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Gophers sweep Michigan State; postpone Sunday match against Michigan

Senior Matic Spec returns the ball during a game against Ohio State at Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, March 30.

Max Biegert

April 16, 2018

Ninety minutes into the dual match against Michigan State, Minnesota had clinched its sixth Big Ten victory of the season.  The No. 36 Gophers (13-6, 6-2 Big Ten) beat Michigan State (8-15, 1-7 Big Ten) 7-0 on Friday night at the Baseline Tennis Center. All six of the Gophers won their matches i...

Vlad Lobek learns from his freshman season

Freshman Vlad Lobak returns the ball during his doubles match with partner Eli Ogilvy against the University of Pennsylvania at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Max Biegert

April 12, 2018

For freshman Vlad Lobek, the past weekend in Indiana offered a prime example of learning from experience.  Last Friday, the winner of the match would take home the victory in the dual against Indiana. Despite losing the first set, Lobek battled back in the second to force a third, where he ended ...

Vlad Lobek redeems himself with dual-clinching victory

Freshman Vlad Lobak returns the ball during his doubles match with partner Eli Ogilvy against the University of Pennsylvania at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Max Biegert

April 9, 2018

Freshman Vlad Lobek forced a third set on Friday in Indiana, but could not win the final match of the day to get the victory for the Gophers.  On Sunday, however, he redeemed himself and earned the important fourth point for the Gophers.  Minnesota (12-6, 5-2) lost to Indiana (11-10, 4-3) 4-3...

Gophers split matches versus ranked foes

Sophomore Stefan Milicevic returns the ball during a match against Ohio State University at Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, March 30.

Max Biegert

April 2, 2018

The Gophers pulled the dual match even at 2-2 with three matches left all in the third set, but could not finish the job as the Buckeyes ended on top Friday. No. 33 Minnesota (11-5, 4-1 Big Ten) faced off against No. 2 Ohio State (18-2, 5-0) at the Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Bucke...

Felix Corwin excels after taking over the No. 1 singles spot

Senior Felix Corwin returns the ball during his singles match against the University of Pennsylvania at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Max Biegert

March 29, 2018

Since Feb. 10, senior Felix Corwin has gone 8-1 in the No. 1 singles position for the Gophers.  Corwin, who started the season playing in the No. 2 spot, is now ranked No. 93 by ITA after starting unranked. He, along with fellow senior Matic Spec, are ranked No. 78 in doubles competition. The move took place ...

Minnesota men’s tennis earns two conference victories

Junior Josip Krstanovic returns the ball during his singles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 2.

Max Biegert

March 26, 2018

Minnesota came into conference play over the weekend with a 1-0 record in the Big Ten. By the end of their two duals, the Gophers remained undefeated. No. 35 Minnesota (10-4, 3-0) beat Nebraska (9-6, 0-3) 6-1 on Sunday afternoon at the Baseline Tennis Center, after taking down Iowa 4-3 on Friday. The G...

Gophers win two matches on road trip

Junior Josip Krstanovic returns the ball during his singles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 2.

Max Biegert

March 7, 2018

The Gophers won two close matches on their road trip in Washington.  Minnesota (8-3) beat Washington (8-5) 4-3 on Saturday and followed that up with another 4-3 victory over Portland (6-6) on Sunday. The matches took place at the Quillian Tennis Stadium in Seattle, Washington. Jackson Allen cli...

Minnesota wins both matches over the weekend at Baseline Tennis Center

Senior Matic Spec returns the ball during his singles match against the University of Pennsylvania at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Max Biegert

February 26, 2018

The Gophers weekend was highlighted by freshman Vlad Lobak's first career doubles victory on Sunday.  With his partner, Eli Ogilvy, the pair won 6-2 in the No. 3 doubles spot and finished off the sweep in the doubles portion of the match.  Minnesota (6-3, 1-0) defeated Penn University (4-7)...

Gophers beat Wisconsin in Big Ten opener

Freshman Jackson Allen returns the ball during his singles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 2.

Max Biegert

February 19, 2018

A player from Minnesota was the deciding factor in the Gophers' dual versus Wisconsin. In the Big Ten action of his career, the Shakopee, Minnesota native, Jackson Allen, put his stamp on the boarder battle by clinching the victory for Minnesota. Minnesota (4-3) beat Wisconsin (5-5) 5-2 on Saturday ...

Josip Krstanovic moves up in singles play

Junior Josip Krstanovic returns the ball during his singles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 2.

Max Biegert

February 15, 2018

Junior Josip Krstanovic ran back and forth, breathing heavily as he chased after tennis balls at practice as the Gophers prepared for the upcoming match on Saturday against their rival, Wisconsin.  Krstanovic has had to hustle in his junior season and now he's earning a bigger role with the team....