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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Women’s tennis team traveled to Fort Worth, Texas, to participate in the TCU Fall Invitational over the weekend. They were dominant in the doubles matches and put up a competitive front in the singles matches. In the singles side of the tournament, several players …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Jonas Saich / Sports Reporter Middle Tennessee sent its men’s tennis team to Knoxville, Tennessee, to take on opponents from across the country in the ITA Ohio Valley Regional. Eight players competed for MTSU, including 18th-ranked Gonzalo Morell Raschiatore. In the round of 128, five of the team’s …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team played their first home match of the season over the weekend at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional tournament, held at Adams Tennis Complex in Murfreesboro. Their tournament was marked by successes on the singles side of the tournament, while also experiencing …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Jonas Saich / Sports Reporter Back home in Great Britain, Middle Tennessee tennis player Christopher Edge competed in Cumbria County at  annual tournaments. After his first tournament win at age 10, success became a recurring pattern. “I won in my county for 10 consecutive years in …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, this past weekend to compete in the Samford Fall Invitational tennis tournament. The tournament featured an eight-flight-style system of play in which each singles player and doubles team participated in their own individual flight. On the singles …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Jonas Saich / Sports Reporter When he first picked up a racket at the age of five, Middle Tennessee tennis player Jan Porteset realized he was onto something special. He drew inspiration from those on the court, watching players like Stanislas “Stan” Wawrinka light up the …