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Where you read it first | Saturday, June 22, 2024



Sports and Society: Tennis isn't a sport


Until last week, I would have had a different opinion. Tennis has all the hallmarks of a sport: competition, athleticism, clearly defined rules and even uses a ball. Surely that’s a sport, right?Wrong.


Women’s tennis improves to 8–2 with trio of wins

The Tufts women’s tennis team, ranked No. 10 nationally, pushed its record to 8–2 overall and 3–2 in the NESCAC with a strong two weeks that included three dominant wins against Babson, Brandeis and Connecticut College, along with a tightly contested defeat against Wesleyan.


Serena Williams' powerful fashion, through the years

Serena Williams is both a fashion trailblazer and one of the greatest athletes of all time. She has a history of using fashion to support her activism, with her most recent statement coming in the semifinals of the 2021 Australian Open in February. While she has always pushed boundaries and broken glass ceilings with her supreme athletic ability and talent, Williams has used her platform to support women in a variety of ways.


Women's tennis sweeps Brandeis in first match this season

The No. 11 ranked Tufts women’s tennis team marked the return of Tufts sports on Saturday with a dominant 9–0 victory over Brandeis in Waltham. While no spectators were permitted at the match, it was the first Tufts athletics competition this year. The match also marked the season opener for the Brandeis Judges.


Jumbos best Judges in prolonged Wednesday battle

The Jumbos are off to a 5-1 start to the season, defeating the Brandeis Judges 6-3 in their first home match of the season. Prior to that, the No. 12 Tufts spent spring break in California and came out with a 4-1 record, initially beating Oberlin 8-1, Carleton 9-0, No. 21 Wisconsin Whitewater 9-0, ...

The Setonian

Led by Gregor, Jumbos hope to build on 2014-15 campaign

Last year, the men's tennis team finished the spring season with some of its more promising results in recent history. The Jumbos earned their highest seed ever in the NESCAC tournament -- No. 4 -- and they were right on the edge of earning an at-large bid for the NCAA Div. III tournament.This ...

The Setonian

Tufts falls to Bowdoin in tight match to close regular season

The men's tennis team was defeated by the No. 8 Bowdoin Bears on Friday by a score of 5-4 in the Jumbos' final contest of the regular season. The No. 30 Jumbos end the season ranked sixth in the NESCAC with a 4-4 record, which is good enough to qualify them for a bid in the NESCAC tournament, ...


Tufts defeats Williams for first time since 1989

The men’s tennis team defeated No. 20 Bates College yesterday afternoon 7-2 and NESCAC rival No. 14 Williams College 6-3 on Sunday to improve to 8-6 on the season and 4-3 in the NESCAC. It was the first time the Jumbos have defeated the Williams Ephs since 1989.The No. 30 Jumbos began the match with ...


Jumbos return to winning ways over long weekend

The women’s tennis team returned to action this Patriot’s Day weekend with three matches, two of which came on the road and one of which took place on the Voute Courts at home. Tufts, ranked 19th nationally and eighth in the Northeast region, took on No. 30 Wellesley on Friday, Conn. College on ...


Tufts drops three straight matches to NESCAC opponents

After starting the NESCAC with two wins at Colby and Bates, the No. 19 Tufts women’s tennis team has dropped its past three league matches against No. 3 Amherst, No. 33 Trinity and No. 17 Wesleyan. The team, despite its recent losing streak, maintains a 2-3 conference record and can still salvage ...


Tufts comes just shy of pulling off upset against No. 2 Emory

The men’s tennis team fell 5-4 to No. 2 Emory College on Saturday. The loss dropped them to 3-6 on the season. The No. 30 Jumbos came just one point shy from pulling off the monumental upset. Tufts has now dropped its last five matches after beginning the season 3-1. The Jumbos fell behind 2-1 in ...


Tufts falls to reigning national champions 7-2

The men’s tennis team lost on Saturday to No. 5 Amherst 7-2, falling to 3-3 on the season and 0-1 in the NESCAC. Both of Tufts’ points came from first-years, as the doubles team of Zain Ali and Griffin Brockman claimed victory over Amherst seniors Jon Cypers and Andrew Scheiner. Ali was also able ...


Tufts sweeps Maine trip, starts NESCAC undefeated

The women’s tennis team began its east coast spring season with a home match against unranked Brandeis on March 27. It then started its NESCAC schedule, which spans the month of April. The Jumbos made the Maine road trip for the first time this season, traveling to Colby on Friday and Bates on ...


Tufts falls to Brandeis 6-3 in-early season upset

On Wednesday, the men’s tennis team lost 6-3 to No. 35 Brandeis, which improved to 5-7 on the season, while No. 23 Tufts fell to 3-2. Although Tufts split the singles competition with Brandeis, the host swept all three doubles matches to secure the victory.This was the Jumbos’ first match in ...

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