Despite missing several players, No. 6 Pepperdine Women’s Tennis made easy work of No. 58 BYU at home in their first WCC match of the season. The Waves’ 7-0 win took them to a 9-3 mark for the season.
The No. 7 Pepperdine Women’s Tennis program opened the ITA Kick-Off Weekend in dominant fashion Jan. 29, defeating Columbia 4-0 in the first-ever meeting between the schools. The team bested Norte Dame the next day in the second round of play.
No. 7 Women’s Tennis opened their spring season with a nail-biting loss to No. 4 California. The Waves look to build off the success of last spring season, when they finished as runners-up in the NCAA tournament.
Pepperdine Women’s Tennis played for the national championship Saturday in Orlando, Fla., battling No. 2 Texas for three hours. The Waves gave the Longhorns a fight but eventually lost the doubles point and the match.
The Pepperdine Women’s Tennis team opened conference play against Santa Clara on March 26. The Waves swept the Broncos 7-0 in Malibu.
The fourth-ranked Waves made quick work of Oklahoma State on a beautiful Malibu afternoon. Pepperdine won the doubles point and singles courts four, five and six en route to victory.
Waves Women’s Tennis played three top-six teams in the country at ITA Indoors, advancing to the semifinals. Despite being without No. 1 Ashley Lahey, newcomers stepped up for Pepperdine.
Jessica Failla defeated the No. 3 player in the country to clinch, and the No. 17 Waves scored their biggest dual match victory of the season thus far.
Matching a nationwide trend, a growing number of Waves student-athletes come from other countries, and it’s a positive learning experience for everyone.
In the unique position of rebuilding while having the country’s top player, No. 6 Pepperdine Women’s Tennis prepares for their upcoming season.