Posts From Cesar Valdes

Maria Kononova breaking records and turning heads for Mean Green tennis

As sophomore Maria Kononova makes her way towards the Waranch Tennis Complex she takes to a robotic, yet graceful style of serving. Each motion has a purpose. Every single service

Tennis struggles again in close match, falls to Wichita State

It’s almost becoming a norm for the North Texas tennis team. In six one-point matches of the season, the Mean Green have managed to pull out just one victory. That

Tennis shows improvement despite falling to No. 22 Texas Christian

On the road against No. 22 Texas Christian University, head coach Sujay Lama’s team never blinked. Despite what the 4-2 loss may indicate, the Mean Green gave the Horned Frogs

In the midst of a tough schedule, North Texas tennis determined to improve

Growth and toughness. Those two words embody what North Texas head tennis coach Sujay Lama wants to see from his team as their season winds down. In what’s been a challenging

Tennis falls two games below .500 with weekend split

After serving up two sweeps last weekend, the North Texas tennis team had an opportunity to even out its season record against two talent-heavy opponents and carry some momentum into

Home away from home: North Texas tennis team adjusting to life in Denton

A collection of people from different cultures and backgrounds fill the courts at the Waranch Tennis Complex. Of the eight players on the roster, only one is from the United

Nationally ranked Kononova leads tennis to back-to-back sweeps

The Mean Green tennis team entered the weekend having struggled in its previous two matches, but righted the ship with two impressive performances against New Mexico State University and the

With a little bit of luck, Alexandra Heczey is making her presence felt for North Texas tennis

Thinking back to her days in Hungary, a smile illuminates over the sun-kissed face of Alexandra Heczey. As the images of her homeland fill her mind, the elegant Gothic, Turkish

Tennis fails to complete comeback in loss to Washington State

Down 3-0 early against Washington State University, North Texas was backed into a corner. But just like they have for the entire season, the Mean Green continued to fight on

Frustrating day for tennis ends in disappointing loss to Kansas State

With her signature forehand, sophomore Tamuna Kutubidze launched the tennis ball as hard she could. But instead of it heading toward her opponent, the ball went straight at the fence.

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