Juricova returns as Cal dominates in Northwest

In her first singles match back from injury, Jana Juricova’s timing was off. Julia Metzger of Oregon had grabbed a 3-0 lead, spoiling a potentially triumphant return for the All-American. But reality can only be overruled for so long. Juricova found her rhythm and did not lose a single game
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Cal’s road swing ends with trip to northwest

When the Cal women’s tennis team flew through Reno, Nev., after matches against Colorado and Utah, it dawned on the group that it would soon achieve an impressive feat: visiting six Western states in nine days. Bears coach Amanda Augustus said the team was on “the grand tour of the
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Without Juricova, Bears no match for Cardinal

In its third straight match without top player Jana Juricova, the Cal women’s tennis team lost a 5-2 decision to visiting Stanford on Friday. The No. 11 Cardinal (6-0) took the doubles point and never looked back, as the Bears (6-4) suffered their first four-match losing streak since 2005. The
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Freshmen to play leading role in Bears’ trip to L.A.

A coup has taken place in women’s collegiate tennis. First-year players throughout the country have unseated the old guard and will likely determine the national pecking order as the dual season continues. In an indication of the strength of the vanguard, four freshmen were placed in the top 10 in
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Juricova in top form in solid weekend for Bears

The Cal women’s tennis team boosted its national reputation in the ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championships, dominating two matches against esteemed programs before falling to No. 3 Duke, 4-1. The No. 7 Bears (6-1) advanced to the semifinal of the prestigious Charlottesville, Va., tournament for the third time in
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Indoors, Bears look to survive Hurricanes

Since its season began in September, the Cal women’s tennis team has been focused on a singular goal: winning the NCAA Team Championships in late May. This weekend’s ITA National Team Indoor Championships will serve as a checkpoint for that aim, as the No. 7 Bears (4-0) are hoping to
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Bears decimate Aztecs in 6-1 decision

A dual tennis match is a highly temporal affair. The fact that the matches take place in parallel, rather than sequentially, is too often forgotten, and the timing of the match is too often overlooked. Although a match is considered a singular event, it is often set in the context
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