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Column: The equal pay farce

Professional French tennis player Gilles Simon was torn apart on the blogosphere last summer after commenting that female players should not receive equal pay, prompting the resurgence of equal pay advocates.

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Statement from Wisconsin Athletics regarding women’s tennis allegations

A variety of allegations, made anonymously to the Badger Herald by several members of the UW women’s tennis team, were published by the Badger Herald last week on May 4. The allegations asserted that head coach Brian Fleishman’s “actions have put the players’ health at risk” and that Fleishman’s “strict limitations on what they eat and how they train has forced several girls to surrender to unhealthy lifestyles.” The allegations also assert that Fleishman himself “has issues with food” and that he has “inflicted serious physical and mental damage” on members of the team.

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ND Women’s Tennis: Area freshman finds home at Notre Dame

This season the Irish bring a large group of fresh faces to their lineup, as freshmen make up half of the eight-woman team. Among them is freshman and Mishawaka native JoHanna Manningham, who began her career at age 10 and has not put down the racket since.

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Men’s Tennis: Irish head out to dual invites

The Irish hope to build on last season’s success with a strong returning cast. With their entire lineup returning and the addition of talented freshmen to the mix, U. Notre Dame expects to have the depth it needs to compete on the highest level.

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U. Notre Dame Women’s Tennis: Irish duo named All-Stars

After a stellar 2009-10 season, junior Kristy Frilling and 2010 graduate Kali Krisik were recently named to the ITA Collegiate All-Star team as a doubles pair, recognition they earned for finishing last season as the nation’s No. 1 doubles pair.

Frilling and Krisik finished last season 34-3 overall and 25-0 during the dual season.

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Nebraska U. men’s tennis team stresses conditioning for successful season

Staying in shape in the offseason for any sport has its ups and downs.

The Nebraska men’s tennis team found multiple ways to stay in shape during its offseason.

Tennis involves a lot of footwork and agility. During a match, a player will cover a substantial amount of distance.

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The College of New Jersey tennis team extends win streak to 132

The College of New Jersey women’s tennis team began their season on a high note, completing a 9-0 sweep of Rutgers-Newark U. on Sept. 1. All six singles matches and three doubles pairs extended the Lions’ streak to 132 consecutive wins.

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New head coach Kane receives warm welcome

The Macomb Area Community Tennis Association is holding a Tennis Social on August 31 at 6 – 8 p.m. to welcome Western Illinois U. first-year head coach Chris Kane. The event will be held on the WIU tennis courts. It will also double as a celebration of the Macomb Area Community Tennis Association being recognized as part of the United States Tennis Association (USTA). The event is open to the public.

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Daniel Anthony excels on court and in classroom

The minimum requirement to play NCAA sanctioned sports is at least a 2.00 grade point average. If there is such a thing as a prototypical good student athlete, Triton tennis player and India native Daniel Anthony is the man.

Anthony, senior, Management Information Systems major, is the recipient of a prestigious minority scholarship.

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Column: Dream of meeting Roddick realized

The question: “If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be?” is one that has been asked of me many times. Through different stages in my life I’ve had different answers, but most recently it’s been an easy answer: Andy Roddick.

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