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Saving Ace: Alice Duranteau’s dream of being a doctor

Alice Duranteau wants to become a doctor and help people. Tennis has provided the chances and the skills to chase her dream.

When Alice Duranteau sees a tennis player preparing to serve, she sees more than a person with a racket and a ball. She sees a complex machine at work. She sees a network of tissues, muscles, bones and tendons working together in harmony. Alice is amazed at how each individual
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Interview with tennis player Alice Duranteau

Cal tennis player Alice Duranteau, a third-year international student from Paris, France, talks about her journey to UC Berkeley and her struggle to juggle her academic work load and athletic commitments.

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Cal women’s tennis crushed by Stanford

On Friday, the Bears dominated Sacramento State in a 7-0 sweep, but was upset by rival Stanford, 6-1, the next day in Palo Alto. The loss marks the seventh time in a row that the Bears fell to the Cardinal, dating back to April of 2009. With the loss, Cal falls to 5-4 as Stanford improves to 5-2 on the season.
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Bears move on to face Yellow Jackets in NCAAs

The No. 9 Cal women’s tennis team advanced to the round of 16 at NCAAs for the sixth consecutive year, easily taking down Pepperdine 4-0 in the second round on Saturday at Hellman Tennis Complex. The Bears (19-6) will make a much farther trip than their upcoming opponents with a
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Cal takes down conference newcomers in weekend routs

There may be myriad of benefits of the Pac-12’s conference realignment, but parity in women’s tennis is surely not one of them. The No. 10 Cal women’s tennis team gave a rough introduction to conference newcomers Colorado and Utah in two dominant victories, giving the Bears a 2-0 record in
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