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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU forward Grayson Lynch dribbles across the field in the first half on Sept. 5 at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.

All Cougs deserve support

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor September 30, 2021

WSU is home to a plethora of high-quality sports teams. From baseball to rowing, there are sports going on year-round that compete with some of the top teams in the nation and are able to hold their own. Even...

Then-freshman Savanna Ly-Nguyen hits the tennis ball back toward her opponent on March 31, 2019, at the Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Pair of Cougs claim wins at Cougar Classic

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2021

WSU women’s tennis opened the 2021 fall season strong this weekend, hosting the Cougar Classic and picking up a pair of season-opening victories. Schools that attended the tournament included Boise...

Fifth-year senior Melisa Ates will finish her career as a Cougar with 197 total wins and 106 singles wins.

‘Everyone’s always looked up to her’

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

For fifth-year tennis player Melisa Ates, a calm demeanor belies relentless optimism, strong internal character and unmatched heart for the game. The Turkish star is one of the most accomplished tennis...

Sophomore Pang Jittakoat celebrates after winning her singles match, clinching the victory against Arizona Sunday afternoon at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis ends season with loss in Pac-12 championship

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 26, 2021

The WSU tennis team finished up their season at the Pac-12 Championships when they lost to the UCLA Bruins 4-0 on Saturday. The Cougars opened the championships with a 4-0 victory against Colorado which...

Senior Michaela Bayerlova is ranked No. 78 nationally in the ITA Poll.

Tennis faces Colorado in first round

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 23, 2021

WSU tennis has completed their regular season and will now head into the Pac-12 championships this weekend. The Cougars are seeded No. 8 in the tournament and their first competitor will be No. 9 Colorado...

Then-freshman Yang Lee hits the tennis ball back towards her opponent on Mar. 31, 2019 at the Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis gets swept on four-match road trip

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2021

The WSU tennis team finished up their regular season by losing all four matches in their six-day road trip from last Friday to Wednesday. The Cougars will now face the Colorado Buffaloes on Friday in...

Senior Melisa Ates recently tied Elizaveta Luzina for most combined wins in WSU history with 194.

Tennis finishes out regular season on road

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

The WSU tennis team is wrapping up their regular season with a four-match road trip against No. 45 Washington on Friday, No. 4 Pepperdine on Sunday, UC Santa Barbara on Monday and San Diego on Wednesday. These...

Then-freshman Savanna Ly-Nguyen hits the tennis ball back toward her opponent on March 31, 2019, at the Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis wins big on Senior Night

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2021

The WSU tennis team won 4-0 when they hosted Gonzaga for senior night Tuesday afternoon on the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts. Fifth-year Melisa Ates was the lone Cougar honored for senior night. She was...

Sophomore Pang Jittakoat makes a backhand return during a singles match against Arizona March 14 at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis earns much needed in-conference win over Ducks

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2021

The WSU tennis team was victorious in their home win over the No. 37 Oregon Ducks on the Outdoor Tennis Courts on Friday. The victory improved the Cougars to 12-11 on the season and 4-5 in Pac-12 play. Oregon...

Senior Michaela Bayerlova returns the ball during a singles match against Arizona March 14 at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

WSU heads home to Outdoor Tennis Courts

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 9, 2021

The WSU tennis team is set to host the Oregon Ducks on Sunday at the Outdoor Tennis Courts in Pullman. WSU is coming off a tough weekend of competition where they went 1-3, falling to BYU, Colorado...

Freshman Fifa Kumhom reaches to return ball at WSUs Outdoor Tennis Courts.

WSU struggles in four-match roadtrip

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2021

The WSU tennis team went 1-3 in their four games on the road this weekend against BYU, Utah, Colorado and Denver. After the long road trip, the Cougars fell to 11-11 on the season and 3-5 in conference...

Senior Michaela Bayerlova returns ball in singles match against Arizona March 14.

Tennis gets set for four-match road trip

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

The WSU tennis team is set to play a four-match road trip this coming weekend against BYU on Thursday, Utah on Friday, Colorado on Sunday and Denver on Monday. WSU is coming off losses against the two...

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