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Saturday September 25th

Mens Tennis

Men's tennis falls to Ohio State, 4-1

On Friday, the North Carolina men’s tennis team had a chance to go into Columbus, Ohio, and take down senior Nelson Vick’s former school, No. 1 Ohio State, who came into the match with a 181-game home winning streak on the line.

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Doubles point derails Tar Heels against Duke

DURHAM — Although the average fan may view the single point a team receives for winning doubles as trivial, that was the point the No. 11 North Carolina women’s tennis team desired the most after falling to No. 1 Duke 5-2 Sunday at Ambler Tennis Stadium in Durham.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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