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Brianna Morgan: Adding to a dynasty

For Florida freshman Brianna Morgan, tennis has been a big part of her life. According to her, it’s always just “felt right.” Beginning at five years old, she has loved being on the tennis court and having the chance to learn new things every day. Now the Beverly Hills native …

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Men’s Tennis Falls to LSU

The Florida Gator men’s tennis team lost it’s second straight match to LSU 4-2 Friday. Things started out good for the Gators at No. 1 doubles where senior Bob van Overbeek and junior Stephane Piro took out the Tiger pair of seniors Olivier Borsos and Roger Anderson 8-5. However, things quickly …

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Florida Men’s Tennis Wins SEC Opener

The Florida Gator (7-4) men’s tennis team defeated No. 11 Texas A&M (9-5) 4-3 on Sunday in its SEC opener. The Gators ended their four match losing streak, but the road to redemption wasn’t easy as Florida once again lost the doubles point for the fith match in a row. No. 2 …

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Florida Gators Men’s Tennis Drops Fourth Straight Match

The 16th ranked Florida men’s tennis team (6-4) lost its fourth consecutive match on Saturday to 20th ranked Baylor (7-1) 4-3. The Gators once again started the match flat in the doubles losing the doubles point. Florida’s number two doubles team of juniors Mike Alford and Florent Diep struggled losing 8-3 to Baylor’s Julian …

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Florida Sweeps Furman In Men’s Tennis

The Florida Gator men’s tennis team swept the Furman Paladins 7-0 on Sunday. The Gators (5-0) remain undefeated under new head coach Bryan Shelton breezing past the Paladins in just over two hours. Shelton says there are plenty of things the team can learn from playing a weaker team. The doubles …

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Top-Ranked Gator Women’s Tennis Opens Season Against USF

The No. 1 preseason ranked women’s tennis team is launching their 2013 campaign today after coming off back-to-back national championships. The Gators are playing host to South Florida at Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex beginning at 3pm today. The team is playing in three matches in five days at home, …

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Florida Men’s Tennis Win ITA Men’s Kickoff

The No. 12 Florida men’s tennis team won both matches during the ITA’s Men’s Kick-Off Weekend, which qualified them for the ITA National Indoors on Feb. 15. On Saturday, Florida had little trouble getting past an 0-3 St. John’s team that had lost matches to South Florida and Stetson during the …

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UF Men’s Tennis Wins in Coach Shelton’s Debut

The No. 12 Florida men’s tennis team got it’s dual match part of the schedule off to a good start, defeating the Miami Hurricanes 5-2. First year Florida head coach Bryan Shelton is happy to put the first dual match of the season behind him and his team. The Gators got off …

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Florida Men’s Tennis Coach Resigns

FLORIDA MEN’S TENNIS COACH ANDY JACKSON ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After 11 seasons at the helm of the University of Florida, men’s tennis head coach Andy Jackson announced his resignation, effective immediately. A search for the Gators’ 10th men’s tennis head coach will begin immediately. “I want to thank …

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