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Illini women’s tennis team heads to Puerto Rico for season opener

Illini women’s tennis team heads to Puerto Rico for season opener

By Emma McGowen

September 24, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team left for Puerto Rico on Wednesday to open its season at the Puerto Rico Invitational, hosted by the University of Georgia. The tournament will start Friday, September 25, and last until Sunday, Sept. 27.The Illini will face three teams over the weekend, including th...

Clark bringing new perspective to Illinois women’s tennis

By Emma McGowen

September 21, 2015

After serving an eight-month stint as an assistant coach for the Illinois women’s tennis team, Evan Clark was named the interim head coach for the 2015-16 season.Prior to coming to Illinois, Clark was the head coach for the University of North Carolina-Wilmington women’s tennis team for two years, whe...

New leadership looking to break Illinois women's tennis out of tourney drought

New leadership looking to break Illinois women's tennis out of tourney drought

By Jonathan Joffe

August 17, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team will move forward under new leadership this season.Not only does it lose former All-American Melissa Kopinski — a team captain last year — to graduation, Michelle Dasso will not be retained as head coach by the University after two consecutive seasons in w...

Dream becomes reality for Illini women’s tennis’ Louise Kwong

Dream becomes reality for Illini women’s tennis’ Louise Kwong

April 22, 2015

Louise Kwong has grown up around tennis. The sophomore for the Illinois women’s tennis team started playing the game when she was five and began standing out around the age of 13 in her hometown of Toronto, Ontario. At that age she won the Canadian Nationals and placed fifth in the Junior Orange Bowl...

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