Tennis


SPORTS 2/22/15 8:48pm

Phoenix schedule for week of February 22

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.


NEWS 2/19/15 1:05pm

Men's tennis wins three straight at home

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.


SPORTS 2/15/15 8:29pm

Women's Tennis dominates in double-header

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.


NEWS 1/17/15 5:43pm

Men's tennis loses spring season opener against South Carolina

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.


NEWS 1/9/15 10:12pm

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

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.