The Fresno State women’s tennis team enters the 2022 spring season with momentum building from its second-place finish a year ago and a successful fall series of competitions.
The Fresno State women's tennis team starts its 2022 spring schedule on Jan. 21 at UC San Diego, and its home opener is slated for Feb. 2 versus Saint Mary's College at the Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center.
Fresno State will host two weekends of Mountain West competition (March 26-27 & April 2-3).
The 2022 MW Championships will be held April 27-30 at El Conquistador Tennis Center in Tucson, Ariz.
Fresno State finished the spring 2021 season ranked in the Top 10 of the ITA Northwest Region rankings.
2021 Mountain West Women's Tennis Player of the Year Dalia Ahmed returns for her senior season.
FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno State women's tennis team is set to return to the court for its 2022 spring season, which is scheduled to begin on Jan. 21 in San Diego.
"We have an exciting spring schedule with some opportunities to play nationally-ranked teams throughout the season," Fresno State head coach Denise Dy said. "We're excited to keep building on the momentum from last year and continue to fight for a Mountain West Championship."
Fresno State's 2022 schedule features 14 nonconference matches before opening conference play with two weekends of home matches (March 26-27 & April 2-3). Those four home MW matches are followed by three road trips for the final six MW matches leading up to the 2022 MW Championships (April 27-30, 2022 at El Conquistor Tennis Center in Tucson, Ariz).
In its spring 2021 season, Fresno State tied for the most overall, as well as the most conference victories by any Mountain West team by going 15-5 overall and 8-2 in MW.
The Bulldogs also finished in the Top 10 of the 2021 Oracle ITA Northwest Region rankings in head coach Denise Dy's first season back home in the Golden State.
Dalia Ahmad was named 2021 MW Women's Tennis Player of the Year with 15-2 record in singles play as a junior and returns for her senior season. Ahmed is one of seven returners for the Bulldogs, who also welcome two newcomers to the roster – Pang Jittakoat, a junior transfer from Washington State (Bangkok, Thailand) and Matilde Margrini (Pesaro, Italy). All nine players competed this fall, which included four tournament appearances throughout California, with many impressive victories.
All home matches are scheduled to have live scoring available at BulldogsLive.com.