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.

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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