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MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (9-3) dominated from the get-go Friday afternoon, cruising to a 7-0 victory over Samford (4-5). At No. 1 singles, Tiffany William used a strong third set to earn her sixth victory of the year. William won a tiebreaker in the first set 7-6 before suffering a setback in the second, losing …

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Middle Tennessee (8-3) battled Saturday morning, but was ultimately overpowered 5-0 by No. 71 Mississippi State (8-1) to end their five-match winning streak. The Blue Raiders struggled to match MSU in singles play, failing to win a single set through five matches Saturday. At No. 1 singles, Tiffany William proved to have …

RICHMOND, Va. – It was a close one Saturday afternoon at VCU (6-3), but MTSU (8-2) kept their winning streak alive, earning their fifth-straight win, 4-3. It would come down to the last singles match between the Blue Raiders’ Nayara Moraes and the Rams’ Alejandra de Lasa to decide the winner. Moraes would take the …

Middle Tennessee’s men’s and women’s tennis teams split their Friday matches. The men fell to No. 23-ranked South Carolina, 4-1, and the women picked up their fourth-straight win of the spring season after defeating Old Dominion, 5-2. The Blue Raider men were competitive in doubles play. The duo of Yannick Born and Gian Issa lost …

It was a clean sweep for the Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team on Saturday against UT-Martin, shutting out the Skyhawks, 7-0, for their third-straight victory. The Blue Raiders would not only blank the Skyhawks in points, but they also did not lose a single set in the entire match. Doubles play didn’t have much excitement …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee’s men’s tennis team showed a lot of fight Friday afternoon against 23rd-ranked Vanderbilt, but the Commodores proved to be too much as they won the match, 6-1. The Blue Raiders played well in their doubles matches, but they were unable to come up with the point. Yannick Born and Victor …