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Minnesota splits home duals against Michigan and Michigan State for first conference victory

Sophomore Matic Spec competes against Michigan State in a singles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday.

Jack White

April 11, 2016

A packed home crowd wasn’t enough to lift the Gophers to a victory on Friday, but the team was able to win on Sunday.     Minnesota (7-14, 1-6 Big Ten) lost to Michigan 4-1 at the Baseline Tennis Center to start the weekend but beat Michigan State 4-0 in its second dual.     The Gophers drew a large crowd during th...

Gophers split third consecutive weekend

Camila Vargas Gomez returns a shot during a match against Michigan State University Friday at Baseline tennis center. The Gophers defeated Michigan State University 5-2.

Jack White

April 4, 2016

The Minnesota women’s tennis team split a pair of Big Ten matches for the third weekend in a row, defeating Michigan State but falling to Michigan at the Baseline Tennis Center.     The Gophers won 5-2 over the Spartans, but the No. 11 Wolverines defeated Minnesota 6-1.     &...

Krstanovic consistent in doubles

Freshman Josip Krstanovic hits the ball during the Gophers' first home event of the spring season at Baseline Tennis Center on Jan. 16.

Jack White

March 31, 2016

Josip Krstanovic has shown no signs of hitting the rookie wall as a freshman this spring, likely because he entered the season well-rested.     The Zagreb, Croatia, native did not officially become a member of the Gophers men’s tennis team until the spring semester, and he has emerged as ...

Women’s team bounces back at Iowa

Senior Paula Rincon-Otero competes against Iowa State at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday, Mar. 6.

Jack White

March 28, 2016

The Gophers women’s tennis team split the singles matches in both its duals over the weekend, leaving the doubles point to decide the outcome of each.     Minnesota lost the doubles point and the dual at Nebraska 4-3 on Friday but rebounded to defeat Iowa on the road 4-3 on...

Women split two Big Ten matches

Senior Paula Rincon-Otero prepares to return the ball to Penn State in the Baseline Tennis Center Friday afternoon.

Jack White

March 21, 2016

The Gophers women’s tennis team played their second and third Big Ten matches of the season over the weekend, kicking off the conference-exclusive portion of their schedule.     Minnesota defeated Penn State at home on Friday 5-2 in its first match and then lost 7-0 to No. 2 Oh...

Women’s team wins two at home

Senior Paula Rincon-Otero competes against Iowa State at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday.

Jack White

March 7, 2016

Minnesota’s 7-0 shutout victory Friday caused Buffalo freshman Tanja Stojanovska to smack the ball in frustration after her loss.     The Gophers followed up the victory with another one over Iowa State on Sunday to bring their record to 9-4 during the spring.  ...

Corwin adapting to injured wrist

Sophomore Felix Corwin returns the ball to Illinois State in the Baseline Tennis Center on Feb. 27.

Jack White

March 3, 2016

Sophomore Felix Corwin slipped backward and fell on his wrist in practice the first week of February. The tumble had a big cost: Corwin broke his radius, a bone between the elbow and wrist joints.     The break caused him to wear a cast on his right hand last Saturday against Army and Illin...

Women’s team splits in Madison

Sophomore Felix Corwin returns the ball to Illinois State yesterday afternoon in Baseline Tennis Center. Corwin earned his ninth win of the season 6-4, 6-4.

Jack White

February 29, 2016

The Gophers women’s tennis team extended its winning streak over the Badgers to six matches on Friday.     Minnesota defeated Wisconsin 5-2 in the team’s first dual of the weekend. The Gophers fell 4-3 to Utah the following day in Madison, Wis.     “It’s such a ...

Teams combine to lose three duals

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

Jack White

February 22, 2016

The Gophers women’s tennis team played Dartmouth in the fall and came away with one singles and one doubles win.     Little changed when the two teams met again on Saturday as Minnesota lost 7-0 to Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H.     “I mean, they just absolutely played ...

Minnesota splits two duals at home

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

Jack White

February 15, 2016

Minnesota continued its spring season with two duals at the Baseline Tennis Center over the weekend, winning 5-2 over Green Bay and losing 5-2 to Drake University.     The Gophers won the top five singles matchups against Green Bay on Friday but lost five of six singles matches on Su...