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DePaul senior Luke Wassenaar gets ready to hit the tennis ball during a match against Illinois on Friday. The Blue Demons lost 4-1 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

DePaul men’s tennis loses 4-1 to Illinois in first round of NCAA Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 9, 2021

The DePaul men’s tennis team lost to University of Illinois, 4-1, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.  The Blue Demons were making their first ever appearance in the tournament,...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc fists pumps after winning a point during the 2021 Big East Tournament.

Men’s tennis overcomes hurdles to achieve program’s best-ever season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 9, 2021

Over a year ago, college athletes in spring sports had their seasons cut short because of growing concerns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. For those seniors, at the time, it seemed like the end of their...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc won his doubles and singles match during the semifinals on Sunday.

DePaul men’s tennis will face Illinois in first round of NCAA Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 3, 2021

A week after winning the school’s first Big East men’s tennis title, DePaul now knows its opponent in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Blue Demons will travel to Champaign to face No....

 The DePaul men's tennis team celebrates together after winning the Big East Tournament April 26.

Four years in the making, DePaul men’s tennis gets across through the finishing line to secure first Big East championship

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

DePaul had a pretty comfortable path to the Big East men’s tennis championship game last week, defeating Georgetown 4-0 in the first round and Butler 5-0 in the semifinals.  Everything was falling...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc won his doubles and singles match during the semifinals on Sunday.

DePaul men’s tennis wins first Big East title, secures berth to NCAA Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 26, 2021

The DePaul men’s tennis program has had some close calls previously in the Big East Tournament. The Blue Demons have come close to winning the championship game three separate times, but they failed...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc won his doubles and singles match during the semifinals on Sunday.

DePaul men’s tennis defeats Butler in semifinals, will look to win first Big East championship

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 25, 2021

The DePaul men’s tennis team is still searching for its first ever Big East championship.  On Monday, the Blue Demons will get their fourth chance to win that elusive first title in program history....

Junior Kyle Johnon earned Big East Player of the Week last week. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Blue Demon rundown: Feb. 9, 2015

Matthew Paras February 8, 2015

DePaul men's tennis Junior Kyle Johnson was named Big East Player of the Week as the Blue Demons’ raced out to a 5-0 start last weekend. The award is Johnson’s first in his career. Johnson went...

Juniors Sten Leusink (above) and Kyle Johnson are ranked 56 in the ITA doubles rankings, and carry high expectations for the season with it. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

DePaul men’s tennis serves up high expectations

Ben Gartland January 25, 2015

In 2014, men’s tennis finished the season 9-5 after starting 2-9 and went all the way to the Big East championship before falling to St. John’s. This year, they’re looking to build on their strong...

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