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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Liam Draxl celebrates winning a set during the UK vs. Virginia tennis match on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 4-2.

Kentucky comes up short in NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship

Cole Parke May 22, 2022

Kentucky mens tennis fell short in the NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship on Sunday, effectively concluding the deepest tournament run in program history. The Wildcats made history in two straight...

UK earns a date to the NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship

UK earns a date to the NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship

Cole Parke May 21, 2022

  Kentucky mens tennis continues to improve upon its historic season, earning a spot in the NCAA National Championship game for the first time in program history on Saturday. The win came just two...

Gabriel Diallo celebrates with his doubles partner during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky secures spot in Final Four for first time in program history

Cole Parke May 19, 2022

No. 8 Kentucky mens tennis defeated No. 1 TCU in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, securing a bid to the Final Four for the first time in program history. Since finishing the regular...

Liam Draxl celebrates winning a game during the UK vs. Virginia tennis match on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 4-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 10 Kentucky fights past LSU 4-2 in Baton Rouge for third straight win

Samantha Money April 16, 2022

No. 10 Kentucky mens tennis took down No. 41 LSU 4-2 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Friday night. The win moves the Cats to 18-6 overall this season and 9-2 in the SEC. The match started out with the usual...

Gabriel Diallo celebrates winning a game during the UK vs. Virginia tennis match on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 4-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Cats earn biggest victory of season, take down No. 5 Tennessee 4-3

Samantha Money April 8, 2022

No. 12 Kentucky took down No. 5 Tennessee with a 4-3 victory on Friday night at the Hilary J Boone Tennis Center.The atmosphere was energetic in the building as the Wildcats and Vols began the doubles...

Liam Draxl celebrates winning a set during the UK vs. Virginia tennis match on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 4-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Wildcats look to serve notice in the SEC with two top-10 foes headed to Lexington

Hunter Shelton April 7, 2022

After a five match winning streak propelled Kentucky to No. 12 in the nation, the Wildcats hit a snag in the road, falling in their last two matches to No. 8 Virginia and No. 10 South Carolina.Heading...

Millen Hurrion returns a hit during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Wildcats edge Ole Miss 4-3 for fifth straight win

Aaron Benjamin March 28, 2022

Kentucky managed to edge out Ole Miss on Sunday afternoon for a 4-3 win in Oxford. Kentucky came into the match at No. 12 in the country, while Ole Miss came in at No. 39.  The match started out with...

Gabriel Diallo tracks down a ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State University mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Cats defeat Vanderbilt 4-3 for fourth straight victory

Samantha Money March 25, 2022

No. 12 Kentucky Men’s Tennis defeated No. 41 Vanderbilt 4-3 at the Currey Tennis Center on Friday night in Nashville.The win moves Kentucky to 14-4 this season and 5-1 in the SEC. UK has now won four...

Kentucky routed 6-1 by Auburn on the road

Aaron Benjamin March 6, 2022

The No. 28 ranked UK womens tennis team fell to the No. 11 ranked Auburn Tigers on Sunday afternoon by a final score of 6-1.  The match started with the trio of doubles matches. The first match saw Kentucky’s...

Gabriel Diallo returns a hit during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK falls one point short of upset, losing 4-3 to No. 5 Florida

Samantha Money March 6, 2022

No. 9 Kentucky mens tennis fell just short of a win against No. 5 Florida on Sunday, falling 4-3.A tense and difficult match from start to finish, the Cats left it all on the court at home inside the ...

Carla Girbau hits the ball across the net during the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee women’s tennis match on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Hillary J. Boone Tennis Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK loses SEC opener to Alabama 4-0 in Tuscaloosa

Ian Alvano March 5, 2022

The Wildcats opened their SEC campaign on the road in Tuscaloosa on Friday evening, falling to the Tide 4-0.  No. 28 Kentucky boasted an 11-1 record before taking on the Alabama, with its only loss...

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