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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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Oregon earns first NCAA berth in 10 years, but it doesn’t come as a surprise to the team

The last time the Oregon women’s tennis team participated in the NCAA Championships was 10 years ago at Athens, Georgia, where they finished last. Oregon head coach Alison Silverio, then a senior at Georgia Tech, led her team to the school’s first-ever NCAA title in any sport. When Silverio returns …

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Women’s tennis’ Pac-12 Championships run ends with 4-0 loss to Stanford

After Oregon pulled out its first program win over UCLA on Thursday, the Ducks were unable to pull off another upset as Stanford blanked Oregon 4-0 on Friday at the Ojai Valley Athletic Club to maintain its unbeaten streak in Pac-12 play. The Ducks’ six conference wins in the regular season (6-4) is their …

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Oregon defeats UCLA for the first time in program history to progress to Pac-12 semifinal

After the Oregon women’s tennis team received a first-round bye in the Pac-12 Championships thanks to their fifth seed, they squeaked past No.4 UCLA to nail a victory of 4-3, earning a berth in the semifinal. It marked the the first time the Ducks have downed the Bruins in program history. The …

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Oregon narrowly loses to Cal 4-3 in final home match

When Marlou Kluiving entered the locker room to prepare for the final home game of her collegiate career, a note from teammate Julia Eshet, her fellow winningest doubles player this season, was taped to her locker. She swung open her locker, and balloons of different colors along with green and …

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Oregon overpowered by Pac-12 leader Stanford, 7-0

The Ducks women’s tennis team may be entering the final stretch of home games, but its rivals aren’t about to let them capitalize on home-field advantage. The No. 10 Stanford Cardinal, who has only lost once this season, extended their win streak to 11 after taking down the Ducks 7-0 Friday afternoon …

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New language and new culture no problem for Rifanty Kahfiani

Rifanty Kahfiani jumped through hoops to become a starter on the Oregon women’s tennis team. The 18-year-old freshman from Jakarta, Indonesia took the TOEFL test, an English language test, seven times before she met the target score to get accepted into and play tennis for Oregon. When she finally got …

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Oregon wins nail biter against Arizona 4-3

Less than 24 hours after suffering a sound defeat at Arizona State, the Oregon women’s tennis team made its way to Tucson, Arizona, to edge out a 4-3 win against Arizona on Saturday afternoon at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center. The Ducks shuffled their doubles teams, which saw Marlou Kluiving pairing …

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Oregon overpowered by Arizona State’s offense, goes down 4-1

After reducing Fresno State’s two-year home winning streak to zero last Wednesday, Oregon was handed a 4-1 loss by Arizona State on Friday afternoon at the Whiteman Tennis Center in Tempe, Arizona. Though Oregon ranked four positions above the No. 42 ASU, the latter possessed three ranked singles players – No. 63 …

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Oregon tennis ends Fresno State’s home winning streak

Fresno State had been undefeated on its home ground the past 25 months and 18 matches. That staggering statistic, however, did not daunt Oregon from trouncing the Bulldogs 4-1 on Wednesday afternoon at the Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center in Fresno, California. Fresno State scored its lone point in doubles when it took down …

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Oregon women’s tennis defeats USC for the first time in school history

The last time the entire Oregon women’s tennis team stood in a line on the neighboring court to cheer on their final player was against Washington last weekend. That match lasted four hours, with Shweta Sangwan clinching the last point to bring the Ducks to an upset victory over then …

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Oregon women’s tennis falls to No. 20 UCLA 4-1

After the Oregon women’s tennis team booted Washington from the top-25 ITA rankings in an upset victory last weekend, the Ducks had a hard task ahead of them as they faced No. 20 UCLA, the first of the California schools in their Pac-12 schedule, on Friday afternoon at the UO …

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Oregon opens Pac-12 play with wins over the Washington schools

The Oregon women’s tennis team opened Pac-12 conference play on a good note over weekend as they scored two wins against Washington and Washington State on the rivals’ home turf. The Ducks’ upset victory over No. 25 Washington at the Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle, Washington, proved to be the highlight …

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Ducks strike even on weekend trip with victory over Boise State

After the Oregon women’s tennis team endured a 4-2 loss to Denver on Saturday at the Boas Indoor Tennis Center, they came back with a vengeance on Sunday to edge out Boise State by a point with a 4-3 road win on Sunday. The Duck’s winningest pair of Marlou Kluiving …

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Oregon women’s tennis caps off successful weekend with 4-0 victory over Houston

After Houston defaulted a match in both the doubles and singles categories, the Oregon women’s tennis team sailed to its second win of the weekend at the UO Student Tennis Center on Sunday morning with a score of 4-0. The default meant that Oregon had an advantage of one point …

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Oregon rides renewed strength to take down UC Santa Barbara

After taking an unusually long two-week break from its competition schedule, the Oregon women’s tennis team rode a wave of positive energy to disrupt UC Santa Barbara’s winning streak on Friday afternoon at the Student Tennis Center. The Ducks won 5-2. The Ducks swept the doubles section with two of their pairs taking wins, …

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Oregon women’s tennis suffers two losses in Texas

The Oregon women’s tennis team fell to both Baylor and Texas Christian University in Texas over the weekend during its second week of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. While Oregon was more evenly matched with Baylor on Saturday, going down 4-3, Texas Christian bested the Ducks on Sunday, sweeping the competition …

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Oregon women’s tennis falls to North Carolina, defeats Columbia for a weekend split

Oregon women’s tennis lost to No. 2 North Carolina 4-0 on Saturday but bounced back with a 4-2 consolation win over Columbia on Sunday for a weekend split in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend Tournament. The Ducks are now 3-2 after the opening month of the 2017 season. “This weekend was …

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Women’s tennis sweeps Eastern Washington with three freshmen hitting the court

The Oregon women’s tennis team beat the Eastern Washington Eagles 7-0, with half of the participating Ducks being freshman, on Saturday at the Student Tennis Center. Saturday was New Zealand native Janvhi Clark’s first match as a Duck. She contributed to the win by besting the Eagles in her doubles match …

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