MENS TENNIS


2/2/2014 10:22am

Freshmen Schneider, Murray continue doubles success

Only six months ago, freshman Ronnie Schneider and Jack Murray competed against each other in the USTA National Open championship game, in which Schneider was victorious. Now the two are undefeated doubles partners, already bringing home seven wins for North Carolina this season.


1/20/2014 3:09pm

Men's tennis kicks off season with wins

One day. Two opponents. Two victories. The North Carolina men’s tennis team kicked off its 2014 spring season on Friday by dominating a double-header with matches against East Carolina and Wofford.In the first match against the Pirates, the Tar Heels grabbed the lead early and never looked back. The match was played under a new experimental format from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association — which essentially shortens matches using no-ad scoring and a tiebreaker at 5-all in each set.


11/10/2013 4:06pm

Brett Clark values tennis championship experience

At the beginning of the fall season, North Carolina men’s tennis player Brett Clark did not expect to receive an invitation to play in the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships.


10/21/2013 3:17pm

Clark falls short after 6 wins at regional

After playing through seven matches in five days , sophomore Brett Clark’s run through the ITA Carolinas Regional tournament ended Monday with a 7-5, 6-4 loss in the championship round.

10/6/2013 4:48pm

Hess-Olesen, Schneider satisfied with performances

The performances of junior Esben Hess-Olesen and freshman Ronnie Schneider at the ITA All-American Championship’s singles draw can’t be based simply on the marks in the win column. Despite both of the North Carolina tennis players falling to the same competitor — Baylor’s Julian Lenz — in the main draw, Schneider’s defeat of two nationally ranked opponents and Hess-Olesen’s return to the courts after an injury, left them with positive feelings as they departed Tulsa, Okla. “Obviously you have to be disappointed when you lose when you’re a competitor,” Hess-Olesen said. “But looking at the way I played, I’m satisfied with my level of tennis.” In his first match against No.38 Lenz, No.


2/10/2013 9:25pm

UNC men's tennis sweep Saturday action

No. 23 North Carolina finished a long doubleheader day at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center Saturday with two team victories and without conceding a single match. The men’s tennis team shut down Navy 4-0 early in the day and then held off James Madison 7-0 later in the evening to cap off a near-12-hour day of tennis. The long day gave the Tar Heels an opportunity to demonstrate their strength and stamina throughout the roster.