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Oregon women’s tennis eliminated in NCAA Tournament by No. 3 Duke

One day after winning the program’s first NCAA Tournament match since 2004 over No. 38 Tennessee, the No. 33 Oregon women’s tennis team retook the courts Saturday against No. 3 Duke. Although being ranked 30 positions lower than the Blue Devils, Oregon kept the match very close, being only a …

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Oregon women’s tennis wins first NCAA Tournament match since 2004 with convincing 4-2 victory over Tennessee

The No. 33 Oregon women’s tennis team took the courts Friday morning against No. 38 Tennessee in quest of the program’s first NCAA Tournament win since 2004. Today’s match was filled with grit and perseverance, something head coach Alison Silverio has preached and praised all season. The Ducks trailed two …

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Ducks prepare for postseason battles in NCAA Tournament

Postseason dreams are still a little new to the No. 33 Oregon women’s tennis team. Oregon was a lock for postseason play this season after a strong 15-9 season. Despite ending their Pac-12 Championship campaign in heartbreak with a close 4-3 loss against No. 14 UCLA, the Ducks knew there …

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No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis lose 4-3 heartbreaker to No. 13 UCLA in second round of Pac-12 Championships

The No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis team’s quest for a Pac-12 Championship ended today with a heart-breaking 4-3 loss in the second round to the overpowering No. 13 UCLA. The Ducks rallied from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits, but were unable to pull off the upset win in Ojai, Calif. Shweta …

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No. 30 Oregon dominates in first round of Pac-12 Championships, takes on No. 13 UCLA next

The No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis kicked off its Pac-12 Championship play with its second consecutive 4-0 win over Utah, having defeated the Utes April 15, in the regular season finale. Although Utah was the No. 10 seed, the Ducks must be pleased with the repeated dominant results over the …

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Oregon women’s tennis makes quick work of Utah in trash-talk filled match

During the doubles matches on Sunday’s Oregon women’s tennis match, several men’s tennis players gathered around court No. 4 for senior Alyssa Tobita’s final doubles match on her home court. With the players sarcastically cheering mistakes, Utah’s Taylor Calton had enough. The junior turned around, pointed directly at the three …

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Oregon women’s tennis defeats Colorado 4-0 behind new “Prove it” mentality

No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis returned to Eugene with a plan to not only sweep the weekend, but dominate the competition in all aspects. “Our mission today was to send a message and destroy,” head coach Alison Silverio said. “Toughness is what we’ve got to be about at this point.” …

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No. 26 Oregon women’s tennis dominated by No. 23 Stanford 6-1

The No. 26 Oregon women’s tennis team fell to No. 23 Stanford 6-1 on Sunday, marking the team’s fourth straight away loss. In a tough Bay Area road trip, the Ducks struggled for the second straight day. Stanford has been dominant at home, winning 45 of its last 48 matches …

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Oregon women’s tennis drops third away match in a row, falls to Cal

The No. 26 Oregon women’s tennis team traveled back to California looking to shake off the rust after not having a match for the past 13 days. After a 24-hour delay due to weather, the Ducks finally took on No. 49 Cal, looking to break one streak and extend another. Oregon …

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Oregon downs shorthanded Arizona State 4-0

The No. 22 Oregon women’s tennis team (12-6, 3-3) was up before the match even started, downing a shorthanded No. 35 Arizona State squad 4-0 Sunday in commanding fashion. ASU only had five healthy players, which gave the Ducks a 1-0 lead with a walkover at the six position in …

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Oregon women’s tennis breaks three-match losing streak with 4-0 win over Arizona

After a rough weekend in Los Angeles, the No. 22 Oregon women’s tennis team unleashed its frustration on the visiting Arizona Wildcats, winning 4-0. “It felt good,” junior Daniela Nasser said. “It feels good being back home. It just feels good getting the win after a couple of tough losses …

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Oregon women’s tennis loses third straight as Ducks fall at No. 15 UCLA

Three top-125 ranked Bruins from No. 15 UCLA women’s tennis were able to pull off the 4-0 victory over their No. 20 Duck counterparts. Five Bruins are ranked in the top-125 for singles, while zero Ducks crack the list. This put pressure on Oregon to try and keep the match …

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Oregon women’s tennis drops match at USC

Oregon women’s tennis played its first away match of the Pac-12 season, losing to Southern California 4-3. The Ducks dropped their first doubles point since the Feb. 16 4-1 loss to Kansas. Oddly enough that was Oregon’s last road-loss this season. USC’s Angela Kulikov and Rianna Valdes defeated Shweta Sangwan …

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After two hour delay, Oregon falls to Washington State in first home loss of the season

The Oregon women’s tennis match against Washington State was supposed to begin at 11 a.m., but instead of a battle between teams, a battle against Mother Nature began. Grounds crew, athletic department employees and fans grabbed leaf blowers in an attempt to dry the outdoor courts, which were damp from …

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Oregon women’s tennis defeats Washington in Pac-12 opener

Oregon women’s tennis freshman Paiton Wagner grew up a Washington fan. “Getting the win today was pretty sweet,” she said. “I’m a very competitive person. I even woke up on Monday morning just like, ‘This is the week, we’ve got this.’” She and the team did have it, beating No. …

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Oregon women’s tennis wins fourth straight, now enters Pac-12 play

Despite close victories being the norm at the Student Tennis Center, the No. 22 Oregon women’s tennis team had no problem securing the victory today, winning 5-2 over Fresno State. This marks the fourth straight win for the Ducks heading into Pac-12 play. Oregon led early, winning the doubles point after …

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Oregon women’s tennis is a program built through a “Duck Army”

There are two things you are guaranteed to hear when the Oregon women’s team plays. One is Shweta Sangwan yelling, “Come on,” to herself after every point, keeping the energy up for her teammates. The other is a chant often led by senior Nia Rose in between courts, where she …

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Oregon women’s tennis wins third straight, defeating Idaho 6-1

The No. 17 Oregon women’s tennis team returned to action Sunday, Feb. 25, riding the momentum of a 4-3 thrilling win over Baylor Friday night. In a much different fashion, the Ducks dominated Idaho 6-1, improving their record to 8-3 on the season. The Ducks took the doubles point for …

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Oregon women’s tennis defeats Baylor in another thriller

In its first match in the top-20 ever as a program, Oregon women’s tennis was tied 3-3 with the visiting Baylor Bears and the only thing standing between victory and defeat was a battle of freshmen. The Ducks returned home to Eugene for a home match for the first time …

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Shweta Sangwan has been clutch this season because of a simple change in mindset

Oregon women’s tennis player Shweta Sangwan fought off Portland native Erin Larner in a marathon third set, leading her teammates to mob her on the court after clinching a 4-3 victory over No. 23 Northwestern. “I have clinched matches before, but I wouldn’t say a crazy three-all match like that …

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Oregon women’s tennis splits weekend in Kansas

Oregon women’s tennis earned a split weekend in Lawrence, Kansas, dropping Friday’s match against Kansas 4-1 and winning Saturday’s match against William and Mary 7-0, the first 7-0 sweep in 31 matches for the Ducks. The newly ranked No. 24 Ducks returned to action after defeating No. 23 Northwestern last …

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Oregon women’s tennis upset No. 23 Northwestern in thrilling 4-3 match

Junior Shweta Sangwan spent Friday night planning out her match. Come Saturday, the situation presented itself. “Last night, before I went to bed, I envisioned myself clinching the match for us,” Sangwan said. “When I actually got the chance to go up, I was like, ‘wow, this might actually come …

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Women’s tennis wins opening road match against Georgia State

Oregon women’s tennis defeated the Georgia State Panthers 6-1 Saturday morning in its opening match through the teams trip in Georgia. Freshman Julia Lilien, in her doubles debut, alongside Julia Eshet, took down Georgia State’s Damira Muminovic and Lara Vovk, 6-0, at the No. 2 spot. Alyssa Tobita and Shweta …

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Women’s tennis takes win in first road match against San Diego

Oregon women’s tennis took its first road trip to San Diego Sunday afternoon, where the team claimed its first road win of the season in a 6-1 victory over the Toreros at the Cindy Hogan Tennis Center. The Ducks won their first two doubles matches, forcing the third match to …

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Oregon beats Portland 5-2 in season-opener

In the opening match of its 2018 season, the Oregon women’s tennis team flew past the Portland Pilots in Eugene, as Oregon beat the Pilots 5-2. Amid the first match nerves, the Ducks doubles pairs took care of business with two victories, sweeping the Pilots, and leaving the third doubles …

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Oregon women’s tennis fall season comes to end at Jack Kramer Invitational

While senior Alyssa Tobita and junior Shweta Sangwan won consecutive sets on opening day of the ITA Fall National Championship, Oregon women’s singles made it far in the Jack Kramer Invitational, but the doubles pairs fell short of victories against Southern California. In the matchup against Florida’s Ulyana Grib and …

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Oregon women’s tennis goes 22-7 in Washington Invitational

Oregon women’s tennis dominated the second tournament of the season at the Husky Invitational this last weekend, heading home with a nearly spotless record, finishing the weekend with a 22-7 record. Day one ended with a bang as seniors Nia Rose, Alyssa Tobita, and sophomore Julia Eshet won all three …

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High hopes in season ahead for Oregon women’s tennis

Leaders of the Oregon women’s tennis team have begun to emerge early in the fall season and make their mark in the ITA All-American pre-season rankings. On Sept. 12, Alyssa Tobita, Shweta Sangwan, Rifanty Kahfiani and Julia Eshet qualified for pre-season rankings in both singles and doubles going into the …

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Oregon’s season comes to a close after NCAA Tournament loss to NC State

The Oregon women’s tennis team ended its NCAA Tournament run in the first round on Saturday morning when No. 30 North Carolina State defeated the Ducks 4-2 in Athens, Georgia. It has been a decade since the Ducks last qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The Ducks jumped out to an early lead …

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