Women's Tennis

Lunging for the Ball

Both Crimson players lunge for the ball on November 7, 2021 against Boston College.

Swing into Spring

A Harvard women's tennis player hits a backhand return during a match against Boston College on Nov. 8, 2021. Nearly a year later, the Crimson continued its success against the Eagles, claiming all but one of its singles matches.

Harvard Women's Tennis Wraps Up Fall Season With Strong Performances at Harvard Invitational

In its final competition of the fall season, Harvard’s women’s tennis team faced off against Boston College and Boston University at home for the Harvard Invitational. Throughout the short fall season, the Crimson saw action at the ITA Super Regionals, Brown Quad Invite, and Harvard Fall Classic, with overall positive results. The Harvard Invitational gave players a chance to compete in a dual-match format, the predominant format for the spring season.

Conference Win Streak Comes to Close After Princeton and Penn Defeats

The Harvard women’s tennis team entered the Cordish Family Pavilion and Lenz Tennis Center in Princeton, N.J. ready to fight, quickly securing the doubles point. Despite the team’s initial momentum, the No. 72 Crimson lost each singles match to No. 50 Princeton and finished the overall match 1-4.

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Complete Successful Weekend with Wins Over Columbia, Cornell

“One thing that our team has really come a long way in this semester is with our confidence and belief in ourselves,” said first-year Holly Fischer. “So I think that even though we were down, everyone who was playing was fighting so hard and really leaving everything out on the court.”

Women's Tennis Wraps Up Non-Conference Play with Back-to-Back Victories

The No. 71 Crimson is heating up just in time for Ivy League action after it closed out non-conference play with two home wins over the weekend with a close 4-3 victory over the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a dominant 7-0 performance over Hofstra University. Harvard has now won three straight matches and remains a perfect 5-0 at home.

Ready at Net

Senior Rachel Lim goes for a volley during a match against Boston College last November.

Women’s Tennis Suffers Back-to-Back Defeats in Illinois

Harvard fell in two tough matches in Evanston, Ill. over the weekend, with Northwestern delivering a swift 7-0 defeat, and Miami University edging out the Crimson 4-3. The matches bring Harvard’s overall record to 5-4.

Dynamic Duo

First-year Angel You and senior Rachel Lim play doubles together earlier in the season. Over the weekend, the pair contributed again for the Crimson, including singles victories for both You and Lim against Columbia, 6-2, 6-3 and 6-4, 6-4, respectively.

Women's Tennis Competes at ITA Northeast Regionals, Sends Three Singles Players to Super Regionals

The Harvard women’s tennis team had a successful weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Northeast Regionals, with three players qualifying for the Northeast Super Regional tournament. The Crimson competed against players from regional schools and members of the Ivy League at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Double Trouble

First-year Ronan Jachuk (front) awaits the opponent’s return as sophomore Brian Shi (back) delivers a serve in the Harvard victory over Rice. Combined with the women’s team, Crimson tennis would go a perfect 3-0 on the weekend.

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Capture Commanding Home Wins

On Super Bowl Sunday, the Harvard men’s and women’s tennis teams were far from focused on the primetime event later in the day. On their minds was the goal to rattle off more victories and keep the momentum going into later crucial matchups. And the focus paid off, as the Crimson teams dominated their competition in quick fashion.

Women’s Tennis Dominates at Harvard Invitational

The Crimson does not have another competitive match until next March, when it squares off against Rhode Island at home on March 7th. However, the team will look to keep working hard and avoid complacency during the offseason.

Holding Down Home Court

The Crimson won 15 of its 20 singles matches and nine of its 13 doubles matches en route to five flight victories at the Harvard Invitational

Young Talent Leads Way for Tennis at Regionals

Both the men's and women's teams had impressive performances in tournaments over the weekend.

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