ATHENS, Ga. — Trent Bryde, a native of Suwanee, Georgia and a five-star recruit according to tennisrecruting.net, has signed a national letter of intent with the Georgia men’s tennis team.
Bryde is the No. 1 prospect in the state of Georgia and the No. 4 ranked recruit in the nation. He joins fellow highly-touted in-state prospects Britton Johnston and Blake Croyder in the Bulldogs’ 2018 signing class. Continue Reading
ATHENS—–The Georgia women’s tennis program announced on Wednesday the signing of Lourdes Carle (pronounced Lord-ES CAR-lay) to a national letter of intent to attend UGA and compete with the Bulldogs next season.Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. — Alex Diaz, who delivered a match-clinching win against No. 18 Kentucky this past Sunday, has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week by the league office.
With his team locked in a 3-3 battle with the Wildcats, the Athens native won a second-set tiebreaker, 7-5, against Gus Benson to secure Georgia’s second consecutive conference victory. The win marked his fourth of the season and second in the last two weeks. Continue Reading
The team recognized its three seniors before the contest: Mariana Gould, Laura Patterson and Kennedy Shaffer. Gould earned a singles win on the day, while Patterson and Shaffer paired up for a doubles win on court three.Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia Bulldog men’s tennis team earned a decisive 4-1 victory over the No. 22 Vanderbilt Commodores at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on Friday evening.
The No. 25 Bulldogs (11-9, 4-7) clinched the doubles point swiftly and never looked back. Georgia won three of the first four singles matches to conclude the win over Vanderbilt (16-7, 6-5), marking the team’s third top 25 win of 2018.Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia women’s tennis team secured a 4-0 victory Thursday evening over the Arkansas Razorbacks in the first installment of its final home stand for the 2018 season.
“I thought doubles was exciting and we found ways to get the ‘W’ there and get that one-point lead, and then a lot of close sets in singles ” Georgia head coach Jeff Wallace said. “I think our players battled and found ways to lift their games up in key moments of the match. I thought that was impressive.”Continue Reading
STARKVILLE, Miss. – After rain pushed Saturday’s matchup at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre to Monday morning, the No. 7 Georgia Bulldogs tennis team blanked the No. 32 Mississippi State Bulldogs, 4-0.
“We came out with a lot of energy and played a great match today,” Georgia head coach Jeff Wallace said. “It was a long wait to play this one, and we’re excited to get a win and now move forward with the rest of our season. I’d like to add that our athletic trainer Deanna (Doheny) did an awesome job of keeping everybody healthy and getting everybody ready to play Monday. We’re fortunate to have her, and she’s made a huge difference for the team since she’s been with the program.”Continue Reading
Georgia falls to 10-9 overall and 3-7 in Southeastern Conference action, while Alabama improves to 16-8 this season and 2-7 in the SEC. The Bulldogs own a 55-7 advantage in the all-time series against the Crimson Tide and pick up their first loss against Alabama since 2003. Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. – Off to the state of Mississippi, the seventh-ranked Georgia women’s tennis team concludes the road portion of its 2018 regular season schedule against No. 9 Ole Miss in Oxford Thursday at 5 p.m., before heading to Starkville to play No. 32 Mississippi State Saturday at 2 p.m.
With only two weekends left in Southeastern Conference play, each match is critical in Georgia’s stance in the conference standings. Currently, the Bulldogs reside in the fourth position at 7-2, trailing Vanderbilt (8-1), Florida (9-1) and South Carolina (10-0). The top three teams have yet to play each other, while Georgia holds the head-to-head tiebreaker over Florida.Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia Bulldog men’s tennis team downed conference foe Auburn, 6-1, Sunday afternoon at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
The No. 20 Bulldogs (10-8, 3-6) won the doubles point and three straight singles lines to secure the official victory. Georgia and Auburn (10-14, 0-8) then played through the other matches, winning two out of the last three to cap the win. SourceContinue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. – Controlling throughout, the eighth-ranked Georgia women’s tennis team eased past No. 15 Auburn, 4-1, Saturday afternoon at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
Going up 2-0 across the board in doubles set the tone for Georgia’s dominate performance. The Bulldogs grabbed the doubles point and five first set singles wins en route to improving to 12-4 overall and 7-2 in the Southeastern Conference. Auburn fell to 16-9 overall and 4-5 in SEC.Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. — Overwhelmed. That’s how Georgia head women’s tennis coach Jeff Wallace described his feelings towards his 707th career win, a 4-0 decision over the Alabama Crimson Tide on Thursday. Wallace passed Dan Magill, his legendary former head coach who notched 706 wins all-time, at the complex that bares Magill’s name.
“Dan Magill is just the greatest Bulldog that’s ever lived and ever will,” Wallace said. “It’s an honor for me to be able to stay here and coach this long at the University of Georgia. It’s such a great place, such a special place. We’ve got so many wonderful student-athletes that have come through this program that have been a huge part of that, so thank you.”Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. – The No. 20 Georgia Bulldogs welcome the No. 12 Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers for a conference weekend series at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
Georgia (9-7, 2-5) will play host to Mississippi State (12-1, 6-0) on Friday at 5 p.m., before capping the weekend on Sunday with Auburn (10-12, 0-6) at 1 p.m.Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. – In the season’s first of three Thursday-Saturday weekend series, the eighth-ranked Georgia women’s tennis team battle Alabama in the weekday slot at 6 p.m.; then tangle with 15th-ranked Auburn at noon to close out March at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
Coming off a weekend split, the Bulldogs (10-4, 5-2 SEC) beat No. 20 Kentucky and lost to now-No. 2 Vanderbilt. All four of Georgia’s losses stem from teams currently ranked No. 6 or better, providing stern tests for the Bulldogs.Continue Reading