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The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

Tennis champion Coco Gauff, now 19, first rose to prominence in 2019 when she defeated Venus Williams in Wimbledon.

Coco Gauff: The future of tennis and sports stars

Abigail Mocharnuk, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

Scientists say that all of the stars in our galaxy are a product of an incredible amount of pressure and a delicate balance of forces. The same conditions are necessary to produce our stars on Earth. At...

Naomi Osaka practicing before the matches in the Nottingham 2018 Open begin.

Naomi Osaka wins Australian open, beats Williams enroute to her fourth grand slam

Renata Diaz, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

For tennis fans worldwide, the semifinals for the Australian Open on Feb.19 was a big day. As stated by Macsportstravel, the Australian Open is one of the four most significant tennis tournaments in the...

Amber Dubois Headshot

Sexism or not, keep cool

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer September 21, 2018

Serena Williams had the chance to tie the record for for major singles titles at the U.S. Open, but that chance was taken by the “thief” umpire in the final against Naomi Osaka on Sept. 8. Williams...

Guilford womens tennis

The only way is up for women’s tennis

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor February 16, 2018

One win. 14 losses. Not a record that any team wants to have. The Guilford College women’s tennis team struggled last season as they won the first match of the season against Greensboro College on...

Katie Claggett ’19, practices before beginning the tennis season after winning against Emory and Henry. // Photo by Ava Nadel/Guilfordian

Men and women’s tennis ace teamwork

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief April 16, 2017

The men’s and women’s tennis teams are ready to swing into action as they head into conference season. “Our goal leading up to the tournament is to finish strong in the regular season and to hold...

Makayla McLaurin  practices for her teams next tennis match
which will take place at Methodist University on February 25., 2017.

Single-player sport creates strong team dynamics

February 24, 2017

For a sport that is a mostly about individual matches, the relationships built by the tennis teams at Guilford College are exceptionally strong. The strength of these relationships show not only in...

Captain of the women’s team, Nora Prokosch
(right), practices her skills during the off season.

Women’s tennis team grows this semester, becomes a force to be reckoned as they reinforce solidarity

Mae Wood, Staff Writer February 26, 2016

Consistency. Dedication. Growth. These three words embody the commitment, struggle and triumph that the Guilford College women’s tennis team has executed solely in the last couple years.  The team...

Men’s tennis team ready to ace practice, prepared to have advantage in this year’s tournaments

Rachel Henley, Staff Writer February 26, 2016

The Guilford College men’s tennis team is ready to get things rolling after achieving their highest preseason poll ranking ever as an Old Dominion Athletic Conference team, placing third in the preseason...

2015 English Award recipients embody excellence

William Burton, Staff Writer May 1, 2015

An annual tradition for Guilford College athletics is the presentation of the English Awards. It is the most prestigious award given to athletes that excel not only in their respective sports but in the...

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