Emory men’s and women’s tennis teams earn national championships

Emory went 2-for-2 in titles Wednesday.

The women’s and men’s tennis teams both won NCAA Division III national championships in Chattanooga.

The women recorded a 5-0 win over Wesleyan University for the program’s eighth national title and first since 2016.

The men captured the program’s sixth national title, defeating Case Western Reserve.

The Eagles won their fifth straight match and closed out their season at 10-3 following a 5-2 victory over the Spartans. Winning matches for Emory were: Andrew Esses at No. 3 singles, Will Wanner at No. 4 singles, Nolan Shah at No. 6 singles, the No. 1 doubles team of Hayden Cassone and Antonio Mora and the No. 2 tandem of Esses and Wanner.

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Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico and Jessica Fatemi won singles matches in straight sets for the Emory women Wednesday.

Kaite Chang and Gonzalez-Rico, Ana Cristina Perez and Lauren Yoon and Christina Watson and Stephanie Taylor won doubles matches.

Emory concludes the season at 10-3. Defending national champion Wesleyan suffered its first loss and fell to 10-1.