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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics It was a sweet sendoff for three Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider seniors in their final regular season home match as MTSU picked up two dominant wins against the University of Alabama-Birmingham and Alabama State on Saturday. MTSU snagged the opening doubles point in its first match of the day …

Photo Courtesy of MT Athletics The Adams Tennis Complex in Murfreesboro was alive with the sounds of screeching shoes and the thumping of tennis balls as MTSU kicked off its 2019 spring tennis season with a doubleheader against Austin Peay and UT-Chattanooga Wednesday. The Blue Raiders opening match versus the Governors was a great chance …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to the ITA Regionals in Chattanooga over the weekend, and Lidia Burrows’ run to the Round of 16 was the headline of a strong team performance against the region’s best. The junior from England upset the region’s No. 4 and 17 seeds before …

Photo by MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to the ITA Regionals in Knoxville over the weekend where they finished runner-up in the singles tournament, and Gonzalo Morell had a big weekend. The finish qualifies Morell for the ITA Fall National Championship in Arizona in November. Morell dispatched his first opponent from …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive MTSU women’s tennis closed a stellar 2017-18 season with tons of optimism over the future of the program. That changed with the sudden resignation of head coach Charlie Ramsey. The Blue Raiders’ performance in Bloomington, Indiana, calmed some nerves in Murfreesboro as a veteran core had …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Archive Most teams across the country would see a significant drop-off after losing three of their top players. However, the MTSU men’s tennis team is not one of those teams. The Blue Raiders have found key players to replace the veterans they lost for the 2018-19 season. Head …