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Men’s tennis wins in Atlanta

Sports reporter

February 9, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Beating No. 64 Georgia State two weeks ago in Los Angeles was tough enough for the Shockers to grind out a 4-3 win in January. Just to prove it wasn’t luck, WSU went to Georgia State’s home courts and won again, but this time ...

Shocker tennis in Cailfornia faces No. 63 Georgia State and No. 4 USC

Staff Reporter

January 26, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

WSU tennis was in Los Angeles, Calif.  this weekend taking part in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. The weekend included matches against No. 64 Georgia State and No. 4 University of Southern California.On Saturday, the Shocks faced t...

Women’s tennis kicks-off with double header at Arkansas

Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

No. 51 Arkansas proved too difficult to handle in a double header matches that were highly contested. Shocker women's tennis fell 4-2 and 4-3 in the two matches, respectively.The teams switched the order of play in the first te...

Shockers taken down by top 10 ranked Sooners

Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Coming off a 4-0 defeat against Tulsa, Wichita State men’s tennis traveled just down to road to Norman, Okla. where they met up with the Sooners for a rematch of last year’s NCAA men’s tennis tournament.No. 63 Shockers wer...

Shockers fall in spring debut

Sports Reporter

January 18, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Men’s spring tennis season is officially underway as WSU tangled with No. 25 Tulsa. The match did not go exactly as the Shockers planned, as they fell in a 4-0 defeat in Tulsa.Tulsa showed why they were ranked in the top 25 in ...

Men’s tennis ends play at Regional Championships

Sports Reporter

October 23, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Tulsa, Okla. held a bag of mixed results for Shocker tennis. The tournament, which ended Monday, began with a loss from Jocelyn Devilliers in a tight match 6-4, 2-6 (8). Three other Shockers found better results in their first m...

Woman’s doubles tennis gives strong showing at ITA Regional Championships

Sports Reporter

October 23, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Weather became an issue for women’s tennis and delayed singles plays in Norman, Okla., but the show goes on. With weather postponing outdoor play through the weekend, doubles took the main stage.Blasco Fernandez and Rebecca Pedraz...

Dual matches begin for men’s tennis

Sports Reporter

October 16, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Newman University and Oral Roberts stood no chance against the Wichita State’s men’s tennis team. The Shockers defeated Newman 7-0 and Oral Roberts 6-1.The early match against Newman was truly a one-sided affair with all thr...

Women’s Tennis Makes Noise at MVC Individual Championships

Staff Reporter

October 7, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Shockers competed for a combined six individual championships this past weekend at the MVC tennis tournament in St. Louis.Saturday morning, Rebecca Pedrazzi defeated Natasha James of Evansville 6-4, 6-4 at the one position to f...

Men’s doubles tennis win Midland Fall Invitational

Sports Reporter

September 16, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Shockers Ilija Cuic and Tin Ostojic took out No. 1 and 2 seeds en route to a doubles championship at the Midland Fall Invitational this weekend in Midland, Tex.The Croatian duo won 8-3 over Andy Bettles and Brenden McClain of...

MVC women’s tennis title goes to WSU for 5th straight year

Sports Reporter

April 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The road to victory was paved in a convincing fashion. Despite the relocation of their Friday match due to weather, the Shockers began the tournament weekend off with success. The way WSU won its first match against Bradley migh...

Last road matches for men’s tennis

Sports Reporter

April 15, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

"Spoiler" alert: In men's tennis, The Shockers bounced back from the home loss against Drake and spoiled the Bradley Braves' last home match of the season in a 6-1 defeat. The Shockers took the doubles point with wins from the duo...