The University of Arizona Men's Tennis team hits the road for the first time this season, as it will compete in the 2015 H-E-B Tournament of Champions, Friday and Saturday out at the Thomas J. Henry Tennis Center and H-E-B Tennis Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Junior Naoki Takeda vaulted himself into elite company, as he moved up 29 spots to No. 29 in the country in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association singles poll on Tuesday.
The University of Arizona Men's Tennis team took a break from its competition on the courts and spent time with the kids from the Tucson Community Tennis Program, Friday afternoon out at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
In part three of our 11-part "Meet the Cats" mini-series, ArizonaWildcats.com sits down with junior Naoki Takeda.
The University of Arizona Men's Tennis team has broken into the national rankings this week, as it's been placed a No. 75 in the country, according to the latest ITA poll released on Tuesday.
Junior Naoki Takeda pulled off one of the largest upsets of the college tennis season thus far, as he took down No. 5 Dominik Koepfer, 6-2, 6-0, but it wasn't quite enough, as the Wildcats fell to No. 53 Tulane 4-2, Tuesday out at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
The Wildcats will conclude their season-long 12-match homestand and take on their third consecutive ranked opponent, as they host No. 53 Tulane, Tuesday out at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
Junior Naoki Takeda was able to win his ninth straight singles match and secure his first win since being ranked No. 58 in the nation earlier this week, but it wasn't enough, as Arizona dropped a 5-2 decision to No. 70 Nevada, Saturday out at LaNelle Robson Tennis Center, snapping what was a season-long four-match win streak.
The Wildcats look to continue their impressive four-match win-streak this week, as they get ready to face two ranked opponents, starting with Nevada, Saturday at noon MST, followed by Tulane, Tuesday at 11:00 am MST, in what will be the final two matches of their season-long 12-match homestand out at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
Junior Naoki Takeda and senior Sumeet Shinde both find themselves garnering national attention this week, as both were placed at No. 58 and No. 74 respectively in the latest ITA individual poll, released on Tuesday.
The Wildcats did it again, this time earning a dramatic 4-3 victory over No. 73 Utah State, Sunday out at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center for their fourth consecutive win.
This one was never in doubt on Friday, as Arizona rolled to a 7-0 sweep over in-state foe Northern Arizona out at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.