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FEATURE: Relentless Effort: Ida Jarlskog’s Journey from Sweden to Florida

Ida Jarlskog and the Florida women’s tennis team’s practice had ended. Coaches began claiming stray tennis balls, while players gathered their belongings and refueled by the Gatorade coolers. The 5-foot-7-inch Swedish sophomore stayed on the court. “One more time,” she yelled to a Florida assistant. Rep after rep, volley after …

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Gators Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 7 Texas


The No. 12 Gators women’s tennis team saw their five-match win streak snapped this weekend, as they fell to No. 7 Texas in a non-conference contest. Florida, who hadn’t lost since March 16 against Georgia, fell 4-0, losing all four matches in straight sets. That's a final … #Gators fall …

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Florida Women’s Tennis Advances to Final Four

The Florida women’s tennis team advanced to the Final Four after taking down ninth-seeded Oklahoma State in the NCAA quarterfinals on Sunday. The top-ranked Gators improved their record to 27-3 and 10-0 all-time against the Cowgirls with the win. Anna Danilina clinched the 4-1 Florida victory with a 6-4, 6-4 win. …

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Florida’s Women’s Tennis Competes in SEC Tournament

NASHVILLE, TN – The Florida Gators have made it to the SEC Women’s Tennis Championships and will compete in the quarterfinals against Mississippi State Friday morning. The tournament will take place at the Currey Tennis Center on Vanderbilt University’s campus. Head coach of the Florida Gator Women’s Tennis Team Roland …

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Thornqvist Implements Unique Strategy Ahead of SEC Conference Play

The Florida gators women’s tennis team is now undefeated at 9-0. With their recent 4-1 victory against fifth-ranked Stanford behind them, they now look to SEC conference play. Head coach Roland Thornqvist believes in one thing to make the team better: giving them rest. Formula for Success? Roland Thornqvist held a …

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Gators Hold No. 1 Seed for ITA Indoor Championship

The Florida Gator Women’s Tennis team is ranked No. 1 and will hold the top seed for the ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championship. The Tournament The tournament is held over four days in New Haven, Connecticut.  Fifteen top teams qualified for the event by winning their respective 2017 ITA …

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Top-Ranked Gator Women’s Tennis Travels to USC, Pepperdine

The 22nd-ranked Women of Troy (3-1) will welcome the top-ranked Florida Gator women’s tennis team (2-0) on Friday from Marks Stadium in Los Angeles. On Saturday, the Gators will head to Malibu for a match with Pepperdine University. Florida is coming off of two weekend wins. They topped DePaul University 6-1 and bested FIU …

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The No. 1 Ranked Gator Women’s Tennis Team Ready for the Season

The No. 1 ranked Florida Gators women’s tennis team opens their season this weekend in the first round of the ITA Kick-Off Tournament. The Gators have high hopes for this coming season, and head coach Roland Thornqvist has previewed the team by saying he sees a strong Gators lineup this year. This …

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