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Lady Vikes tennis triumphs over Los Altos 4-3

Lady Vikes tennis triumphs over Los Altos 4-3

Sabrina, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

The Palo Alto High School girls’ tennis team beat Los Alto 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon in their last regular season match. Throughout the entire season, Los Altos has put up a tough fight against the Vikings and has been some of their toughest competition, but thanks to an excellent team effort, Pa...

Brief: Girls’ tennis pulls away with CCS win over Saratoga

Paly girls' tennis playing in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic Tournament Tuesday afternoon.

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

The girls' varsity tennis team will move on to the semi-finals of CCS after beating number two seed Saratoga 4-3. After losing to Saratoga twice during the regular season 4-3, number one singles player, Aashli Budhiraja ('14) was impressed with the way the team improved despite the two losses. "This...

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Girls' tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

The Vikings dominated the Sacred Heart Prep Gators 6-1 at home this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (‘14), Felicia Wang (‘14) and Avanika Narayan (‘17) all won their singles matches handily with scores of 6-2, 6-2 (# one singles), 6-0, 6-2 (# two singles), and 6-0, 6-0 (# three singles). Coach...

Paly girls’ tennis breezes through Mountain View, 6-1

Alex Murray, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

The Palo Alto High School girls’ team (5-0, 1-0) continued its undefeated streak after its dominant performance against Mountain View, finishing 6-1. Team captain and no. 1 singles player Aashli Budhiraja (‘14)  won in straight sets (6-2,6-0), despite an interfering wind that other players atte...

Girls’ tennis sweeps Castilleja 7-0

Girls' tennis sweeps Castilleja 7-0

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

The Paly girls' varsity tennis team (10-6, 2-4) took to the heated courts against Castilleja in a non-league match and came out of the scorching sun victorious. Coming into the match, the team felt confident after its close loss to the number one team in the state, Monta Vista. "I think we're all...

Brief: Girls’ tennis falls one tiebreaker short of Monta Vista

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

October 2, 2012

The Paly girls' tennis team finished up an extremely close match against strong league competitor Monta Vista with a heartbreaking 4-3 loss after falling to unforced errors in a third set, 7-2 tiebreaker in the No. 3 doubles match. According to the Mercury News, the Monta Vista Matadors have been Central...

Girls’ tennis loses to Lynbrook 4-3

Girls' tennis loses to Lynbrook 4-3

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012

The Paly girls' varsity tennis team (3-3) lost 4-3 to Lynbrook in a close match on Thursday, Sept. 27 under the heat of the sun. Aashli Budhiraja ('14) got one of the team's three wins as she struggled through the first set 6-4 but picked up her confidence and breezed through the second set 6-1. "Aashli...

Girls’ tennis falls 4-3 to Los Altos

Co-captain Aashli Budhiraja ('14) returns a forehand at last week's Paly Invitational. Today, Budhiraja was the only player to win (6-4, 6-1) her no. 1 singles match against Los Altos's Kacey Incerpi.

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

September 20, 2012

Paly's girls' varsity tennis team (1-2) absorbed a 4-3 loss in a tight, long and tiring match against Los Altos (1-3), despite having beaten the Eagles last season. The outcome of the match came down to the final two doubles matches. The Vikings' head coach, Andy Harader, has been working with the flexibility...

Girls’ tennis finishes second at the Paly Invitational Tournament

Girls' tennis finishes second at the Paly Invitational Tournament

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

September 8, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity tennis team finished second out of four teams under the burning sun at the two-day Paly Girls' Invitational Tennis Tournament at Palo Alto High School. Paly finished one point behind the first place Lynbrook after Tiffany Ngyuen ('13) and Julianne Le ('14) lost...

Girls’ tennis: Same team, same coach but a new season

Budhiraja runs for a return in the first set. As the No. 1 single, she plays in every meet. Photo by Hilda Huang

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

September 6, 2012

Unlike some of Paly's other fall athletic teams, varsity girls' tennis has the luxury of a very close-knit team and experienced coach. Head coach Andy Harader has returned for another year with the team, which is essentially still comprised of the same players from last year. The one open spot on...

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