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Pitt tennis falls to Notre Dame in ACC Tournament

Senior Amber Washington lost 6-4 in her double's match with junior Callie Frey on Wednesday. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

After a winless regular season in the ACC, the Pitt women’s tennis team was knocked out of the conference tournament and concluded its season with a first-round loss to Notre Dame. The No.15 Panthers (3-16, 0-14 ACC) simply couldn’t keep up with the No. 10 Fighting Irish (17-8, 7-6 ACC) on Wednesday in...

Pitt tennis remains winless in ACC

Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2017

The struggling Pitt tennis team, which hasn't won a team match since March 11, went into this weekend completely winless in the ACC. That didn't change over Easter weekend as the Panthers (3-14, 0-13 ACC) lost at home Friday against the No. 40 Virginia Cavaliers and Sunday to the No. 45 Miami Hurricane...

Pitt tennis trampled by Demon Deacons, Hokies

Redshirt senior Amber Washington beat No. 45 Kimmy Guerin in a three-set match during the game versus Wake Forest over the weekend. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

After dropping both contests during last weekend’s trip to North Carolina, the Pitt tennis team attempted turning its season around as it hosted No. 28 Wake Forest Friday and Virginia Tech Saturday. The team had no such luck, as the Panthers lost two weekend matches to elongate their losing streak...

Pitt tennis served up loss to Penn State, 4-3

Sophomore Gabriela Rezende won her match at Penn State Sunday afternoon in straight sets. Photo Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2017

The Panthers were one match away from winning, but the hosting Penn State Nittany Lions came away with a victory over the Pitt women’s tennis team Sunday afternoon, 4-3. “Unfortunately, today we weren't able to get the outcome we were looking for, but we left the courts with no regrets in terms o...

Foreign freshman acing American adjustment

Gabriela Rezende| Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

April 13, 2016

Pitt tennis coach Alex Santos has a simple recruiting philosophy: He wants the best tennis players, regardless of where they come from. This philosophy took him to Tokyo, Hong Kong, Brazil and Spain to find his recruiting class, which now consists of first-years Natsumi Okamoto, Carina Ma, Gabriela Re...

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Gabriela Rezende