Daily 49er

TURNER: Doubles fading away from collegiate and professional levels of tennis

Andrew Turner, Staff Writer

January 23, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

Tennis is a game steeped in tradition and a rich history. The game's respectability has always been derived from the consistent expectation of gentlemanly conduct and fair play. Some of the more technological aspects of the game are reaching new heights. The racquet technology has advanced beyond the graphite model. Balls explode off the strings in ways unimaginable when the game began with the use of wooden racquets. The fitness of the p...

Long Beach State shows strength, resolve at Beach Invitational

Andrew Turner, Staff Writer

January 22, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women's tennis team concluded the Beach Invitational with a strong showing against New Mexico. LBSU swept all eight of its singles matches Sunday, dominating the Lobos with its aggressive approach. The 49ers are ranked 39th in the nation to begin the 2013 season, and they wasted no time getting ahead of the Lobos. The Beach secured service breaks within their first two return games in four out of the...

Tennis season begins as two 49ers win Player of the Week honors

Tennis season begins as two 49ers win Player of the Week honors

September 24, 2012

As Long Beach State transitions from nonconference play to Big West Conference play in several sports, the women's tennis team is just getting started and several players are earning recognition for th...

49ers fall to UCLA in round of 32

Kyle Moothart, Staff Writer

May 16, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State tennis team's NCAA appearance came to an end as it lost to the top-ranked team in the nation, UCLA. The 46th-ranked Long Beach State women gave all they had, but it wasn't enough as they fell to No. 1 UCLA at the Los Angeles Tennis Center in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. UCLA immediately proved to be a tough opponent on all three courts as the contest for the doubles point bega...

Woman’s tennis player Malenovska perseveres through injury, complications

Woman’s tennis player Malenovska perseveres through injury, complications

Brianne Schaer and Brianne Schaer

May 15, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

A season-ending injury and complications with the NCAA were not enough to keep Long Beach State women's tennis player Klaudia Malenovska off the court. Since moving to Long Beach from her native Slovakia, Malenovska, wh...

Hannah Grady Feature

Hannah Grady Feature

May 14, 2012

Assistant women's tennis coach Hannah Grady will leave Long Beach State this summer to take a swing at life. Grady, 24, is an international student from Coventry, England and is leaving the Beach wit...

49ers prevail over Sacramento State

Kyle Moothart, Staff Writer

March 19, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

No. 47 Long Beach State women's tennis team seized its victory in a close match-in over its first ranked opponent of the week, No. 55 Sacramento State. LBSU improved its record to 9-3 overall in the close win. The 49ers held tight as they pinched the doubles point and went on to split the singles evenly as they claimed the three additional points they needed at Rhodes Tennis Center. The 'Niners came in tough as junior Sara...

‘Niners top UCI

Kyle Moothart, Staff Writer

March 18, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

No. 47-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team defeated its conference rival, No. 63 UC Irvine, as it continued to be undefeated in Big West play on Friday in a 5-2 victory. The Beach improved its record to 10-3 overall and 5-0 in the conference. The 49ers proved themselves front-runners in the Big West as they came in strong and got off to an early lead with the doubles point at the Rhodes Tennis Center. The 'Niners ...