Pepperdine Sports were back in full swing for the 2021-2022 year, complete with spectators. Join the Sports and Photo desks of the Graphic as we go through this year’s top moments.
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.
No. 22 Men’s Tennis pulled out a win against University of Arizona on a sunny afternoon in Malibu on Jan. 23. The Waves will look to build off last season’s WCC title, the first for the program since 2013.
Novak Djokovic has been a dominant force in professional men’s tennis for more than a decade. Staff writer Alec Matulka explains why he won’t be cheering for No. 1 men’s player in the world anytime soon.
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.
Alumna Kim Yeung was on track to play college tennis until one injury changed everything. Yeung learned that healing can mean many different things, ultimately finding her calling in ministry.
The Pepperdine men’s tennis team solidified itself as a top team in the WCC with wins over Saint Mary’s and LMU. The team is now 4-0 in conference play this season.
The Pepperdine Women’s Tennis team opened conference play against Santa Clara on March 26. The Waves swept the Broncos 7-0 in Malibu.
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Mayar Sherif rewrote the record books at Pepperdine Women’s Tennis. Since leaving, she’s become a trailblazing national hero whose best is likely yet to come.