The Michigan State men’s tennis team fell to Memphis, 7-0, Friday night at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. The Tigers (5-2) began the dual by winning two of the three doubles matches to take the doubles point. Kai Lemke and Matt Story topped Michael Dube and Josh Mukherjee at No. 2, 6-1, but Billy Shisler and John Carlin defeated Jan Pallares and Felix Rauch at No. 3, 6-2. At No. 1 doubles, Andrew Watson and Ryan Peniston clinched the first point with a 6-3 win over Brett Forman and Jasper Koenen.
The Michigan State women’s tennis team begins a seven-match road swing this weekend, as they travel to No. 16 Auburn. The match is set to take place at 1 p.m. ET at the Yarbrough Tennis Center in Auburn, Alabama.
Michigan State men’s tennis will host the Memphis Tigers on Friday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility, the lone dual of the weekend and fourth of a six-match homestand.
Michigan State men’s tennis came away with a win and a loss after a Sunday doubleheader at the MSU Indoor Tennis facility. The Spartans (4-6) fell to Harvard (7-2) in the first dual of the day, 4-1, but rallied back to defeat Niagara (0-5), 7-0.
Western Michigan defeated the Michigan State men’s tennis team, 5-2, Friday night at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. The Spartans (3-5) opened the dual by winning the doubles point, but the Broncos (7-1) claimed five singles matches to earn in the victory.
Michigan State men’s tennis has a busy weekend ahead, hosting Western Michigan on Friday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m., and both Harvard and Niagara on Sunday, Feb. 11 at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. Harvard is slated first at 12 p.m. followed by Niagara at 4 p.m.
The Michigan State women’s tennis recruiting class of 2018 ranks No. 12 in the Top 25 Women’s Recruiting Class Rankings, as announced by the Tennis Recruiting Network on Monday. This is the Spartans’ first-ever appearance in the Top 25 Women’s Recruiting Class rankings, making this the highest recruiting class ranking in program history for MSU.
The Michigan State women’s tennis team defeated Akron, 6-1, on Sunday afternoon at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. MSU improves to 7-1 on the season and 6-0 at home.
“The girls had dominating performances this weekend. We played two complete matches and came out ready to go in doubles and singles,” head coach Kim Bruno said. “Getting that doubles point first helps us a lot and just carried over to our singles play.”
In a thrilling match that came down the wire, the Michigan State men’s tennis team captured a 4-3 road victory against Drake at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center on Friday night.
The Michigan State women’s tennis team improved their season record to 6-1, with a dominating 6-1 win over Utah State.
Michigan State men’s tennis hits the road again this weekend, traveling to Des Moines, Iowa, for a dual against Drake University on Friday Feb. 2 at 6 p.m., and ending with New Mexico on Saturday Feb. 3 at 2 p.m hosted by Drake at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
The Michigan State women’s tennis team returns home this weekend for a pair of matches, as they welcome Utah State on Friday, Feb. 2 at 5 p.m. and Akron on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. Both matches will take place at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. “We’re glad to be back at home with two tough opponents in front of us and we’re ready for the opportunity to perform again,” head coach Kim Bruno said.
“The Spartans dropped a hard-fought match to Princeton,” MSU head coach Gene Orlando said. “We had a slow start in doubles but bounced back in singles and made it a very competitive match. We are playing great tennis and our effort and fight are there. Our best tennis is ahead of us as well as many more opportunities.”
The Michigan State women’s tennis team bounced back on Saturday afternoon by defeating Furman, 4-0, in the consolation round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend held at the Lindsey Hopkins Indoor Complex in Athens, Georgia. The Spartans improve to 5-1 on the season.
Michigan State’s men’s tennis team is on the road again, this week headed to Princeton to battle the Tigers on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Lenz Tennis Center. The Spartans will be looking to come out strong after two losses last weekend against Notre Dame and Vanderbilt. In the 6-1 loss to Notre Dame, senior Michael Dube was able to defeat Matt Gamble for Michigan State’s only singles win, 6-3, 6-7(3-7), 10-6.
Michigan State women’s tennis team built on its successful start to the 2018 spring season with two more wins, bringing the Spartans to an impressive 4-0 mark on the weekend. In the second doubleheader of the weekend, the Spartans started off with a victory over Toledo, 4-0, before defeating Detroit Mercy, 4-0.
Michigan State men’s tennis begins the spring season by hosting two home duals Saturday, Jan. 13 at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. The Spartans open the 2018 slate with UIC at 11 a.m. followed by IUPUI at 4 p.m.
Season Premiere with Scott Moore and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis. Special guests include MSU Track and Field Coach Walt Drenth, MSU Men’s Tennis player Jasper Koenen and MSU Volleyball Head Coach Cathy George.
Source: Spartan Sports Network
The Michigan State women’s tennis team concluded its fall season Sunday at the Louisville Tennis Classic. The team competed in the tournament from Friday, Nov. 3 to Sunday, Nov. 5 with teams from Ball State, Louisville, West Virginia.