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UNC Men's Tennis Picks Up Top-20 ACC Win At Georgia Tech

North Carolina dropped the doubles point but rallied for a 4-3 men’s tennis win Friday over No. 20 Georgia Tech at Ken Byers Tennis Complex. The 12th-ranked Tar Heels improved to 22-3 on the season with just a single regular-season match remaining, on Sunday at Louisville. With the win, the Tar Heels move to 9-2 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky’s Notebook: Brian Kalbas Out Of The Shadows

Brian Kalbas recently became the most successful UNC women’s tennis coach, which means one of the best in ACC annals, when he surpassed the legendary Kitty Harrison who recruited the best talent when there was less of it. In 15 years, Kalbas has more victories and championships than what took Harrison 22 years because in her era there were fewer matches. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Coach Brian Kalbas Sets Program Record With Win Over Duke

There is always plenty to play for when UNC and Duke matchup in women’s tennis. On Wednesday, the the third-ranked Tar Heels earned a come-from-behind 5-2 win over No. 15 Duke at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The victory allows UNC coach Brian Kalbas to become the program’s all-time wins leader with 352, passing Kitty Harrison who led the team from 1977-98. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Tops Notre Dame On Senior Day

The North Carolina men’s tennis team celebrated Senior Day Sunday with a 6-1 win over No. 41 Notre Dame, finishing the regular season undefeated at home and with a record of 66-2 at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center over the past four years. UNC is now 21-3 on the season and 8-2 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. On a warm, sunny afternoon, the Tar Heels led off quickly. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis: From Good To Great

Last February, the UNC men’s tennis team faced a shot at winning its first title in program history at the 2016 ITA National Team Indoor Championship. With the score tied at two and the remaining matches in tight battles, then-juniors Ronnie Schneider and Jack Murray did what they’d aimed to do since their freshmen year: they brought the team a championship. (GoHeels.com)

No. 3 UNC Women's Tennis Blanks Wake Forest, 7-0

No. 3 North Carolina posted its fourth-consecutive shutout with a 7-0 victory over 26th ranked Wake Forest on Saturday afternoon in ACC Women’s Tennis action. UNC (24-2, 10-1 ACC) has not surrendered a point since dropping a 4-3 decision to Georgia Tech on April 1 in Chapel Hill. UNC has won all 25 available points since its first and only loss in the conference. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Blanks Boston College To Reach 20-Wins Mark

The North Carolina men’s tennis team posted a 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over visiting Boston College Friday to improve to 20-3 on the season and 7-2 in ACC play. On a sunny, breezy day at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, the Tar Heels won every singles match in straight sets en route to reaching the 20-wins milestone for the fourth consecutive year. (GoHeels.com)

No. 3 UNC Women's Tennis Tops Louisville

Third ranked North Carolina notched a 7-0 victory over Louisville on Thursday at Bass-Rudd Tennis Center. UNC (23-2, 9-1 ACC) swept all six singles matches with Cassandra Vazquez opening the onslaught with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Jessie Paul. Minutes later, Alexa Graham surrendered just a single point in a 6-0, 6-1 win over Ariana Rodriguez. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Falls In Close Match At Virginia

North Carolina fell Sunday in an Atlantic Coast Conference men’s tennis battle, 4-3 at No. 4 Virginia. The Tar Heels won the doubles point and earned wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles spots, but the Cavaliers claimed courts three through six to improve to 20-1 overall and 7-1 in ACC play. UNC, ranked No. 11, is now 19-3 overall, 6-2 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

No. 4 UNC Women's Tennis Sweeps Notre Dame

No. 4 North Carolina had little trouble in posting a 7-0 sweep of 29th ranked Notre Dame on Sunday in an ACC women’s tennis match from Courtney Tennis Center. North Carolina (22-1, 8-1 ACC) cliched the double sprint when Cassandra Vazquez and Alexa Graham earned a 6-1 victory over Brooke Broda and Allison Miller on court two. (GoHeels.com)

No. 11 UNC Men's Tennis Cruises To 7-0 ACC Win At Clemson

North Carolina improved to 6-1 in ACC play Friday with a 7-0 men’s tennis win over Clemson at the Tigers’ Hoke-Sloan Tennis Center. The Tar Heels, ranked 11th nationally, are now 19-2 overall. The match was played indoors due to windy conditions in Clemson. Next up for the Tar Heels is a trip to Charlottesville, Va., to take on No. 4 Virginia on Sunday. (GoHeels.com)

No. 4 UNC Women's Tennis Bounces Back With Convincing Win Over Michigan

Freshman Makenna Jones clinched a 4-0 victory for No. 4 North Carolina women’s tennis over eighth-ranked Michigan on Thursday afternoon from Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. North Carolina (21-2) switched up its doubles lineup against the Wolverines and it worked like a charm with a pair of 6-1 wins on court one. (GoHeels.com)

Hayley Carter Plays to Honor Her Father

A week before the Tar Heels' match with the Yellow Jackets, Hayley Carter's father passed away. His funeral was the Wednesday before the match, and her tennis family drove to Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee to support their teammate in her time of need. With that act of kindness and her father on her mind, Carter was nothing but grateful after her team’s tight loss. (Daily Tar Heel)

No. 4 UNC Women's Tennis Falls 4-3 To No. 10 Georgia Tech

In a tight ACC matchup, the No. 4 North Carolina women's tennis team fell to No. 10 Georiga Tech, 4-3, Saturday at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The loss ends a 50-match home win streak for the Tar Heels (20-2, 7-1 ACC) and marks the first time that Carolina has dropped an ACC regular season match since a 4-3 loss to Clemson in April of 2014. (GoHeels.com)

No. 4 UNC Women's Tennis Defeats Virginia To Remain Unbeaten In ACC

The fourth-ranked UNC women’s tennis team defeated ACC rival No. 29 Virginia on Sunday, beating the Cavaliers 5-2 at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The win keeps the Tar Heels unbeaten in conference play and drops the Cavaliers to 7-7 overall and 5-2 in the ACC. UNC faced an early challenge after dropping the doubles point for only the second time this season. (GoHeels.com)

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