Junior tennis player Natasha Tomishima practices Monday at University Courts. Tomishima participated in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region Championships in Norman, Okla. winning a doubles match with senior tennis player Korey Love. The team will travel to Jonesboro, Ark., for the Arkansas State Invitational this weekend.

Top Salukis face unexpected setbacks

  During the weekend the Salukis traveled out of state with only four athletes aboard. The Salukis competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association regional championship games in Norman, Okla. comprised of National Collegiate Athletic Association ... Continue Reading →
Junior tennis player Jorge Cavero prepares a serve Oct. 12 during the SIU Fall Classic at University Courts, where he went undefeated. The men competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Regional Championship in Tulsa, Okla. during the weekend. Cavero advanced to the final qualifying round before falling to Nathan Roper of Oklahoma State University.

Men’s tennis excels in tough tournament

  Youth was thought to be the weakness of the men’s tennis team early this season, instead it has turned out to be a strength. Three Saluki players came away with singles wins and three doubles teams claimed victories during the Intercollegiate ... Continue Reading →
Junior women’s tennis player Gisela Cairo Baza practices hitting Wednesday at
University Courts. The women’s team is coming off a season in which they set a school
record with 19 wins.
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Twins make transition to SIU tennis

  Although the Cairo Baza tennis twins miss their home and family in Spain, they continue to go strong in preparation for this season. Gisela and Ariadna are juniors from Barcelona, both with majors under the College of Science. Last season Gisela ... Continue Reading →

Cavero ready to recapture greatness

After spending the last year away from the court, men’s tennis player Jorge Cavero is eager to return to competition. The redshirt sophomore has been recovering from a left wrist injury since the Oct. 21 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regionals. Cavero ... Continue Reading →

Experience, practice key to men’s tennis season

Tennis, above all other competitions, is a sport where repetition is key. Men’s tennis team members hope the return of familiar teammates and increased conditioning will help the team improve from its 9-13 record a season ago. Seniors Badr Cherradi, ... Continue Reading →
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