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Tennis Tension

Tennis Tension
Serena Williams' career has been riddled with controversy. She was thrust into the spotlight once again as the director of the French Open publicly announced that she would not be allowed to wear her black catsuit in next year's tournament.
December 3, 2018

As Serena Williams comes off the court in her flamboyant, black panther-esque outfit, she is unaware of the controversy that would inevitably ensue. Williams’ outfit, a design solely meant to maintain...

Lady Vikes lost to the Titans with close score of 4-3

Lady Vikes lost  to the Titans with close score of 4-3
August 31, 2017

For the second match of the season, the lady Vikes lost against the Gunn Titans with an extremely close score of 3-4. The lineup for the single’s games is Maddi Page (‘21) playing Gunn’s number...

April 21, 2016

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ tennis team lost to Sacred Heart Prep 5-2 at Paly on Wednesday. The Vikings only won two of the eight matches they played. Shiv Matta (‘16) easily won...

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys' tennis splits two matches against Cupertino
March 19, 2016

The Palo Alto High School boy’s tennis team won one out of two matches against Cupertino High School at home on Thursday, March 17th. The boys played two matches to make up for one that was rained...

Boys’ Tennis starts the year on a high note with win over Aragon

Carl GoodFriend ('16) jumps up to serve the ball. Paly ended up winning the match against Aragon High School.
February 24, 2016

The Palo Alto boys' tennis team started the year off on a high note with a definitive 6-1 victory over non-league opponent Aragon High School. The team started off very strong with all three doubles...

Girls’ tennis preview: young team in new league

Halle Biorn ('16) anticipates hitting the ball at a recent practice. Biorn is one of the players who is looking to fill the gap of the eight graduated seniors.
August 26, 2014

After losing a close CCS semifinal match to the Monta Vista Matadors, the Palo Alto girls’ tennis team ended their 2013 season 19-4 in league games. This year the team decided to drop down from the De...

Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos
Paly athletes competing with a sibling on a varsity sport have a unique relationship unlike those of other siblings.
April 16, 2014

When looking at a Paly roster, sometimes it catches the eye that two players have the same last name, and it turns out that they are siblings on the same varsity team. These two brothers or sisters have...

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Girls' tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1
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...

Brief: Girls’ tennis continues to dominate and defeats Milpitas 6-1

October 9, 2013

The Paly Girls' tennis team (13-1, 4-1) added to their 12-1 record after defeating Milpitas handily, 6-1 on Monday, October 7th. Despite the team's recent loss to Monta Vista, the number one ranked...

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

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...

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