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Gator Tennis Teams Open NCAA Tournament Play

Both the Gator men’s and women’s tennis teams begin play this weekend in the NCAA Tournament and both teams are hosting first and second round action. The Gator men (15-10, 7-5 SEC) face Denver (11-11) today and the winner will face either 18th ranked Cal or Florida State on Saturday.  This …

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Florida men’s tennis blanks Bethune-Cookman

The Florida Gator men’s tennis team (12-9) shut out the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (12-13) 7-0 today to give the Gators a much needed win. Florida had no problem defeating the Wildcats in doubles, winning all three of the doubles points. UF’s win started with a shutout on court two, where junior Mike Alford and freshman …

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Men’s Tennis Loses Heartbreaker To Mississippi State

The Florida Gators (11-9)  men’s tennis team lost a tough 4-3 match to Mississippi State (15-7) on Sunday. Florida got off to a good start in doubles on court three as junior Florent Diep and freshman Gordon Watson took out the Mississippi State pair of senior Ethan Wilkinson and freshman Pedro Dumont …

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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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