Boys’ tennis continues league winning season

Boys’ tennis continues league winning season

The former CIF-SS D1 Champions have been able to replicate their immense success from last season, going 14-1 in their first 15 matches and continuing the now 198-game Mission League winning streak under head coach Chris Simpson. After the departure of six senior leaders from last season, the squad is youth heavy, featuring five sophomores […]

School names new girls' tennis coach

Harvard-Westlake has announced Kristie Reynolds-Gipe as the new head of the girls’ tennis program. Reynolds-Gipe will replace Chris Simpson, who has been the head of both the boys’ and girls’ tennis programs since 2001. However, Simpson will remain as the boys’ tennis coach. In the past 14 years, Simpson has led the girls’ squad to […]

Chris Simpson resigns as girls' tennis head coach after 14 seasons

Tennis coach Chris Simpson has resigned as girls’ varsity head coach after fourteen seasons with the team, the Athletic Department announced in a press release today. He will continue to be head coach for the boys’ varsity program. “This was a very difficult decision for me to make,” Simpson said. “Coaching girls’ tennis at Harvard-Westlake […]

Girls’ tennis loses first match of season

By David Kolin The girls’ tennis team lost to Palos Verdes last Thursday in its first game of the season, 13-5. “It was our first match of the season, so we were experimenting with positions,” co-captain and singles player Melissa Gertler ’11 said. Kristina Park ’13, who played singles last season, tried out the doubles […]

Boys’ tennis reaches CIF semifinals, defeats rival

By Austin Block Over two months ago, the boys’ tennis team lost a match. As of press time, the team had not lost since, riding a 10-game win streak into the playoffs, capturing the league singles and doubles titles, and cruising to the semifinals of CIF playoffs with 16-2, 10-8 and 10-8 victories. The team […]

Senior led girls tennis sets sights for Beverly, Peninsula

By Ashley Khakshouri After a second round playoff loss to Peninsula, the varsity girls’ tennis team is looking for a long run through the playoffs. Led by Captain Nicole Hung ’10, the team won the Mission League title over rival Chaminade last year. The team kicks off its season on Thursday with a scrimmage opposing […]