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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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Serena Williams Fights Back to Reach Wimbledon Semi-Finals

As Wimbledon 2018 enters its last days, Serena Williams was put to the test against Italy’s Camila Giorgi. The seven-time champion dropped her first set 6-3 to Giorgi but came back to win the remaining two 6-3 and 6-4, which will send her to the semi-finals for the 11th time. Giorgi …

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Gator Women’s Tennis Players Set for NCAA Championships


The Florida Gator women’s tennis team opens NCAA Championships Wednesday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The four individuals drawn to compete in the event were revealed Tuesday afternoon. #Gator seniors set for season-ending event, as NCAA Singles & Doubles draws unveiled today#GoGators https://t.co/gdp5RSiEkK pic.twitter.com/ao6aqw6Blf — Gators Women's Tennis (@GatorsWTN) May 22, …

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Eastern Michigan Drops Four Sports

Eastern Michigan University is cutting four sports to save 2.4 million dollars the school announced yesterday. Men’s swimming and diving, softball, women’s tennis and wrestling were all discontinued at EMU in an effort to make up from a $4.5 million to $5.5 million budget deficit. Struggling to Stay Afloat EMU …

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Florida Gators Women’s Tennis are National Champions

National Champions The Florida Gators women’s tennis team was ranked No.1 throughout the regular NCAA tennis season. They proved worthy when they won the NCAA Championship Tuesday night with their 4-1 win over Stanford. This is Florida’s first national championship in women’s tennis since 2012, and the fourth title under head …

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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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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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Florida Women’s Tennis Projected to Win SEC, No.1 in NCAA

It’s a team with players that show leadership, friendship, determination, and strong tennis play. Those are just a few of the words head coach Roland Thornqvist used when describing the 2017 Florida Women’s Tennis team. The team is already projected to do well this season, as the SEC picked the …

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Gators Women’s Tennis Fall Season Comes to a Close

The fall season wrapped up this past weekend for the Florida Gators women’s tennis team where they split up and competed in two tournaments. In Flushing, NY there was the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, where ninth-ranked Belinda Woolcock dropped a 7-6 (6), 6-2 quarterfinal decision in the singles consolation bracket …

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