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X/@hoyatennis | Graduate student Kieran Foster helped lead a 4-0 singles sweep over the Xavier Musketeers but ultimately lost his match to the DePaul Blue Demons in three sets.

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Fall Short, Exit Big East Tournament Without Hardware

By Ceci Lukas, Sports Staff Writer April 28, 2024

Last weekend, the Georgetown University men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled with high hopes to the Big East Tournament in Cayce, S.C. Both teams entered the championship tournament seeded third...

Long Island Tennis Magazine | Rafael Nadal has dominated the French Open with 14 titles and enters this years tournament as a wild card.

WERDIGER | Why the 2024 French Open Will Be the Most Entertaining of the Decade

By Robbie Werdiger, Hoya Sports Columnist April 12, 2024

When the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour transitions from the flashy, American hardcourt grandeur of Indian Wells, Calif, and Miami, Fla., to the scenic, European red clay court swing, it’s...

Ministry of Sport | Tennis great Rafael Nadal signed as an ambassador for Saudi Arabian tennis.

CAUSING A RACQUET | What to Make of Saudi Arabia’s Impending Takeover of Professional Tennis

By Robbie Werdiger, Hoya Sports Columnist March 22, 2024

If you think sports serve as just a trivial form of entertainment, think again.  In a generational effort to diversify its oil-centric economy, Saudi Arabia has turned to sports to spearhead its modernization...

Wikimedia Commons | Episode six of Netflixs Break Point followed U.S. tennis star Ben Sheltons breakout success at the 2023 U.S. Open.

WERDIGER | Grading ‘Break Point’ Season 2: Part 2

By Robbie Werdiger February 15, 2024

Season 2 of “Break Point,” the Netflix docudrama series that follows the lives of several top players on the professional tennis tour, was released Jan. 10. Here are my grades for the final three episodes. For...

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CAUSING A RACQUET | Grading ‘Break Point’ Season 2: Part 1

By Robbie Werdiger January 26, 2024

Season 2 of “Break Point,” the Netflix docudrama series that follows the lives of several top players on the professional tennis tour, was released on Jan. 10. Here are my grades for the first three...

VIEWPOINT: Seek Strategies for Success

VIEWPOINT: Seek Strategies for Success

By Ashley Kennedy January 25, 2024

At Georgetown University, managing the academic course load along with balancing social activities, extracurriculars and a healthy amount of self-care is a challenging feat. Most students find themselves...

WERDIGER | The ATP Tour Has a Major Scheduling Problem

WERDIGER | The ATP Tour Has a Major Scheduling Problem

By Robbie Werdiger November 20, 2023

Jannik Sinner came from a set behind to barely edge out Mackenzie McDonald in the round of 32 of the Paris Masters. The three-set thriller finally ended at 2:37 a.m.  Sinner’s reward? A round-of-16...

WERDIGER | Analyzing the ATP’s New Baseline Program

By Robbie Werdiger October 13, 2023

The financial struggles players face on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour are well-known and not comparable to many sports. Most players on the tour do not play their matches in front...

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Fall to Temple, Defeat Villanova

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Fall to Temple, Defeat Villanova

By Aiden Penry April 20, 2023

Both the Georgetown University men’s and women’s tennis teams came out victorious over the Villanova Wildcats last weekend. Although neither Wildcat team has won a conference game this season, the...

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS | Creighton Downs Georgetown on the Road

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS | Creighton Downs Georgetown on the Road

By Carrie McDonald March 3, 2023

The Creighton Bluejays defeated the Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis teams Feb. 25 in the Hoyas’ second Big East matchup of the season. Neither contest was close: The women fell 1-6, and the...

MEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Start Season With Mixed Results

MEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Start Season With Mixed Results

By Robbie Werdiger January 19, 2023

Georgetown University men’s tennis kicked off its spring season with a pair of matches at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., last weekend. Both showdowns ended with a tight 4-3 scoreline, with...

Roger Federer Should Go Down As the Most Legendary Player of All Time

By Robbie Werdiger October 20, 2022

He might not be the greatest player ever, but Roger Federer undoubtedly retired as the most legendary player in tennis. In the July 2021 Rolex commercial “Numbers Don’t Matter,” the narrator...

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