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New Zealand standout Janvhi Clark has achieved her dream to play collegiate tennis in the U.S.

When Janvhi Clark was 6 years old, she was eager to follow in her older sister Sita’s footsteps by beginning to take tennis lessons. Now the third-highest ranked junior in New Zealand, Clark has signed with the Ducks, fulfilling her dream to be a Division I athlete in the United States. …

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Oregon women’s tennis falls to Georgia Tech, Alison Silverio’s alma mater

Oregon women’s tennis fell to No. 11 Georgia Tech, Duck head coach Alison Silverio’s former school, on Sunday afternoon, 6-1, at the Student Tennis Center. Silverio spent eight years in total with the Yellow Jackets: four as a student-athlete followed by four as an assistant coach. She helped land a No. 6-ranked recruiting …

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Oregon women’s tennis opens 2017 season with 6-1 win against Portland

Entering her final season at Oregon, senior Marlou Kluiving understands — and appreciates — the importance of a strong start to each season. She and her teammates did just that, as the Ducks defeated Portland 6-1 to begin their 2017 season. “It’s really exciting to be back,” Kluiving said. “We came out …

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Julia Eshet’s tennis-halting ACL tear led her to discover a passion for music

Current Oregon tennis freshman standout Julia Eshet was in the middle of contemplating turning professional versus attending college when her decision was rocked by an ACL tear that sidelined her for a minimum of six months. Though Eshet had temporarily lost the game of tennis, and admittedly was in a “mentally bad …

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Ducks dominate in doubles play at Gonzaga Invitational

By remaining undefeated in doubles play after day two of the Gonzaga Invitational, the women’s tennis team has gone 12-0 in doubles in the last two tournaments. Before their streak of perfect play, pair Marlou Kluiving and Julia Eshet advanced to the quarterfinals in the ITA Northwest Regional Championships. They …

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Tennis continues strong start and finishes 26-1 at Georgia State Invitational

The Ducks had an impressive weekend at the Georgia State Invitational, sweeping in doubles play and winning all but one match in singles. Freshman Julia Eshet delivered a perfect performance for the team. Eshet was a strong recruit for Oregon this year and has been living up to the hype …

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Eshet, Kluving reach quarterfinals of ITA Northwest Regionals before falling to Cal

Over this past weekend, the Oregon women’s tennis doubles team of Julia Eshet and Marlou Kluving advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Northwest Regionals. Eshet, a freshman, and Kluving, a senior, made it as far as any Duck pair has in regional play. Courtney Nagle and Daria Panova were …

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Women’s tennis preview: Ducks prepare for travel-intensive schedule

Oregon women’s tennis kicks off its season today in Stanford, California, in what will be one of many road trips on deck for the 2016-17 season. The Ducks will compete in the Northwest Regional Championships along with fellow Pac-12 teams California, Washington and Washington State. Six Ducks — Marlou Kluiving, Nia Rose, Alyssa Tobita, …

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Five-star recruit Julia Dale-Eshet works to make splash at Oregon

Julia Dale-Eshet will be 3,270 miles from home when she begins her Division I tennis career. The high school senior from Miami, Florida, is another recruit the Oregon women’s tennis program snagged from the Sunshine State. Nia Rose, Daniela Nasser, Shweta Sangwan and former player Christi Woodson all have Florida roots. …

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Oregon’s season ends after rocky second half

Oregon women’s tennis is likely over after suffering losses across the board at the Pac-12 tournament this past weekend. The Ducks were ranked No. 55 in the ITA rankings on April 18, but after failing to get a single win in their conference tournament, they will likely not be part of the …

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Oregon loses in both doubles matches at Pac-12 tournament

To add to their struggles this women’s tennis season, the Ducks fell in both their doubles matches at the Pac-12 Championships on Friday. The doubles team made up of sophomores Nia Rose and Alyssa Tobita fell 6-3 to Washington State’s Trang H. Huynh and Victoria Matejevic in the Doubles Championship Bracket. Trang …

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Oregon suffers in first day of Pac-12 tournament

In line with the second half of its season, all four Oregon women’s tennis players fell on the first day of singles play in the Pac-12 tournament. Marlou Kluiving, Alyssa Tobita, Shweta Sangwan and Nia Rose each lost their singles matches in the championship bracket. Kluging, who was in the invitational …

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Ducks look to end season on a high note in Pac-12 Championships

As Pac-12 competition begins on Wednesday, Oregon looks to add a high note to a down season. Now that the women’s tennis regular season has concluded, the Ducks will compete in the Pac-12 Championships in Ojai, California from April 20-24. The Pac-12 is booming with stiff competition, including No. 1 University of …

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Oregon loses to Loyola Marymount for ninth-straight loss

The Oregon women’s tennis team ended its regular season in Los Angeles, California against the Loyola Marymount Lions on Sunday. The Ducks lost 5-2, extending their losing streak to nine. To begin doubles play, LMU’s Anna Romeka and Tatijana Sheikhan defeated Marlou Kluiving and Shweta Sangwan, 6-2 at No. 2. …

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Oregon takes eighth straight loss to Long Beach State

Oregon women’s tennis just can’t catch a break. The Ducks took their eight straight loss Saturday afternoon to Long Beach State. Oregon didn’t pick up a single point in the 4-0 loss, leaving just one more opportunity for a win this season on Sunday. Since the dismissal of three players and …

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Oregon faces tough task in doubles after being reduced to six players

Winning tennis matches in the Pac-12 is hard. Winning when your team was recently reduced to six players is harder. The Oregon women’s tennis team dismissed three players due to a violation of team rules. The team is now playing with the minimum amount needed for the rest of the season. …

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Oregon falls in final conference match of the season

Oregon women’s tennis left the the team’s chances for a win in its last Pac-12 match of the season on Nia Rose’s shoulders Sunday. In a tie match, the sophomore’s set was the deciding factor for the Ducks against Utah. And in the third set tiebreaker, Rose narrowly fell and Oregon …

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Oregon narrowly falls to Colorado

Oregon women’s tennis put up its best showing of the past two weeks on Friday against Colorado, but it wasn’t enough. After losing one match in singles and forfeiting another, the Ducks made clean sweeps on three courts to tie the score. That tie advanced Oregon to a tiebreaker where …

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Three players dismissed from women’s tennis program

Three Oregon women’s tennis players have been dismissed from the team “due to a violation of team rules,” the Oregon athletic department confirmed Saturday afternoon. Freshmen Christi Woodson, Micheline Aubuchon and sophomore Kennan Johnson have been removed from the team’s roster. Johnson, a transfer from UCF, was among the Duck’s top players this season. She held a …

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Roster change leads Oregon to tumble against No. 18 Stanford

Oregon women’s tennis’s struggles continued Saturday with a 7-0 thrashing by No. 18 Stanford. The team has been stuck in a rut ever since three of its nine players — Michelle Aubuchon, Christi Woodson and No. 70 singles player Kennan Johnson — were dismissed from the program due to a violation of team rules, the Oregon athletic …

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Oregon struggles against undefeated Cal, loses, 7-0

After three straight Pac-12 losses, Oregon women’s tennis had the daunting task of facing top ranked California, who has been unstoppable so far this season. That trend continued. The Ducks were unable to compete with California, losing 7-0. The loss brings the Duck’s record to 11-6, 3-4 Pac-12. Cal clinched the …

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No. 38 Oregon prepares for Cal, Stanford

With a weekend of top-ranked teams ahead, Ducks women’s tennis is preparing for a tough pair of matches on the road. 0-3 in it’s last three matches, Oregon is in search of a confidence booster. A win over Cal or No. 18 Stanford would be enough to boost the Ducks to …

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Ducks struggle in conference play over tough two weekends

After a convincing start to its conference season, Oregon women’s tennis has been unable to find stable footing as of late. The Ducks have lost their last three matches over the past two weekends, dropping their Pac-12 record to an even 3-3. Each of the Ducks’ conference losses were against top-35 ranked teams, …

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Oregon suffers second loss to Los Angeles school

Oregon women’s tennis fell in the final match of a tight battle against No. 32 UCLA Saturday, when Nia Rose lost 6-4 in a third-set tie breaker. The No. 35 Ducks ultimately lost the match 4-3 in an all-afternoon, back-and-forth match. The loss was Oregon’s third in a row. It …

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Women’s tennis swept by USC

Oregon women’s tennis was defeated today for the second match in a row Friday, when the Ducks fell to USC 7-0 in Los Angeles. The loss pulled the Ducks to an 11-4 record overall, 2-2 Pac-12. Despite a dominating presence before conference play, the Ducks didn’t stand a chance today. …

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Oregon’s nine-match win streak ends after loss to Arizona State

The Ducks’ nine-match winning streak ended Sunday.  No. 25 Arizona State downed No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis, 4-3. The loss was Oregon’s first in conference play, and puts the Ducks’ record at 11-3, 3-1 Pac-12. A 6-1 win over Arizona on Friday left Oregon with high hopes for its match against ASU Sunday, but the …

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Women’s tennis opens conference play with win over Washington State

No. 36 Oregon women’s tennis earned its seventh straight win today, defeating Washington State 5-2 in its first Pac-12 match of the season. Oregon advanced its record to 9-2, 1-0 Pac-12. Kennan Johnson and Shweta Sangwan won their doubles match 7-6 to give Oregon the doubles point. Oregon held a 1-0 lead before WSU earned the first …

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Shweta Sangwan steps up in singles for women’s tennis

When Oregon women’s tennis brought in five new players for fall season, head coach Alison Silverio said the main factor the newcomers needed was simply “gaining the experience.” Now, nearing the end of the winter season, it is one of those newcomers who has stepped up for Oregon as a …

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No. 28 Oregon begins Pac-12 play this weekend with its highest ranking since 2005

This weekend, Oregon women’s tennis will begin Pac-12 play against Washington State with the highest ranking the Ducks have seen since 2005: No. 28.  After an away stint, the Ducks returned to Eugene on Sunday with a clean sweep of Boise State, 7-0. The Ducks improved their record to 8-2 for …

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Women’s tennis wins sixth straight with a sweep

Oregon women’s tennis head coach Alison Silverio called today’s 7-0 sweep of Boise State a “huge confidence builder.” But more than that, the win was Oregon’s sixth straight win in three weeks. The Ducks are currently ranked No. 28, the highest rank Oregon has received since 2005. “We’re certainly moving in …

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