Another U.S. Open wrapped up on September 10th, and it's about time to question whether women tennis players deserve equal pay.
The Blazer girls' varsity tennis team (5-2) defeated the Einstein Titans (0-7), a Division-IV team, in a commanding fashion, sweeping the Titans 7-0.
The Blair girls' varsity tennis team beat Poolesville in a long, hard-fought game on both sides. The Blazers (5-1) came out on top of division rival Poolesville (3-3) after battling back from losing the first three doubles matches.
The Blair girls' varsity tennis team just barely came out victorious over Walter Johnson in their second divisional game and fifth game overall. The Blazers (4-1) edged past the Wildcats (2-3), winning four out of the seven matches played.
The Blair girls' varsity tennis team (1-0) proved victorious in their first game of the season against the Paint Branch Panthers (0-1). The Blazers began their season on a high note, with a winning score of 6-1.
The girls' varsity tennis team was able to shake off the rust of not playing for a week and beat the Damascus Swarmin' Hornets, taking five of seven matches to get back over the .500 mark at 2-1.
With the fall sports season coming into swing Blazers are looking to make this season a memorable one. Members of each team selected three athletes to look out for this season. Here is what they came up with:
The Blair girls tennis team lost their home opener to the Bethesda Chevy Chase Barons, dropping five of the seven total matches. The loss was the Blazers' first of the season, dropping them to 1-1, while the Barons remained undefeated and currently sit at 2-0.
As the fall rolls in and as the weather gets a little colder, Blair fall sports teams look forward to the upcoming season.
The girls' tennis team (4-8) lost 2-5 to Springbrook on senior night on Thursday. As a result of Blair's record this season, the team will drop to Division II for the first time in over 20 years, according to coach David Ngbea.
The girls' tennis team lost 0-7 to the Wootton Patriots on Wednesday. Despite the defeat, the Blazers showed major improvement over previous games.
The Blair girls' tennis team (2-2) defeated Magruder 6-1. Solid strategies and teamwork contributed to the win, despite the absence of the second singles player and a high wind factor.
The girls' tennis team (1-1) lost, 1-6, against Bethesda-Chevy Chase (2-0) in Blair's first home game of the season. The superior competition and the Blazers' difficulty hitting the balls over the nets were major contributors to the loss.
Blair was tested by a tough BCC squad on Monday night, falling 6-1 and dropping to 3-4 on the season. Although they didn't pass with flying colors, the Blazers believed that they proved their competitiveness against a top-notch Baron team.
The girls' tennis team (3-3) defeated the Magruder Colonels (3-2), sweeping all of its matches in a decisive 7-0 victory. Although they were exhausted after losing Monday's critical division game against Churchill, the Blazers didn't let up and as a result earned a big win over Magruder.
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