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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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’s season ended in national semifinals

Hunter Shelton May 27, 2021

Thursday would mark the end of a star-studded sophomore season for Kentucky’s Liam Draxl.After making comeback after comeback, No. 1 Draxl would fall in a three-set bout to No. 6 Sam Riffice of Florida,...

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

Draxl first Wildcat in nine years to qualify for NCAA semifinals

Hunter Shelton May 26, 2021

No. 1 Liam Draxl is headed to the NCAA Tennis Championships final four.After having to overcome three consecutive first-set losses, the sophomore out of Newmarket, Ontario would switch up his strategy...

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

Draxl, Diallo advance in singles, Paražinskaitė bounces back in doubles

Hunter Shelton May 24, 2021

Following a 2-1 record for the Kentucky on day one of the NCAA singles tournament, Monday would see two Wildcats continue their runs to the singles championship, while two duos began their journey to the...

Akvilė Paražinskaitė gets ready for her teammate to serve 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

No. 1 Draxl prevails, Paražinskaitė falls in singles opening round

Hunter Shelton May 23, 2021

After exiting early in the NCAA Tennis Championships as a team, the Kentucky Wildcats would send six players down to the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida to try and claim victory in the men's and...

Akvilė Paražinskaitė (right) high fives Fiona Arrese (left) after a game winning point 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

‘The exciting part’: UK doubles tandem no. 1 seed in NCAA tournament

Natalie Parks May 23, 2021

UK doubles tandem Fiona Arrese and Akvile Paražinskaite will take the court in Orlando on Monday, May 24 in search of a national title. Seeded no. 1 in the NCAA tournament after a dominant season, the...

Cesar Bourgois and assistant coach Matthew Gordon run through a drill during warm-ups before the Kentucky vs. Notre Dame mens tennis match on Saturday, January 19, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

UK men’s tennis claims victory over Duke

Hailey Peters January 21, 2019

Failure to beat ranked Notre Dame earlier in the weekend did not slow down the Kentucky men’s tennis team in their match against the Duke Blue Devils on Monday, Jan. 21. An increased sense of camaraderie...

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Kentucky men’s tennis dominates opening day doubleheader

Hailey Peters January 13, 2019

Opening their spring season with a home doubleheader on Sunday, January 13th, the Kentucky men’s tennis team cruised to victory on the courts and proved themselves a force to be reckoned with in the...

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