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Video: Go serve or go home – Jasmine Durrant’s tennis practice

Neveah Jones, Photographer November 5, 2020

Coppell tennis player junior Jasmine Durant serves at practice on Thursday at the CHS Tennis Center. Durrant has been playing tennis since seventh grade and was previously on JV1 but now has moved to varsity. 

Four-year letterman values relationships with relentless play on court

Coppell senior co-captain Rishita Uppuluri hits a backhand during her doubles match against Marcus on Sept. 18, 2018 as a sophomore. Uppuluri values the relationships she has created during her four years on varsity tennis more than winning or losing. (Sidekick file photo)
Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer November 5, 2020

As she stepped on to the tennis court, she was unsure of what the future held. Astonishment, shock and happiness rushed inside of her when Rishita Uppuluri found out she made the Coppell varsity tennis...

Tennis triumphs in bi-district match against Prosper

Coppell senior co-captain Rishita Uppuluri approaches a forehand against Prosper on Monday night at T Bar M Racquet Club in Dallas. Coppell won 10-2, clenching the Class 6A Region I bi-district title and advancing to area later this week.
Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 28, 2020

On Monday, Coppell tennis defeated Prosper in the first round of the Class 6A Region I playoffs with a score of 10-2. The win means Coppell advances in the playoffs. The match was originally scheduled...

Tennis to face off against Prosper in bi-district playoffs

Coppell senior Kunal Seetha hits a forehand against Plano West on Sept. 25 at the CHS Tennis Center. Coppell will be playing Prosper in Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs today.
Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 26, 2020

Coppell tennis will be playing the first bi-district match against Prosper at the T Bar M Racquet Club at 8 p.m. today.  By defeating Flower Mound last Tuesday, Coppell finished second in District...

Tennis defeats Lewisville again with complete victory

Coppell sophomore Lindsay Patton hits an overhead during her mixed doubles match with Coppell sophomore Arjun Arunachalam against Lewisville Tuesday at the CHS Tennis Center. Patton and Arunachalam won their match, 6-2 and 6-4, and Coppell won overall, 19-0.
Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor October 8, 2020

Tuesday’s tennis match against Lewisville at the CHS Tennis Center ended in a 19-0 victory for Coppell.  “It was phenomenal,” Coppell junior Jasmine Durrant said. “We fought hard, we made sure...

Tennis seeking another win against Lewisville

Coppell junior Atharva Nijasure takes an overhead against Marcus last Tuesday at the CHS Tennis Center. Coppell takes on Lewisville at 4 p.m. tomorrow at the CHS Tennis Center.
Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor October 5, 2020

Coppell tennis hosts Lewisville at the CHS Tennis Center at 4 p.m. tomorrow.  Following a win against Hebron on Friday and a win against Marcus last Tuesday, tomorrow’s match leaves just two more...

Marcus no match for tennis team

Coppell junior Atharva Nijasure makes an overhead shot during the team’s match against Marcus at the CHS Tennis Center yesterday. Coppell won the match, 15-4.
Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor September 30, 2020

Following a loss to Plano West on Friday, Coppell tennis players picked themselves up with a 15-4 win against Marcus yesterday at the CHS Tennis Center. “Our team did really well,” Coppell sophomore...

Tennis returns to courts in district action

Coppell junior Cason Cole backhands during his doubles match at the CHS Tennis Center on Friday. The Coppell tennis team hosts Marcus today at 4 p.m. at the CHS Tennis Center.
Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor September 29, 2020

Today at 4 p.m., Coppell tennis plays Marcus at the CHS Tennis Center.  Following a loss against Plano West on Friday and wins against Tyler Legacy on Saturday and Plano Senior on Tuesday, the Coppell...

Tennis stands together after defeat against Plano West

Coppell senior Jackie Gamborino backhand volleys against Plano West on Friday at the CHS Tennis Center. Coppell lost to Plano West, 13-6.
Sreeja Mudumby, Communications Manager September 26, 2020

Yesterday’s match against Plano West at the CHS Tennis Center ended in a 13-6 loss for Coppell. “It was a tough match,” Coppell junior Jasmin Durant said. “We still fought, and we still did...

Fire and water on the court

Coppell senior doubles partners Kunal Seetha and Austin Gregory celebrate with a racquet tap during practice on Friday at the CHS Tennis Center. Seetha and Gregory have just begun their last fall season as tennis partners.
Sarah Habib, Staff Writer September 21, 2020

For Coppell seniors Kunal Seetha and Austin Gregory, afternoons spent in the CHS Tennis Center were typical.  The sound of shuffling shoes across the court, the hard serve of a tennis ball as it cuts...

Coach’s Box: Landa supporting players through self-isolation

Coppell assistant Natalie Landa coaches junior Rishita Uppuluri and senior Rifhat Sindhi, following up the match against Longview at the CHS Tennis Center on Sept. 28. Landa is using her tennis coaching experiences to work virtually with the Coppell tennis team.
Trisha Atluri, Staff Writer/Photographer April 16, 2020

Natalie Landa is the assistant coach for the Coppell tennis team and teaches world geography at CHS9. Since all school tennis courts and schools are closed due to COVID-19, Landa is working with Coppell...

The Sportlight: Beach hoping to go from competitive courts to white coats

The Sportlight: Beach hoping to go from competitive courts to white coats
Alishba Javaid, Staff writer April 7, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell freshman JV1 tennis player Isabelle Beach was selected. Follow Alishba Javaid (@alishbaj24) and...

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