Samaha won his […]

by · March 5, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
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Men’s and women’s tennis teams defend Trojan territory

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Trojans men’s tennis team went 2-1 this weekend in the Trojan Jamboree, while the women’s tennis team won both of its matches. The men’s team faced off first against Nicholls State on Friday, Feb. 20. Troy won three of its six singles matches and won two doubles with the third line unfinished. No. 89 junior Gabriel Dias beat sophomore Sam Meessen 6-4, 6-2. Sophomore Hassan Ndayishimye won his match 6-2, 6-4 against sophomore Partha Adavelly. Sophomore Pablo Moreno won his match against sophomore Bernard Wezeman […]

by · February 26, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
Junior Giovani Samaha won his singles match on Friday, Feb. 13. The men’s team defeated Florida Gulf Coast 4-3, Stetson 4-1, and Bethune-Cookman 6-1 during the weekend. (PHOTO/Caleb Hicks)

Men’s tennis picks up three wins; women’s team falls to Auburn

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy Trojans men’s tennis team traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida, and DeLand, Florida, on Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14, and won all three of its matchups. The women’s tennis team traveled to Auburn on Sunday, Feb. 15, but lost. On Friday, the Trojans won four of their singles matches against Florida Gulf Coast. Junior Gabriel Dias won his line two singles match against sophomore Andres Alfonzo 7-6, 6-4. Freshman Andy Lau took three sets to defeat his opponent, junior Eduardo Alfonzo, but pulled […]

by · February 19, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
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Men’s and women’s tennis teams both pick up a win

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The men’s and women’s tennis teams both played two teams each this past weekend. The men’s team played the University of Southern Mississippi Eagles and No. 19 Ole Miss. The women’s team played the UNC Wilmington Seahawks and the North Florida Ospreys. The men’s first match at home this season was against the Southern Miss Eagles, and Troy won all of its matches except for the line three doubles match. On Saturday, Feb. 7, junior Gabriel Dias defeated junior Tarun Surat 6-2, 6-3. Sophomore Hassan Ndayishimye […]

by · February 12, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis
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Men’s and women’s tennis both pick up a win

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy Trojans men’s and women’s tennis teams each had one match this past weekend. The men faced off against the Georgia State Panthers in Atlanta, and the women took on the Alabama State Hornets in Montgomery. The women’s team won its match on Friday, Jan. 30, against Alabama State. The Trojans swept the Hornets, not losing a single set. Freshman Sanae Ohta won her singles match 6-1, 6-1 against junior Arantxia Wijingaarde. Junior Trang Huynh won her match against sophomore Marine Cartier 6-2, 7-5. Junior […]

by · February 5, 2015 · Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis