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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Oregon’s Karin Young celebrates with teammates after clinching the win during a tennis meet between Iowa and Oregon at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex in Iowa City on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. The Ducks defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-3.

Photos: Iowa tennis vs. Oregon

Ethan McLaughlin, Photojournalist February 24, 2024

No. 53 Oregon defeated No. 60 Iowa, 4-3, during a tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex on Friday. The Ducks swept the Hawks in the doubles matches and drew even in singles, each winning...

Iowa athlete, Marisa Schmidt hits the ball during a tennis meet between Iowa and Drake at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex in Iowa City on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Bulldogs, 6-1.

Photos: Iowa tennis vs. Drake

Shaely Odean, Photojournalist February 18, 2024

Iowa’s tennis team defeated Drake 6-1 at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreational Complex on Sunday. Iowa improved their overall record to 4-5, whereas Drakes' record is now 3-5. The Hawkeyes face off...

Iowa athlete Daianne Hayashida embraces Chelsea Bluestein following a tennis meet between Iowa and Memphis at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex in Iowa City on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024. The Hawkeyes shut out the Tigers, 4-0.

Photos: Iowa tennis vs. Memphis

Cody Blissett, Visual Editor February 9, 2024

Iowa’s tennis team defeated Memphis, 4-0 for their first home game of the regular season, at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreational Complex on Friday.  Iowa’s Pia Kranholdt, Chelsea Bluestein, and Daianne...

Iowa’s Pia Kranholdt prepares to hit the ball during a tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreational Complex in Iowa City on Friday, April 14, 2023. Kranholdt won her doubles and singles match.

Iowa women’s tennis shines at ITA Midwest Regionals, Daianne Hayashida makes quarterfinals

Daniel Gomez, Sports Reporter October 17, 2023

Four Iowa women's tennis athletes competed at the ITA Division I Regional Championships in Lawrence, Kansas, at the Jayhawk Tennis Center from Oct. 12-16. The event saw some of the top tennis talents...

Iowa’s Daianne Hayashida prepares to hit the ball during a tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreational Complex in Iowa City on Sunday, April 16, 2023. Hayashida won her singles competition. The Hawkeye’s won, 4-3.

Iowa women’s tennis’ Daianne Hayashida falls in round of 64 at ITA All-American Championships

Daniel Gomez, Sports Reporter October 10, 2023

Iowa women’s tennis second-year Daianne Hayashida had an exciting journey at the 2023 ITA Women's All-American Championships in Cary, North Carolina, among the nation's top NCAA Division I tennis...

Contributed photo by Chelsea Bluestein.

Iowa women’s tennis’ Chelsea Bluestein finding new home in Hawkeye teammates and coaches.

Keaton Speicher, Sports Reporter September 13, 2023

First-year tennis player Chelsea Bluestein has found a new family on the Iowa women’s tennis team.  Bluestein held a five-star status in high school despite a diabetes diagnosis at 12 years old...

Iowa’s Vipasha Mehra hits the ball during a tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreational Complex in Iowa City on Friday, April 14, 2023. Mehra won her doubles match with Samantha Mannix.

Iowa women’s tennis senior Vipasha Mehra matches dedication with memories in final season

Keaton Speicher, Sports Reporter August 29, 2023

Iowa women’s tennis senior Vipasha Mehra hopes her tennis career will culminate in a final season of many memories. Mehra, who was born in India, moved around often in her childhood. She lived in...

Iowa’s Samantha Mannix celebrates during a tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreational Complex in Iowa City on Friday, April 14, 2023. Mannix won her doubles match with Vipasha Merah.

Iowa women’s tennis player Samantha Mannix champions competitiveness

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter May 7, 2023

Iowa women’s tennis player Samantha Mannix hates to lose. Growing up in Elkhorn, Nebraska, Mannix has been on the court since she was 8 years old, honing her skills at Woods Tennis Center. Throughout...

Iowa’s Barbora Pokorna prepares to hit the ball during a tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreational Complex in Iowa City on Friday, March 31, 2023. Pokorna won her doubles match.

Iowa women’s tennis player Barbora Pokorna defines herself through positivity

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter April 16, 2023

Iowa women’s tennis player Barbora Pokorna knows what pressure feels like. In the first round of Big Ten Championships last season in Iowa City, the then-freshman found herself in an uphill battle...

Iowa’s Samantha Mannix hits the ball during a tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreational Complex in Iowa City on Friday, April 14, 2023. Mannix lost her singles match.

Photos: Iowa tennis vs. Rutgers

Cody Blissett, Photojournalist April 14, 2023

No. 58 Iowa’s tennis team defeated the unranked Rutgers, 4-2, at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreational Complex on Friday, April 14. The Hawkeyes won two out of three of their doubles matches against...

Iowa’s Smantha Mannix celebrates during a women’s tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreational Complex in Iowa City, on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Mannix won her singles match ending, 6-3.

Iowa tennis notebook | Hawkeyes prepare for upcoming home conference matches against Rutgers and Maryland this weekend

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter April 13, 2023

The Iowa women’s tennis team will continue its schedule this weekend with a home matchup against Rutgers on April 14, followed by a visit from Maryland two days later. The Hawkeyes are 9-8 on the...

Iowas Marisa Schmidt and Daianne Hayashida high-five during their doubles match at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreational Complex in Iowa City, on Friday, March 31, 2023. Schmidt and Hayashida won their doubles match.

Photos: Iowa tennis vs. Purdue

Cody Blissett, Photojournalist April 1, 2023

No. 57 ranked Iowa women’s tennis defeated No. 47 Purdue, 4–0, at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreational Complex on Friday, March 31. The Hawkeyes won all three of their doubles matches against The...

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