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In its first fall season in two years, UNC women's tennis finds a renewed mindset

Playing for UNC means playing to win, especially for the women’s tennis program. Unlike last season's squad, which didn’t lose any players due to extra COVID-19 eligibility, the 2021-22 team is without all-Americans Makenna Jones, and . This not only means shifting around doubles pairs — but shifting a mindset as well. (Daily Tar Heel)

Three Tar Heels Win Women's Tennis Titles at Kitty Harrison Invitational

The UNC women’s tennis program continues to rack up wins. Three players on the team won singles titles at the Kitty Harrison Invitational, held in Chapel Hill last weekend. Fiona Crawley, Reilly Tran, and Elizabeth Scotty all took titles in separate brackets. Crawley dominated the Carolina Singles bracket, not dropping a single set in her four matches. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Dominates Day One Of Kitty Harrison Invitational

The first day of the Kitty Harrison Invitational saw the host Tar Heels dominate the singles and doubles brackets Friday at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The day of tennis began with opening-round doubles. Fiona Crawley and Anika Yarlagadda picked up a win in the Tar Bracket, while Kacie Harvey and Lindsay Zink did the same in the Heel Bracket. (GoHeels.com)

Sigouin, Cernoch Grab Preseason ITA Rankings

Seniors Benjamin Sigouin and Brian Cernoch grabbed spots in the ITA Division I Men's Singles Rankings, released this week by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Sigouin came in at No. 41 in the rankings after finishing the 2020-21 season ranked 62nd. Cernoch was No. 44 in the preseason rankings for 2021-22 after finishing last year at No. 66. (GoHeels.com)

Six UNC Women's Tennis Players Begin Fall Season Nationally Ranked

The ITA Division I Women's Preseason Rankings were released Tuesday, and the North Carolina women's tennis team will begin the season with six nationally-ranked players. leads a group of five included on the singles list at No. 32. She is joined by No. 35 Fiona Crawley, No. 78 Anika Yarlagadda, No. 82 Elizabeth Scotty, and No. 88 Reilly Tran. (GoHeels.com)

Lucas: A Women's Sports School

once provided a quote that has come to define Tar Heel women's sports. "This is a women's soccer school. We're just trying to keep up with them." As the Tar Heels celebrate 50 years of women's sports at North Carolina, those words still resonate. At the time of Smith's quote, 's program didn't need to be legitimized by anyone. (GoHeels.com)

Makenna Jones, Elizabeth Scotty Play Wednesday At U.S. Open

North Carolina's 2021 NCAA Doubles champions Makenna Jones and Elizabeth Scotty will face 15th seed Marie Bouzkova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic in the opening round of the US Open doubles draw on Wednesday afternoon. The match will begin at or after 4 p.m. ET on court 17, and coverage of all matches is available on ESPN and ESPN+. (GoHeels.com)

Jamie Loeb Among Several UNC Tennis Alumnae to Qualify for U.S. Open

, who played for the women’s tennis program from 2013 to 2015, will make her second appearance in the U.S. Open. , a former teammate of Loeb at UNC, will be competing in the doubles draw. Also competing in doubles will be the team of Makenna Jones and Elizabeth Scotty, who won the NCAA Doubles Championship in May. (Chapelboro.com)

Jamie Loeb Qualifies For US Open

Since turning pro in 2015, former UNC Women's Tennis All-American had been unable to find a place in the US Open Main Draw. That all changed on Friday on court 5 in Flushing, N.Y., about an hour drive from her home in Westchester County. Loeb defeated Mihaela Buzarnescu, from Bucharest, Romania, ranked No. 154 in the world. (GoHeels.com)

Michael Carter, Sara Daavettila, Katie Hoeg Win 2021 Patterson Medals

The University of North Carolina will award the 2021 Patterson Medals for the most outstanding career achievements to , one of the most explosive running backs in UNC football history; , UNC's first Honda Sport Award winner for women's tennis; and Katie Hoeg, the women's lacrosse's program's all-time leading scorer. (GoHeels.com)
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