With every player and coach from both sides watching on, freshman Krista Hardebeck battled back from the brink of defeat for a miraculous comeback victory to clinch No. 12 Stanford women’s tennis’ upset of the top-ranked Florida Gators in the semifinals of the NCAA Tournament on Monday. Hardebeck trailed 6-7, 1-5, with Stanford looking for…
Seniors Stacey Tan and Natalie Dillon of the Stanford women’s tennis team have seen their share of change and development through their four years on the Farm, leading to memorable victories, a little frustration and a lot of hard work.
The Stanford women’s tennis team (16-3, 8-2 Pac-12) knows the proper way to finish the regular season — by facing off against big time rival Cal (14-5, 8-1 Pac-12) in the Big Slam.
After a perfect April so far, the No. 13 Stanford women's tennis team heads to the dessert to face No. 75 Arizona and No. 21 Arizona State this weekend.
When Cal comes to town, Stanford teams find a new level of intensity in their play. It was no different for the No. 26 women’s tennis team (5-2) as it used a renewed commitment to high-energy play to achieve a 6-1 non-conference victory over No. 9 Cal (5-4).
No visible signs of rust were on display on Wednesday afternoon at Taube Family Tennis Stadium, with pent-up energy carrying the Cardinal to a blowout 7-0 victory over the University of San Francisco.
The Stanford women’s tennis team continued its undefeated streak to begin the 2012 season by defeating No. 36 St. Mary’s, 6-1. This match came after a nine-day break from competition and was the No 1. Cardinal’s (5-0, 1-0 Pac-12) first match since ascending to the nation’s top ranking.
Sometimes, all you need is a little revenge — especially against a heated rival — and there’s been no better rivalry on campus recently than the Stanford women’s tennis team and the Florida Gators.
You have no idea where you are, who is around you or why you’re there. You have no money, you can’t do anything quickly and you don’t have anywhere to go. Sounds like a bad dream, right? That about describes the first couple hours of being abroad in a foreign city. But I only need two words to describe how I felt in Florence: abroad and confused.
The Bank of the West (BotW) Classic, hosted at Stanford’s Taube Family Tennis Stadium, puts some of Stanford’s finest on display against the world’s top professional female tennis players.
The Stanford women’s tennis team had representatives in every round of the NCAA Tournament this year, and thanks to some clutch play in a tiebreaker, the pairing of senior Hilary Barte and sophomore Mallory Burdette put the heartbreaking loss in the team competition in the past them and won the doubles championship on their home court. Sophomore Stacey Tan almost shocked the field by taking the singles crown, but lost in the final just before Barte and Burdette began their match.
On its first day of individual tournament play, the Stanford women’s tennis team advanced three of its five players--senior Hilary Barte, freshman Nicole Gibbs and sophomore Stacey Tan--into the second round.
Florida's Lauren Embree shocked Stanford sophomore Mallory Burdette at No. 2 singles in a third-set tiebreaker to capture the decisive match in Florida's 4-3 victory over the Cardinal. Embree downed Burdette 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) and won a roller-coaster third set after trailing 4-0.
The women’s tennis team is at it again. After dispatching two opponents last weekend to open its defense of the NCAA national team title, the No. 2 Cardinal returns to the court today against 16th seeded Northwestern (22-7, 9-1 Big Ten), a team that is riding a six-match winning streak and seeking the upset.
The 2011 NCAA Championships began brilliantly for the defending national champion Stanford women’s tennis team, which recorded two shutouts to make it to the second weekend of the tournament