Sophomore Marta Morga picks up tenth win on the spring
Memphis returns to Racquet Club
Sophomore Marta Morga claimed the last match standing in thrilling fashion as the University of Memphis women's tennis team brought home the bacon against No. 38 Arkansas
The University of Memphis women's tennis team travels north this weekend to West Lafayette, Ind., to take on No. 38 Arkansas and No. 32 Purdue on Saturday and Sunday
The 55th-ranked Lady Tigers drop to 6-5 on the year
The men's and women's tennis team suited up for their annual costume day practice last week to close out their fall semester practices. Watch what you missed right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.
Eye of the Tiger is back and this time you get a chance to go behind the scenes of a women's tennis team practice as they take to the courts at the Racquet Club of Memphis.
Fall 2014:Tied for the team lead with six wins in the fall, going 6-5...Ranked No. 101 in singles to open the season...Won a three-set thriller to open the season over Maria Milutinuvic with a pair of tiebreakers...Won three-straight from Oct. 19-Nov. 7...Posted a 4-4 doubles mark with Liza Tymchenko and Anki Wind as partners...Won three in a row from Sept. 12-Oct. 3 with Tymchenko and Wind as partners.
Spring 2014: Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Conference Team ... Had a 24-6 singles record and 17-10 doubles mark in her first dual season as a Lady Tiger ... Posted an impressive 14-1 singles mark in dual play and went 11-6 in doubles ... Twice selected as the league's women's tennis player of the week (Jan. 21, Apr. 1) ... Picked up her first career win over a ranked opponent after a 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (6) victory over Vanderbilt's No. 78 Sydney Campbell at the Miami Spring Invite ... Began the dual season on a 13-match winning streak that lasted until mid-April ... Went undefeated in singles (4-0) and doubles (3-0) in conference play ... Moved up from the No. 6 spot to No. 4 singles during the season ... Her lone defeat of the spring was to Tulsa's Marcelina Cichon, 5-7, 4-6 ... Recorded a 7-2 record in doubles with Liza Tymchenko during dual play ... Duo moved from No. 3 to No. 1 during the season ... Clinched doubles points against TCU, Louisville, VCU, Kansas State and SMU.
Fall 2013: Compiled an 8-4 singles record and 4-3 doubles mark ... Won the French Open and Orange Draws at the Razorback Classic and Memphis Collegiate Invite, respectively ... Won all her matches in straight sets ... Advanced to the round of 32 at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional ... Defeated Tennessee's No. 56 Joanna Henderson and Caitlyn Williams, 8-6, in the regional round of 16 with partner Skylar Kuykendall.
Ranked as high as 29th in the Spanish national senior rankings and No. 1 in the city of Madrid during her prep days at Instituto de Educacion Secundaria Ortega y Gasset ... Ranked in the top eight in the 18-and-under Spanish national junior rankings ... Was named the Junior Champion of Madrid in 2013 ... Reached as high as No. 1046 in the WTA rankings after a straight-set win over No. 699 Jessica Ginier of France in September 2012 ... Has defeated several players ranked in the top 900 from around the world.
Born Feb. 13 in Madrid, Spain ... Daughter of Santiago Morga and Cristina Alonso ... Majoring in Health and Human Performance-Exercise and Sport Science.