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Oliver Crawford turns pro

After three years, Oliver Crawford has decided to go pro. The young athlete caught up with Steve Russell on Sportscene to discuss his big decision. Crawford’s career The 5’10 ace has had an impressive career at Florida. He is 63-22 in overall singles, as well as 23-5 in the SEC. …

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Gators Women’s Tennis Prepares for Future

Gators Women’s Tennis Roland Thornqvist joined WRUF’s “Sportscene” to discuss a variety of topics. As we approach the fall, most of the talk has been dedicated to what might happen to college football. Meanwhile, other sports hang in the balance as well. One of those is tennis. The topics discussed …

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SEC Changes Championship Hosting

After the NCAA decided to give spring athletes another year of eligibility, the SEC announced that schools set to host conference championships in 2020 will host those events in 2021. SEC schools scheduled to host Conference championship events that were cancelled in 2020 due to issues related to the coronavirus …

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What to Watch For: Gator Tennis to Begin SEC Play for 2020

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Florida’s No. 6 ranked men’s tennis team (11-2) played their last competitive match four days ago. But tennis and Gator fans will have to wait another eight days before watching Florida on the court again. On Feb. 28, the Gators will commence conference play. Bryan Shelton’s team currently finds itself …

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Gators’ Men’s Tennis Welcomes Group of Teams for Weekend Tournament

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The Florida Gators’ Men’s Tennis team continues their long homestand this weekend in the ITAKickoff at Alfred A. Ring Complex. The two-day tournament will run from Saturday to Sunday and will feature teams such as the USF, Temple and Fresno State. https://twitter.com/GatorsMTN/status/1220413388389355520 Right Where They Left Off After finishing the …

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Gator Men’s Tennis Suffers First Loss

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The number one ranked Gator men’s tennis team suffers its first loss of the season 5-2 to the defending national champion and number two ranked Texas Longhorns on Wednesday in Gainesville.  This was the Longhorns’ first win of the season. The match up saw one of the largest crowds in …

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No. 1 Gator Men’s Tennis Host No. 2 Texas

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It’s a clash of the tennis titans. The No. 1 Florida Gator men’s tennis team welcomes the second ranked Texas Longhorns to Gainesville in a non-conference clash. Florida has come out of the gates strong. The Gators started the season with two dominant performances against Furman and Florida Atlantic, respectively. …

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ITA Southeast Regionals visits UF with lengthy field

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Florida men’s tennis will play in and play host to the 2019 ITA Southeast Regionals, with a field of competitive local schools on their plate. Among the participating schools include Florida familiars such as UCF, FAU, Florida Gulf Coast, FSU, Miami, UNF, USF and Stetson. Some Georgia competition creeps in …

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Gators Athletics Finishes No. 3 in the Learfield IMG College Directors Cup

All University of Florida sports lay dormant for these scorching summer months, but the Gators are still making waves in the sports world. Florida Gator athletics finished third in the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup. Florida has placed in the top-5 in these rankings each of the last 11 years. …

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Florida taking on Texas in Final Four Matchup in NCAA Tournament

The men’s tennis team is going to the Final Four after defeating Baylor 4-0 in Thursday’s Elite Eight match at the USTA National Campus last night in Lake Nona. Senior Alfredo Perez and sophomore Oliver Crawford were on one doubles team and McClain Kessler and Johannes Ingildsen were on another. …

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