Before he could envision himself serving a tennis ball on the red clay at the famous Stade Roland-Garros courts during the Junior French Open, Bojan Jankulovski could recite the capital of every European country by the age of 3.
The University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame announced eight inductees for the class of 2020, meaning a new class of former Hurricanes will be recognized for their athletic accomplishments.
“It’s awesome to get this win because you can’t downplay the rivalry Miami and Florida State have,” coach Jose “Keno” Gandara said.
The Hurricanes men's tennis team hosted the Miami Spring Invite this past weekend at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center in Coral Gables. Miami went 11-13 in singles play and 6-6 in doubles play throughout the weekend.
“We fight,” sophomore guard Mykea Gray said, who led UM with 19 points. “That’s one thing I can say about our team. No matter how down we are at the moment, we always find a way to bounce back.”
Women’s Tennis Miami Hurricanes women’s tennis had two players recognized by the ACC for postseason awards on Wednesday morning. Sinead Lohan is the first player...
The redshirt senior set a school record with 17 saves in a single-match. North Carolina notched 19 shots on goal, while the Miami didn't register a shot on goal.
“Listen, It’s not about me, it’s about these kids,” the 18th-year coach said. “I’m happy for them they needed this for their confidence. We’ve had a few close matches against some good programs, so you know I think that this time of the year, for this group, this is big moving forward for our confidence. Heading in to finishing out our ACC schedule I think they really needed it. I’m happy for them.”
One day later Perez-Somarriba notched win No. 135 in her career as a Hurricane with a 6-0, 6-2 triumph, setting a UM program record for most singles wins.
It was a weekend of individual triumphs for the Canes at the Texas Tech Invitational in Lubbock, Texas.
A little over 24 hours after competing for the University of Miami women’s tennis team at Georgia Tech, Perez-Somarriba, the reigning NCAA singles champion, faced off against rising star Coco Gauff in an exhibition match in Gauff’s hometown of Delray Beach.
After 11 consecutive appearances in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, the Miami women’s tennis team is bound to stumble once in a while. Facing...