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NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team opened up conference play Friday,¬† improving to 14-3 on the year after a 4-1 win over Charlotte (4-5, 0-1 C-USA) at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club. It was the No. 65 Blue Raiders’ sixth-straight win. MTSU (14-3, 1-0 C-USA) remained undefeated at home this season, improving to 7-0. …

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team (13-3) ¬†fought off a fierce comeback from the College of Charleston (1-9( Monday to earn their fifth-straight win, 4-3. The match appeared to be an easy win in the beginning for the No. 65 Blue Raiders. They took the doubles point to get a 1-0 advantage. At …

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team improved to 12-3 on the year Wednesday, defeating Chattanooga 5-2, and pushing their win streak to four. MTSU became ranked for the first time in five years on Tuesday, coming in at No. 65. The Blue Raiders have now won nine of their last ten matches. UTC …

NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee defeated Lipscomb on Wednesday at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club, improving to 7-4 on the season. The lone point for Lipscomb on the afternoon came from two doubles victories. Rob Mitchell and Philippe Courteau took down Ettore Zito and Victor Hoang 8-5, and Daniel Hernandez and Thais Minet defeated Robin Riethmueller …

NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team (11-3) swept both their matches Sunday, turning back Western Kentucky 4-1, and blanking Lipscomb 7-0. The day started with competition against WKU. Doubles action was quickly settled by the Blue Raiders. At No. 3 doubles, Giulia Squadrin and Jesse Grace defeated WKU’s Gabby Crofford and Emily Przystawski in …

EVANSTON, Ill. – Middle Tennessee (6-4) battled Friday, but they were overpowered by No. 20 Northwestern, losing the match 6-1. Doubles play was dominated by the Wildcats (8-5). They earned the doubles point in quick fashion over the Blue Raiders. The duo of Yannick Born and Gian Issa were turned back 8-1 by NU’s Sam …