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'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

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As Serena Williams retires, many reflect on her legacy

Liv Jennings, Contributing Writer September 13, 2022

Serena Williams announced her retirement through her “Vogue” cover story that was released this summer on Aug. 9. “I have never liked the word retirement,” she explained in the article, “Maybe...

Mens tennis will face No. 65 Clemson Friday at home.

Men’s tennis goes 2-0, women’s 0-2 over weekend

Ian Steffensen , Staff Writer April 5, 2022

Wake Forest men’s tennis continued their regular season campaign, facing off against Notre Dame and Louisville this past weekend away from home. The No. 7 Demon Deacons’ utter domination in doubles...

The mens tennis team celebrates a victory.

Men’s tennis continues to dominate

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor March 16, 2022

While the rest of us were relaxing on a beach, exploring a new city with friends or spending quality time with family over spring break, the No. 6 men’s tennis team notched three consecutive wins against...

Wake Forest made it to the second round of the tournament.

Tennis competes at ITA Championships

Jack McKenney, Contributing Writer February 24, 2022

Grueling. That’s one way to describe the men’s tennis team’s schedule so far. After starting off the season with a historic 45-1 record in the first seven matches, the schedule became littered with...

Mens tennis wins big in ITA kickoff

Men’s tennis wins big in ITA kickoff

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor February 3, 2022

Two wins during ITA Kickoff Weekend propelled No. 10 Wake Forest men’s tennis to an impressive 9-1 (0-0 ACC) record in the season. On Friday, a large crowd turned out to see the Demon Deacons play...

Ilya Ivashka overcame some of the top competitors in the world at the Winston-Salem Open en route to his first career ATP Title.

Ivashka clinches first ATP title in W-S Open

Jake Stuart, Assistant Sports Editor September 2, 2021

For the 10th consecutive year, Winston-Salem and Wake Forest University hosted an ATP tour event that featured some of the top competitors in the world. The Winston-Salem Open has been a staple in the...

Taha Baadi defeated his UNC opponent, but the Deacs still fell short.

Tennis falls to UNC in ACC Tournament

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor April 29, 2021

Men’s Tennis The Wake Forest men’s tennis team came up short in the ACC Tournament this past weekend. The defending 2018 ACC Tournament Champions lost in the semifinals to No. 4 UNC-Chapel Hill this...

Tennis beats three opponents over the weekend

Tennis beats three opponents over the weekend

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor March 25, 2021

Three wins in a weekend. Impressive even for the dominant No. 13 Wake Forest men’s tennis team. First, the team defeated No. 17 Georgia on the road on March 19. Then, they took care of Furman and UNC-Charlotte...

Men’s tennis looks to go to another NCAA championship.

Men’s and women’s tennis have varied success

Jake Stuart, Assistant Sports Editor March 11, 2021

Men’s Tennis After winning the NCAA title in 2018 and finishing as the runner-up in 2019, the stage is set for yet another competitive season in 2021.  The Demon Deacons are currently ranked at...

Wake Forest tennis team goes 2-0 against out of conference opponents

Wake Forest tennis team goes 2-0 against out of conference opponents

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor February 19, 2021

Wake Forest men’s tennis is criminally underrated. The 2018 NCAA Champions and three-time ACC Champions are back and ready for another season of success. Currently ranked No. 7 in the ACC, the team has...

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning championship point during his Mens Singles Final against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day 15 of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 in Paris, France. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images/TNS)

Rafael Nadal dominates at French Open once again

Ben Conroy October 15, 2020

Death, taxes, and Rafael Nadal dominating on the clay at Roland Garros. Even in the divisive world of sports analytics, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who denies that Nadal is the greatest clay...

Womens Tennis Starts Season Strong

Women’s Tennis Starts Season Strong

Samantha Wexler February 6, 2020

The Wake Forest Women’s Tennis team has joined the ranks of the national championship-winning men’s team with their spot in the top 25 nationally to start the season. The team is coming off of four...

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