Tennis

Phoenix schedule for week of February 22

2/22/15 8:48pm

Winter weather set back several games and contest last week for Elon athletic programs. Here is what is happening on campus this week: On Wednesday, the baseball team returns to Latham Park with a 4 p.m.

Men's tennis wins three straight at home

2/19/15 1:05pm

It was never going to be easy to duplicate last year’s success. In 2014, the Elon University men’s tennis team won 19 matches, both the Southern Conference regular and post-season championships and swept both player and coach of the year honors. With six losses to open the season, it appeared the Phoenix was headed for a period of regression.

Women's Tennis dominates in double-header

2/15/15 8:29pm

Energy was high on Saturday, Feb. 14 as the Elon Women's Tennis team improved its season record to 3-4, following two back-to-back 7-0 wins against North Carolina A&T and Washington & Lee. Starting the day off against N.C.

Women's tennis captures two 7-0 victories at home

2/14/15 8:54pm

The Elon University women’s tennis team remain unbeaten at home following a pair of 7-0 victories over North Carolina A&T and Washington & Lee University. “The wins were good for our confidence,” said head coach Elizabeth Anderson.

Men's tennis loses spring season opener against South Carolina

1/17/15 5:43pm

The Elon University men’s tennis team started its spring season on a sour note on Saturday, Jan. 17 in a 5-2 loss against the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. The 55th –ranked Phoenix received its only points of the day through the singles play of seniors Stefan Fortmann and Juan Madrid. Fortmann, playing in the number one singles, defeated Gamecock senior Thiago Pinheiro 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (1) in a closely contested match that ended in a third-set tiebreaker.

Elon women's tennis loses opener to fourth-ranked UNC 6-1

1/9/15 10:12pm

The Elon University women’s tennis team opened up their season on Friday, Jan 9 against the fourth-ranked University of North Carolina Tar Heels. Freshman Kamilla Beisenova’s 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (10-5) victory over freshman Tar Heel Maggie Grace proved to be the lone win for the Phoenix as Elon fell 6-1 to UNC at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill, NC. It was tough day all around for Elon as the five other matches played by the Phoenix were not very close. The young squad, led by freshman Kirsten Ward at the top singles position, could not seem to find solid footing against the top five Tar Heels as Ward fell 6-0, 6-0 in a rather quick match against UNC’s eighth ranked sophomore Jamie Loeb. Following Ward for the Phoenix was senior Barbara Lazarova in the number two singles match.

Rematch with Tennessee, long home stand highlight Elon men's tennis schedule

12/9/14 6:14pm

The Elon University men’s tennis team released its 2015 schedule today, Dec. 9. The Phoenix will look to prove to the Colonial Athletic Association why it was the Southern Conference Champion last year. Most notably on Elon’s schedule is a rematch of last year’s NCAA Tournament tilt against the University of Tennessee on Jan.