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Hristina Djokic swings into the ball at the Big East Championship on Sunday.

Women’s tennis falls to Xavier in the Big East Championship finals

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor April 24, 2022

The DePaul women’s tennis team’s season has come to an end after the Blue Demons fell short of the title in a 4-0 loss to Xavier in the Big East championship final on Sunday. Despite a dominant...

Communication is key for tennis doubles pairs

Communication is key for tennis doubles pairs

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor April 10, 2022

There is nothing more important than communication for doubles teams in tennis. Communication is the gear that keeps a team running smoothly. It can also be the biggest challenge doubles pairs face on...

DePaul graduate student Marija Jovicic following through on a swing.

‘One match at a time’: Men’s and women’s tennis gear up for spring matches

Brandon Tejeras, Contributing Writer March 13, 2022

As the snow thaws and Spring draws nearer, DePaul men’s and women’s tennis teams are hungry for wins to propel themselves into the Big East Conference this April. The women started a two week break...

Women’s tennis is ready to swing into the winter-spring season

Women’s tennis is ready to swing into the winter-spring season

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor January 10, 2022

The winter-spring season is right around the corner for DePaul women’s tennis, and the team is ready to return to action. The fall season was full of intense competition at multiple invitationals,...

Lenka Antonijevic following through on a swing that sent a tennis ball soaring. 

Photo credit: Steve Woltmann/DePaul Athletics.

Antonijevic and Kizelbasheva qualify for ITA Super Regionals

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor October 3, 2021

With a determination to succeed and form a strong partnership, doubles partners Lenka Antonijevic and Yuliya Kizelbasheva have qualified for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division I Women’s...

DePaul senior Marija Jovicic won her semifinals singles match on Sunday.

DePaul women’s tennis advances to Big East championship game after defeating Villanova

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 25, 2021

The DePaul women’s tennis team advanced to the Big East championship game after defeating No. 3 Villanova 4-1 in the semifinals on Sunday. The Blue Demons are going for their fourth straight conference...

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

NCAA decision gives spring sports athletes extra opportunity

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor April 6, 2020

DePaul spring sports athletes had to cope with the quick news that they would not be playing another second of their still-young seasons in mid-March, when the Big East shut down all spring sports competition...

Big East conference logo displayed in place of the DePaul Athletics logo underneath the jumbotron for the Big East Championship at Wintrust Arena.

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor March 12, 2020

The Big East athletic conference is canceling all spring sports for the remainder of the season, they announced in a press release on Thursday afternoon. This decision to cancel comes after the NCAA made...

The DePaul womens tennis team finds out on Monday who they will be playing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Demons will face Kentucky on Friday in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Women’s tennis will meet Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

Joshua Gurevich , Assistant Sports Editor April 30, 2019

DePaul found out during Monday night’s NCAA Women’s Tennis Selection Show that they will be facing a familiar foe in the first round of the tournament. The Blue Demons will face the Kentucky Wildcats...

The DePaul womens tennis team pose for a picture together after winning the Big East Tournament championship. The Blue Demons defeated Xavier 4-3 in the final on April 22 in South Carolina.

Women’s tennis wins Big East Tournament title over Xavier

Joshua Gurevich , Asst. Sports Editor April 22, 2019

For the fourth time in the last six years, the Blue Demons reign over the rest of the Big East conference after winning the tournament title 4-3 over Xavier on Monday.  Coming into the tournament,...

Netherlands native Boris Spanjaard. 
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Blue Demon tennis places six on All-Big East teams

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter May 7, 2018

It was raining down All-Big East honors in Chicago Monday. The Big East Conference announced their All-Big East teams for this season and between the men's and women's tennis programs, the Blue Demons...

Serbian native Milica Tesic.
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics).

Women’s tennis grapples with injuries in search of another Big East title

Evan Sully , Staff Writer March 30, 2018

“Adverse” doesn’t even begin to describe the type of season it has been for the women’s tennis team. Sitting at an overall record of 5-5, the Blue Demons have been short-handed with injuries....

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