Category: Tennis

Emory coaches aim to inspire, empower next generation of female athletes

Catherine Whitehill poses for a photo in her Boston Breakers jersey in 2013. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/KazLovesPinoe) This is the first of a series of articles for Women's History Month spotlighting female empowerment through sports.  “You can't put women in a box. You can't put us in a mold. It’s important to bring out whatever [...]

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If you want to be successful in doubles tennis, read this

Courtesy of Sports Editor Michael Miriam Imagine walking onto a tennis court, stepping up to the service line, bouncing the ball a few times, taking a deep breath and preparing to serve. Now also imagine that this is the first round of the NCAA tournament, and you’re playing a doubles match with a partner you [...]

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Emory first year tennis player wins ITA Cup

Even though Emory’s men’s and women’s tennis teams’ fall seasons will wrap up soon, they have not seemed to slow down in the slightest.  In the last few weeks, the teams have collectively claimed five Regional Champion titles as well as a National one. At the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) South Regional Championships in Sewanee, [...]

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Women’s tennis ITA championship victory leads Eagles to upcoming ITA cup

Emory University’s women’s tennis team dominated the University of the South (Tenn.) at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) South Regional Championships Oct. 1-3. The team demonstrated their impeccable potential, with freshman Eliza McPherron, junior Alexa Goetz, sophomore Xuanjin Li and seniors Emma Cartledge and Jessica Fatemi earning spots in the ITA Cup Oct. 13-18. During [...]

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