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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Liam Draxl 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

No. 10 UK mens tennis suffer first loss of season, fall to No. 1 Ohio State 4-0

Jaron Centers February 11, 2022

No. 10 UK mens tennis took its first loss of the season at the hands of No. 1 Ohio State on Friday in Columbus. The Cats fell 4-0 in their first match of the weekend. Kentucky couldn’t get any momentum...

Kentucky senior Liam Draxl hits the ball during the UK vs. Dayton mens tennis match on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 11 Kentucky mens tennis sweep VCU, remain undefeated

Ian Alvano February 7, 2022

No. 11 Kentucky mens tennis remained undefeated on the season Monday afternoon, defeating VCU 7-0 on Monday afternoon at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center.  This was Kentucky’s first match at home...

Liam Draxl slides to return 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

No. 11 Kentucky mens tennis defeats No. 21 Mississippi State 4-2 in ITA Kickoff Weekend

Samantha Money January 30, 2022

No. 11 Kentucky mens tennis (6-0) defeated No. 21 Mississippi State (3-1) 4-2 in the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Starkville, Mississippi.The win comes just one day after Kentucky swept Alabama in the first...

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

No. 11 Kentucky mens tennis roll the Tide; sweep Alabama 4-0

Aaron Benjamin January 29, 2022

No. 11 Kentucky mens tennis (5-0) swept Alabama (2-2) in the first round of the annual ITA Kickoff Weekend.The event, held at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Center in Starkville, Mississippi is an annual invitational...

Liam Draxl pumps his fist 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 mens tennis sweep Louisville 4-0

Ian Alvano January 22, 2022

UK mens tennis took down the Louisville Cardinals on Friday afternoon inside the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center by a score of 4-0. The win against rival UofL maintains UK’s unbeaten record, now at...

Liam Draxl pumps his fist 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

No. 12 Kentucky men’s tennis sweep Dayton in doubleheader to open season

Hunter Shelton January 15, 2022

No. 12 Kentucky men’s tennis began its 2022 campaign in style on Saturday, sweeping the Dayton Flyers in a doubleheader at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center in Lexington.  The Flyers did not win a single...

Liam Draxl tracks down a ball 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

Liam Draxl wins Lexington Challenger doubles championship

Hunter Shelton August 1, 2021

Kentucky’s breakout tennis star has already added another notch in his belt between collegiate seasons.  Liam Draxl, alongside his partner Stefan Kozlov, claimed victory in the Lexington Challenger men’s...

Liam Draxl 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

Liam Draxl named ITA Player of the Year

Hunter Shelton June 3, 2021

Kentucky’s new breakout superstar gets to add one more feather to his cap in what was a historic 2020-21 season for the sophomore.Liam Draxl was named the first ITA National Player of the Year in program...

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