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Turner's Take: Do or Dai

A month ago at Georgia Tech, Carolina got a come-from-behind win thanks to Ashley Dai, who dropped the first set there but rallied to win in three. Saturday, Dai found herself in a similar situation. Her match on the line, her team's fate on the line, the ball in her court. "I think for her, maybe losing that set allowed her to just say, 'OK, I need to play my game,'" Kalbas said. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Advances With 4-0 Win Over Charleston

Third-ranked UNC opened play in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship Saturday with a 4-0 first-round win over visiting College of Charleston at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The victory set up a second-round meeting with No. 31 Tulane, which beat No. 41 Dartmouth 4-0 in the first of Saturday’s two NCAA men’s tennis matches in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Takes Care Of ETSU In NCAA 1st Round

Third-seed North Carolina took care of business in the first round of the NCAA Team Championship on Friday with a 4-0 victory over East Tennessee State. North Carolina (30-2) will face No. 30 Northwestern on Saturday at 3 p.m., in the second round with the winner advancing to Tulsa, Oklahoma, site of the NCAA Team Championship finals. (GoHeels.com)

Hayley Carter Selected Academic All-District

Hayley Carter of the UNC women’s tennis team has been selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team, recognizing the nation’s top student-athletes for their performances athletically and in the classroom. The No. 1 rated singles player in Division I, Carter has compiled a 42-4 record this season. She is the 2016 ACC Player of the Year. (GoHeels.com)

Clark, UNC Tennis Coaches Honored By ITA

The UNC men’s tennis coaching staff and a Tar Heel senior have been announced as recipients of Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division I Region Awards, as announced Monday by the ITA. Carolina head coach Sam Paul was named Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year and Associate Head Coach Tripp Phillips was named the ITA Assistant Coach of the Year. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Earns No. 2 Overall Seed in NCAA Field

North Carolina has been awarded the No. 2 overall seed in the 64-team 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championship bracket and will host first and second-round matches on May 14 and 15. In the May 14 first-round matches, Dartmouth and Tulane will face off at 9 a.m., and UNC will take on College of Charleston at noon. (GoHeels.com)

UNC tennis player found herself after coming out to coach after match

Throughout my tennis career, I've had too many injuries to count and too many trips to the X-ray or MRI machines for being a 21 year-old. When a body part is damaged, there's always a path to change, repair and improve it. This was the same approach I had about my sexuality. But how can you change, repair and improve something you have no control over? (Out Sports)

I'm A Tar Heel: Stuart DePaolo

I have earned the privilege to represent the University of North Carolina. It is worth putting emphasis on the word “earned” because I am a student-athlete who is fortunate enough to learn from the brightest minds in the world while also playing the game of tennis that I love in the greatest of atmospheres. To the fans, I want to say thank you for being the best. (GoHeels.com)

Scholar-Athlete Luncheon Recognizes Academic Excellence

The day’s highest honor went to the Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, the five senior men and women who rank the highest in the most impressive collegiate statistic: grade point average. Each invited a faculty member and introduced him or her during brief remarks. In addition to speaking about each honored faculty member, the students looked back on their time at UNC. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Wins 2016 ACC Championship

UNC’s three seniors have accomplished so much in their four years, but one trophy that had eluded this group was an ACC Championship. Inserted into the singles lineup for the first time all weekend, senior Kate Vialle clinched a 4-2 victory for the top-seeded Tar Heels over Miami, giving UNC its first ACC title since 2011 and the seventh in program history. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Advances To ACC Title Match

Top seed North Carolina will play for the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Championship after a 4-1 victory over fifth seed Virginia in Saturday’s semifinal match at Cary Tennis Park. Sunday’s title match features the nationally-ranked No. 2 Tar Heels against second seed and nationally-ranked No. 7 Miami at 10 a.m. on ESPN3. (GoHeels.com)

No. 3 UNC Men's Tennis Advances With 4-0 Win Over Georgia Tech

The UNC men’s tennis team got the result it was looking for, beating No. 30 Georgia Tech 4-0 in an ACC Championship quarterfinal matchup Friday evening. The third-ranked, fourth-seeded Tar Heels now advance to a semifinals meeting with No. 1 Virginia on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Cary Tennis Park. The match will be broadcast by ESPN3. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Fends Off Wake Forest In ACC Quarters

Newly-minted ACC Player of the Year Hayley Carter won the clinching match to send top seed North Carolina to a 4-1 victory over eighth seed Wake Forest on Friday morning at the ACC Women’s Tennis Championship from Cary Tennis Park. North Carolina (27-2) made it a clean sweep of all three doubles matches to open the day with an early 1-0 advantage. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Nation's-best Hayley Carter leads ACC-best Tar Heels in women's tennis

At first glance, North Carolina's Hayley Carter doesn’t come across as being fierce or intense. But on the tennis court, that’s when things change. “Ultimately it’s just that I play every single point. I don’t check out of points," Carter said. "I give everything I have every single point, and I try not to give my opponents any free points. I think that puts a lot of pressure on them” (WRAL Sports Fan)

What to expect this summer from Tar Heel sports

A year removed from missing the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001, the North Carolina baseball team is poised to make its return this summer.UNC opened the season on a hot start, winning 18 of its first 20 games and claiming back-to-back series wins over top-20 opponents in UCLA and Oklahoma State. The Tar Heels then hit a rough patch, dropping seven of their next 12 games. (Daily Tar Heel)

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