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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. (

UNC Men's Tennis Steps Out Of Conference For 5-2 Win Over Tulsa

In a midseason nonconference match, the ninth-ranked North Carolina men’s tennis team topped visiting Tulsa 5-2 at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center Saturday afternoon. The Tar Heels improved to 16-2 on the year and remain unbeaten at home this season. The Golden Hurricane fell to 10-12. “Tulsa’s got a good program,” UNC head coach Sam Paul said. (

No. 4 UNC Women's Tennis Blanks Virginia Tech

No. 4 North Carolina cruised to a 7-0 victory over Virginia Tech on Friday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. North Carolina (19-1, 6-0 ACC) won the doubles point after earning wins on courts three and one. Chloe Ouellet-Pizer and Rachael James-Baker teamed up for the first time in a couple weeks and won 6-2 over Sansitha Nandakumar and Luisa Uscocovich. (

Hayley Carter Earns 4th ACC Women's Tennis Player Of The Week Honor In '17

North Carolina’s Hayley Carter has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, the fourth ACC-weekly award this season for the senior from Hilton Head, South Carolina. Carter helped the No. 3 Tar Heels defeat No. 29 Miami and Florida State, 6-1 extending their conference winning-streak to 33 matches. (

UNC Women's Tennis Drops Miami For A 7th Straight Time

In a rematch of the 2016 ACC Championship final won by North Carolina, senior All-America Hayley Carter clinched the victory for the third-ranked Tar Heels, extending the program’s ACC regular season winning streak to 32 matches. North Carolina (17-1, 4-0 ACC) remained perfect in league play with a 6-1 win over the Hurricanes on Friday afternoon. (

No. 4 UNC Men's Tennis Blanks NC State, 7-0

Fourth-ranked North Carolina earned a shutout victory in ACC men’s tennis play Wednesday, beating visiting NC State 7-0. Playing indoors at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, the Tar Heels claimed the doubles point and then won all six singles matches in straight sets en route to the win. UNC improved to 14-2 on the season, 2-1 in ACC play. NC State falls to 9-7 overall. (

No. 5 UNC Men's Tennis Falls At No. 2 Wake Forest, 4-3

The fifth-ranked UNC men’s tennis team fell 4-3 at No. 2 Wake Forest Friday in an ACC battle. Singles wins came from junior Robert Kelly, sophomore Blaine Boyden and freshman William Blumberg, with Kelly’s and Blumberg’s coming against highly-ranked opponents. The loss was just the second of the season for UNC (13-2). (

'She's such a fighter': UNC men's tennis plays for Blaine Boyden's mom in Duke win

For the No. 5 UNC men’s tennis team, its 6-1 victory over Duke on Tuesday was more than just a win over a rival to open ACC play, and it was more than the team’s first outdoor tennis match of the season. It was an opportunity for the players to support one of their teammates, and to again prove that when someone in the Tar Heel tennis family needs them, they will be there. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Men's Tennis Tops Duke 6-1 In First ACC Match

The North Carolina men’s tennis team opened Atlantic Coast Conference play Tuesday afternoon with a 6-1 win over No. 43 Duke in the Tar Heels’ first outdoor action of the season. UNC, which moved up a spot to No. 5 in the latest rankings, released earlier on Tuesday, improved to 13-1 on the season with the win. Duke fell to 8-4 (1-1 ACC). (

No. 3 UNC Women's Tennis Sweeps Boston College

The third-ranked North Carolina women’s tennis team completed its busy opening week of ACC play with a 7-0 shutout at Boston College on Sunday. UNC already booked victories over NC State and Clemson by 7-0 and 6-1 margins, respectively, earlier this week. On Sunday, the Tar Heels jumped on Boston College (6-6, 1-3) and never let up in victory. (

No. 3 UNC Women's Tennis Downs Clemson In ACC Home Opener

The UNC women’s tennis team won its ACC home opener Friday with a 6-1 victory over Clemson at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The third-ranked Tar Heels improved to 13-1 overall and 2-0 in ACC play with the win, while the Tigers fell to 3-6 overall and 0-2 in the conference. Carolina opened the match with an early 1-0 lead after taking the doubles point. (

Remembering Former UNC Men's Tennis Coach Allen Morris

Allen Morris, the UNC men’s tennis coach from 1980-93 and a revered figure in the tennis community, passed away Monday at the age of 84. An incredible player who went on to become an outstanding coach, he embodied the highest standards of sportsmanship and all that is great about collegiate athletics. Following is a remembrance from one of his former players. (

Hayley Carter Wins 150th Singles Match In Sweep Of Wolfpack

No. 3 North Carolina opened up the ACC portion of its schedule with a dominating 7-0 victory over No. 16 NC State on Tuesday at J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center. UNC (12-1) earned identical 6-1 victories in doubles to gain the 1-0 advantage over the Wolfpack. No. 19 Jessie Aney got the ball rolling in singles with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Anna Rogers. (

No. 4 UNC Men's Tennis Picks Up Road Win At No. 27 Vanderbilt

The fourth-ranked North Carolina men’s tennis team added another impressive non-conference win to its season résumé Monday afternoon with a 6-1 victory at No. 27 Vanderbilt. The match, played indoors at the Commodores’ Currey Tennis Center in Nashville, was final tune-up before the Tar Heels (12-1) begin ACC play against Duke on March 7. (

Four Tar Heels Earn ACC Postgraduate Honors

Four UNC student-athletes have been honored by the ACC, which announced Wednesday this year’s recipients of the Weaver-James-Corrigan postgraduate scholarships and awards. Tar Heel seniors Emma Bozek, Hayley Carter, Sarah Howard and Ronnie Schneider were among 54 students recognized for outstanding academic and athletic performance during their careers. (

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