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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 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Story by Jonas Saich / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee men’s tennis team finished up the Penn Invitational this past weekend, putting together an impressive performance against stiff competition. Friday started off well for the Blue Raiders as they defeated both Georgetown and Princeton in doubles competition by …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team traveled to Columbia, South Carolina this weekend to compete in their first match of the new season. It was an action-packed few days for the Lady Raiders, as they performed well in both singles and doubles action. The first matches of …