Cal women’s tennis heads to ITA Championships

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Diving straight into another tournament following last weekend’s Cal Nike Fall Invitational, many members of the Cal women’s tennis team will head straight to Pacific Palisades, California, for yet another tournament this week. The tournament, called the Riviera Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American Women’s Championship, is one of the most important Read More…

Maegan Manasse thrives at Cal Nike Invitational

As a lonely saxophone played “Somewhere over Rainbow” in the distance behind the Hellman Tennis Complex, a more dramatic symphony unfolded on the courts early Saturday afternoon with two members of the Cal women’s tennis team — Lyann Hoang and Cecilia Estlander — battling on separate courts in the gold Read More…

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Courting concern

One of the most remarkable features of the 2013-14 Cal women’s tennis team was its depth. The Bears’ typical singles lineup consisted of six ranked players, and their success on courts four through six was key to the team’s impressive 20-5 record. Led by the dominant performances of Maegan Manasse, Read More…

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2013-14 season snapshots: tennis

Editor’s note: The Daily Californian sports staff took a look back and chose the most impactful moments of each team’s 2013-14 seasons. Women’s tennis: Down 3-1 in the overall match, the Cal women’s tennis team looked primed to suffer its first defeat in conference play to then-No. 3 UCLA. With Read More…

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Chi falls in NCAA Singles Championship final

Down 6-5 in the second set after losing the first, Lynn Chi set her feet and hunched her back, ready to return Danielle Collins’ serve. But like so many other shots Chi had hit, the ball narrowly lined out, gifting Collins the point. Eyes down, Chi then slowly shuffled over Read More…