Whether there’s a difference between indoor or outdoor tennis depends on who you ask.
In their last pre-Ivy game, the Quakers (8-5) finally managed to win on the road, garnering a 5-2 victory over St. John’s in New York.
Undefeated in seven home contests, the Red and Blue have dropped all five of their matches away from Levy Pavilion. However, the team’s matchup with St. John’s on Saturday gives Penn a chance to end its road woes.
On a team that returned only three members from last year’s squad, Jeremy Court fits the description of a veteran in every way.
The Quakers dropped their fifth consecutive road contest on Saturday after falling to No. 26 Virginia Commonwealth, 7-0.
Penn then traveled to Miami to play Barry — the fourth-ranked team in Division II — on Wednesday.
The Penn men’s tennis team will continue this century-old rivalry Wednesday afternoon at the Levy Pavilion, where it will try to increase its winning record over Navy. The Midshipmen haven’t beaten Penn since 1999.
Wednesday afternoon, the Quakers (3-1) will play host to Temple at Levy Pavilion.The Quakers are a perfect 20-0 all-time against the Owls (2-3) and are undefeated at home so far this season.
Both teams took on the visiting Seawolves at the Levy Tennis Pavillion on Friday afternoon. The men (3-1) kicked off the day with three doubles matches against the Seawolves (0-2). The Penn women’s tennis team (4-0) won its toughest matchup to date, taking down defending American East champion Stony Brook 4-3.
Penn men’s tennis got an unexpected scare Sunday, relying on the No. 5 singles match to give the Quakers a 4-3 win over Georgetown.
Fresh off their first win of the spring season on Feb. 3, Penn men’s tennis is looking to capture back-to-back victories with a win at Levy Pavilion this afternoon.
Sophomore Jeremy Court scores the Red and Blue’s only singles match win against the Nittany Lions, while Penn easily cruises past Buffalo after winning the doubles matchup.
Dubbed a “future star for Sri Lanka” by the country’s national newspaper at the age of 12, Vimuktha De Alwis has only just begun to show his potential with the Quakers.
Thursday, six members of the men’s team head to Yale, while seven from the ladies side journey to West Point, N.Y., to participate in this distinguished competition sponsored by the U.S. Tennis Association.
Penn men’s tennis had a mixed start to the season over the weekend at the Princeton Invitational.
On Senior Day at Levy Pavilion, none of the team’s seniors were able to walk away with a victory in their matches.
The Quakers, they’ll be adding to next year’s roster with the arrival of a particularly noteworthy recruit: Vimuktha “Vim” De Alwis.
Working together, the freshman-sophomore pair has posted an 8-5 overall record on their way to stabilizing the doubles portion of the Penn tennis team’s lineup.
The Quakers split their two matches this weekend. They lost 5-2 to Yale on Saturday, but upset Brown, 4-3, in dramatic fashion on Sunday.
First-year men’s tennis coach David Geatz came in with mild expectations. He saw a team that had talent, but not a team that was on par with the one he had coached at Cornell a few years back.