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Then-sophomore Josh MacTaggart returns a shot from Kentucky's Alex Musialek on Jan. 25, 2011, at the IU Indoor Tennis Center. Although MacTaggart beat Musialek 2 sets to 1, the IU men's tennis team has not beaten the Wildcats since 2008, and have lost three straight in the series.

Men's tennis to face No. 9 Kentucky, Wright State

The No. 22 Hoosiers will have their first home tennis match at 1 p.m. today in the Indoor Tennis Center against No. 9 Kentucky, and will follow it up against Wright State at 6 p.m. 


IU dominates at tournament

The No. 49 Hoosiers hosted No. 52 Missouri, Marquette and Bowling Green over the weekend in a tournament that was organized into seven singles flights and one doubles flight.


Clash of ranked opponents pits Hoosiers against Irish

The Hoosiers will seek to peg back a University of Notre Dame team rolling into Bloomington on a wave of momentum today as the two squads reprise their intrastate rivalry. The teams are scheduled to face each other at 2 p.m. at the IU Tennis Center.


IU looks for first road win against Oklahoma

Despite being competitive in its first two road matches, IU returned home empty-handed in both cases, failing to register a single point at Kentucky or Ohio State. This weekend, the team will travel to the Sooner State in search of its first away victory in a Sunday showdown with No. 19 Oklahoma.


Hoosiers pile up wins in Orlando matches


The Hoosiers, who debuted at No. 29 — one spot above last year’s final standing — in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association national team rankings released Tuesday, have gone 21-8 thus far at the event, with wins against opponents representing Louisville, Radford and Alabama. 



Men’s tennis follows mantra: ‘This is our year’

Forty-eight long years have elapsed since the team won a Big Ten Championship, but players and coaches are brimming with confidence and optimism ahead of the upcoming season, fully convinced they are capable of bringing the conference title to Bloomington.  


MacTaggart fails to repeat at Big Ten Championships

Senior Will Kendall joined junior Josh MacTaggart, who was the top overall seed in the tournament, in the last eight of singles action.

Both were defeated while vying for a spot in the semifinals.



Venus Williams enrolled at IU-East, pursuing business degree online

It started with a sweatshirt. That’s what caught the eye of the American media and many IU students back in the United States. They recognized an IU-East shirt during Williams’ press conference after a match at Wimbledon — and the buzz began.


Sophomore Kayla Fujimoto (front) and senior Evgeniya Vertesheva prepare to return the ball in doubles play against the Minnesota Gophers on April 10 at the Indiana University Tennis Center. Fujimoto competed in the ITA Summer Circuit regional competition the weekend of July 30 at IU.

IU players reach third round in tournament

High school and college tennis players competed against each other last weekend at the IU Tennis Center as part of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Summer Circuit Midwest Regional open tournament.


As sports go global, the US proves it’s slipping

There seems to be an unsurprising correlation between a nation’s political power and its sports prowess.

It makes perfect sense that given a larger pool of resources and manpower, a nation would be athletically dominant.


Despite late push, Hoosiers fall to Cardinals

For the second consecutive match, the Hoosiers played exceptionally well against a top-40 team.

But for the second consecutive match, the IU men’s tennis team walked away with a 4-3 loss.


Sophomore Stephen Vogl returns a shot against Butler on Saturday at the IU Tennis Center.

Hoosiers bring outdoor dominance to Big Ten

Most college tennis teams in the Midwest get used to the fact that with inclement winter weather they have to be inside nearly five months of the year. For that reason, they feel more comfortable and play better indoors.

The IU men’s tennis team is an exception to this rule. 



Roger Federer of Switzerland kisses the trophy after defeating Andy Roddick to win the men's singles championship on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, Sunday, July 5, 2009.

Federer beats Roddick for record 15th Grand Slam

Roger Federer won his record 15th Grand Slam title Sunday, outlasting Andy Roddick for his sixth Wimbledon championship in a marathon match that went to 16-14 in the fifth set.

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