Tag: Tennis

Women in tennis unfairly punished due to misogynistic regulations

Women in tennis unfairly punished due to misogynistic regulations

Cases in the media are unveiling the strange rules that official female sports players must follow. The most recent incident was at the US Open involving tennis player Alizé Cornet, who decided to leave the court to change her shirt during a 10 minute cool down in the middle of her match against Johanna Larsson. After realizing she had put […]

Read more ›

[Brief] Women’s tennis defeats J.P. Taravella at home

The women’s tennis team won again, scoring more points than in their previous matches. MSD won 14-0 against J.P. Taravella at a home match on Feb. 28. The team members grow even more hopeful with each game they win. Sophomore Sadhika Sarathy played a doubles match and her first singles match. “Since it was my first singles match, I felt pretty nervous,” […]

Read more ›

[Brief] Men’s tennis team dominates Cardinal Gibbons and Fort Lauderdale

A men’s tennis match against Cardinal Gibbons High School was held at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 23. MSD won 7-0 easily, noting that Gibbons was not their strongest opponent. “Everyone played well. This week was easy because we weren’t going against our strongest competitors. Compared to them, we are a strong team,” coach Robert Bryant said. There was also […]

Read more ›

[Brief] Women’s tennis wins singles, but loses doubles against Coral Glades

The women’s tennis team went against Coral Glades at the Coral Springs Tennis Center on Tuesday, March 7. The team won all three singles matches with two scores 8-1 and 8-4. However, they lost the doubles match with a score of 4-8. “It was a frustrating game,” Coach Pena said. “The other team only had three players, and there was very little […]

Read more ›

[Brief] Women’s tennis team starts off undefeated

On Feb. 23, the Women’s tennis team went against Cardinal Gibbons and won 4-3. Every player fought their way through and made it out on top. Sophomore Alejandro Martinez was noted for giving it her all at the end of the match. They had another game the next day, winning 7-0 in a match against Fort Lauderdale. Coach Amelia Pena […]

Read more ›

[Brief] Women’s tennis team plays last home match

On Tuesday, March 14, in the last home tennis match at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Monarch High School and MSD went head to head in doubles and singles matches. MSD dominated Monarch with scores of 8-0 and 8-1 in both doubles matches. Freshman Rachel Taylor and Alley Schuler did especially well in this match. “I’m proud of how far they […]

Read more ›