TENNIS


UNC women's tennis sweeps ITA Carolinas Regional

The North Carolina women’s tennis team swept the ITA Carolinas Regional on Monday with junior Hayley Carter’s 6-3, 7-5 victory in the singles tournament over Clemson’s Joana Eidukonyte. After falling behind 4-2 Carter rallied in the second set after dropping three straight games from 4-2 to go down 4-5.


Cassandra Vazquez seals win for UNC women's tennis

North Carolina freshman Cassandra Vazquez had only played singles twice heading into Friday’s match between the No. 2 North Carolina women’s tennis team and No. 12 Virginia, but she stepped up at a critical moment to clinch a 4-3 victory.


North Carolina redshirt junior Andrew Gores embraces his doubles partner Esben Hess-Olesen after clinching the doubles point on Thursday afternoon.

Seniors help clinch win over Duke

It was Senior Day for the No. 16 North Carolina men’s tennis team Thursday. And with the court three doubles match against No. 6 Duke sitting at 7-5 in UNC's, senior Esben Hess-Olesen and redshirt junior Andrew Gores were looking to clinch the doubles point for the Tar Heels.


UNC women's tennis pushes past two ACC opponents

There was plenty to celebrate this weekend at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The No. 2 North Carolina women’s tennis team overcame a tough match Friday evening against No. 19 Clemson to win 4-3. UNC followed that matchup Sunday afternoon, easily beating unranked Pittsburgh 7-0 to maintain its undefeated 21-0, 9-0 ACC record.


Women's tennis coach Brian Kalbas gets 500th win against Clemson

Coach Brian Kalbas wouldn't have had it any other way. With the undefeated North Carolina women’s tennis team facing its greatest challenge of the year on Friday against No. 19 Clemson — which defeated the Tar Heels in a 4-3 thriller to conclude the 2014 regular season — Kalbas had a chance to obtain his 500th career win.


Women’s tennis handles Wolfpack

Just a year removed from its best finish in program history — ending with a 12-2 ACC record yet falling short of an ACC or NCAA championship — the North Carolina women’s tennis team desperately seeks to capitalize on an even stronger showing this season.