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Gophers split two matches in New Hampshire

Senior Felix Corwin lunges for the ball during his doubles match against NC State on Jan. 20.

Max Biegert

February 12, 2018

Minnesota bounced back from losing on Friday and split the weekend in its next dual. On Friday night, the Gophers (3-3) lost to undefeated Dartmouth 5-2. They followed that loss by beating Rice (3-3) the next day 6-1.  In the first meeting between Minnesota and Rice since 2007, the Gophers won ...

Gophers win despite having two seniors out of lineup

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

Max Biegert

February 5, 2018

Seniors Matic Spec and Felix Corwin were out of the lineup on Friday, allowing young players like Josip Krstanovic to step into a new role.  The underclassmen stepped up and didn't concede a match in the dual. The Gophers (2-2) beat Sacramento State (0-3) 7-0 on Friday afternoon. In singles compe...

Gophers learning from tough nonconference schedule

Felix Corwin returns the ball at the Baseline Tennis Center on April 21.

Max Biegert

February 2, 2018

The Gophers have started against smaller schools before getting into conference play in seasons past, but this year is different.  Minnesota (1-2) has played against NC State (4-0), Tennessee (7-2) and Notre Dame (5-0) to start the season. The only team the Gophers beat were the Volunteers.  “We gathered a lot o...

Women’s tennis coach gets her first career victory; Men’s team can’t advance to ITA Indoor Finals

Junior Camila Vargas Gomez returns the ball during her singles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Jan. 26.

Max Biegert

January 29, 2018

Head coach Catrina Thompson entered the weekend looking for her first career win as a head coach. She left the weekend with three victories. Minnesota (3-0) played three dual matches on Friday and Saturday at the Baseline Tennis Center. The Gophers took down Northern Iowa, Sacramento State and South ...

Despite flight delays with early classes, Gophers ready to start season

Gophers sophomore Matic Spec returns the ball to South Florida in the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 5.

Max Biegert

January 19, 2018

The Gophers went through their share of headaches to get back from their vacation to Australia during the Australian Open tennis tournament. Minnesota's plane from Australia to Los Angeles ended up coming late, which resulted in the team taking different flights and airports to get to Minneapolis. Some didn...

Women’s team wins dual meet; men’s players win matches to end fall season

Max Biegert

November 7, 2017

The Gophers men's and women's tennis teams concluded their fall season Saturday and Sunday, respectively. The senior doubles pairing Matic Spec and Felix Corwin, and sophomore Stefan Milicevic on the men's tennis team competed in the ITA Fall Nationals in Indian Wells, California. Corwin and Spec lost...

Gophers sweep ITA Regional, send three players to nationals

Max Biegert

October 24, 2017

It took less than an hour for Stefan Milicevic to complete the sweep for the Gophers men’s tennis program in the International Tennis Association Central Regional.  Milicevic, along with the senior doubles duo of Felix Corwin and  Matic Spec, took home the singles and doubles championships in the ce...

Freshman Jackson Allen brings Minnesota roots to men’s tennis

Max Biegert

October 19, 2017

Jackson Allen, a Shakopee, Minnesota native, has seen his dreams come true since arriving at the University of Minnesota.  Allen ranked 19th best in his recruiting class before coming to Minnesota and 31st in the United States Tennis Association 18-and-under rankings. Allen earned all-conference accolades...

Corwin finishes second in doubles, singles tournament in Milwaukee

Felix Corwin returns the ball at the Baseline Tennis Center on April 21.

Max Biegert

September 25, 2017

For Felix Corwin, it was good to be home. A native of Milwaukee, the Gophers' senior finished second place in the Milwaukee Classic singles tournament as a total of four Gophers competed in the event. Senior Matic Spec also competed over the weekend, but in the Oracle Masters in Malibu, California. “It was really fun p...

‘Sky is the limit’ for Gophers men’s tennis heading into season

Gophers senior Matic Spec returns the ball to South Florida in the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.

Max Biegert

September 21, 2017

The Gophers will be represented at a tournament that  features three players in the top 15 for singles via ITA starting on Thursday. Senior Matic Spec represents the Gophers at the four-day Oracle Masters in Malibu, California at Pepperdine University.  Senior Felix Corwin, junior Josip Krs...