After a year-long stint competing as an amateur in the professional ranks, Tara Iyer will return to Duke as a member of the women's tennis team for the 2007-08 season, head coach Jamie Ashworth has announced.
Duke women's tennis assistant coach Stephanie Nickitas has been named head coach of the women's tennis team at the University of Central Florida, as was announced on Monday by UCF officials.
The Duke men's and women's tennis teams each continue to hold the No. 2 recruiting class in the nation, as was announced by TennisRecruiting.net over the past week. In February, both Blue Devil teams held the same ranking for incoming classes, as the Duke women look to bring in two top-notch recruits and the Blue Devil men look forward to the arrival of four standout student-athletes.
GoDuke.com sat down with women's tennis player Amanda Granson and men's tennis player Ned Samuelson recently for a question and answer session. Figure out why Kevin Cassese is Granson's favorite athlete and how Samuelson justifies wearing a sweater vest, plus much more.
The No. 22 Duke women's tennis team fell to No. 11 North Carolina, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.
The No. 22 Duke women's tennis team defeated No. 36 LSU, 5-1, on Saturday afternoon at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in NCAA Championship First Round action. The Blue Devils will meet No. 11 North Carolina, a 4-0 winner over Marist, on Sunday at 1 p.m.
The 22nd-ranked Duke women's tennis team will travel to Chapel Hill, N.C., on Saturday to face 36th-ranked Louisiana State in an NCAA Tournament first round matchup.
The Duke men's and women's tennis teams got together at Ambler Tennis Stadium on Saturday, May 5 to host the second annual Royal Blue Pro-Am. Twenty-five of the top Duke Tennis supporters in the community were in attendance, as the fans had a chance to play six rounds of doubles with different players from both the men's and women's teams. The day concluded with a Royal Blue 1-Point tournament and a cookout outside of the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center.
The 22nd-ranked Duke women's tennis team will travel to Chapel Hill, N.C., next weekend for NCAA Championship first and second round matches, as the Blue Devils take on 36th-ranked Louisiana State at the University of North Carolina's Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center at noon on Saturday.
The 22nd-ranked Duke women's tennis fell to fifth-ranked Georgia Tech, 4-0, on Friday in an ACC Championship quarterfinal matchup at Cary Tennis Park. The No. 2-seeded Yellow Jackets improve to 21-4 on the year with the win, while the No. 7-seeded Blue Devils fall to 11-10.
The 22nd-ranked and seventh-seeded Duke women's tennis team defeated 58th-ranked and 10th-seeded Virginia Tech, 4-0, in the first round of the 2007 ACC Championships on Thursday afternoon at Cary Tennis Park.
Sophomore Melissa Mang has been named to the 2007 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Tennis team for the second consecutive year, as was announced on Thursday by conference officials.