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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 …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella / Sidelines Archives Story by Nathan Vaughan / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders came flying into a doubleheader on Saturday looking to extend its winning streak to four consecutive matches. Taking on Drake, the Blue Raiders began their day with a dogfight. Max Rauch and Jan Porteset won first at …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Nathan Vaughan / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders hosted the Conference USA Pod this weekend at the Adams Tennis Complex and were looking to improve on a strong start to conference play. The weekend did not get off to a great start, though, …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took the outdoor courts at the Adams Tennis Complex on Friday to face the No.22 Tulane Green Wave of the American Athletic Conference. Though they got off to a good start, the Blue Raiders simply couldn’t maintain the momentum and fell by a …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee men’s tennis team returned to the Adams Tennis Complex to take on Big Ten opponent Indiana in front of 568 MTSU fans on Friday. Despite clinching the doubles point, the Blue Raiders lost by a final score of …

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 …