After falling to top-ranked Northwestern (5-0) in the first round of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Women's Team Indoor Championships on Friday, the 15th-ranked Hurricanes quickly got back on track.
University of Miami freshman Ignacio Taboada is no exception, though he’s not the average spectator – he plays tennis for the 23rd-ranked Hurricanes (4-2) and tries to emulate his favorite athlete, top-ranked Rafael Nadal, on the court.
On both Saturday and Sunday afternoon, the 23rd-ranked Hurricanes (4-2, 1-0) swept their opponents 7-0 - 63rd-ranked Clemson (3-3, 0-1) and Penn (2-2), respectively.
The 13th-ranked University of Miami women's tennis team disposed of 47th-ranked Utah 7-0 and 23rd-ranked Tennessee 5-2 at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center over the weekend to qualify for the ITA National Indoor Championships in Madison, Wis., starting on Feb. 12.
It took the very last singles match of Wednesday afternoon for the 13th-ranked University of Miami women’s tennis team to finally lose its first point of the young season.
On both Friday and Saturday afternoon at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center, Miami swept in-state opponents 7-0 in straight-sets victories.
After dropping the doubles point, the 17th-ranked University of Miami men's tennis team took four of six singles matches to defeat Florida Atlantic (2-2), 4-3, on a cold Thursday night season opener at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.
The University of Miami men's tennis team earned the ranking of No. 17 in the country in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Preseason Top 25 poll.
On Tuesday afternoon, the University of Miami women's tennis team earned a No. 13 ranking in a poll released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
Third-ranked senior Daniel Vallverdu cruised into Saturday's semifinal at the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor National Championships in Charlottesville, Va. with a six-match win streak. Due to a pectoral injury he suffered during the second round, however, Vallverdu had to withdraw from competition.
Due to a pectoral injury he suffered during the second round, Daniel Vallverdu had to withdraw from the ITA Indoor National Championships in Charlottesville, Va.
After a successful spring 2008 campaign, the men's and women's tennis teams headed to the road for preseason tournaments and continued right where they left off.