Freshman Nicolas Alvarez won the first set Thursday but could not hold on against Columbia's Winston Lin.

Alvarez falls in singles tournament, then bounced from doubles with Hemmeler

Freshman Nicolas Alvarez won the first set against Columbia's Winston Lin but could not hold on, followed by a straight-set loss in first-round doubles play.

Senior Ester Goldfeld's Duke career came to a close Wednesday against Alabama's Erin Routliffe.

Ester Goldfeld falls in first round of NCAA singles tournament

The senior's career—which includes 104 singles victories and four All-ACC selections—came to an end Wednesday in Waco, Texas.

Freshman Nicolas Alvarez will play in both the NCAA singles and doubles tournaments Thursday after Wednesday's first-round singles victory.

Alvarez advances to second round of NCAA singles tournament

Freshman Nicolas Alvarez was the lone Blue Devil to advance and will face Columbia's Winston Lin Thursday before playing in the doubles tournament.

Senior Raphael Hemmeler will compete in both the NCAA singles and doubles tournaments this week in Waco, Texas.

Quartet of Blue Devils begin NCAA singles play Wednesday

Seniors Ester Goldfeld, Jason Tahir and Raphael Hemmeler will look to continue their careers past Wednesday's first-round action in Waco, Texas.

Bruno Semenzato found his footing in the second set of his singles match, but it was not enough to mount a comeback against the defending national champion Trojans.

Southern California sweeps Duke's men's tennis in NCAA tournament Round of 16

The defending champion Trojans grabbed an early lead in doubles and never looked back, knocking the Blue Devils out of the tournament in Waco, Texas.

Senior Raphael Hemmeler has been one of Duke's most consistent players and will look to continue his success Thursday.

Duke men's tennis to face defending champion Trojans in Round of 16

The Blue Devils will take on Southern California Thursday evening in Waco, Texas, with a spot in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals up for grabs.

Rachel Kahan grabbed early leads in both sets of her singles match but could not hold on against Georgia Sunday.

Duke women's tennis falls at Georgia in NCAA tournament

The Bulldogs swept the Blue Devils on their home court, sending the Blue Devils home before the third round of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2007.

Junior Beatrice Capra earned the match-clinching singles victory for the Blue Devils Saturday.

Duke women's tennis dispatches Purdue, faces Georgia Sunday

The Blue Devils recovered from an early slip-up with the doubles point, reeling off four straight singles wins to win their first round match against Purdue.

T.J. Pura closed out the match for the Blue Devils, sending Duke to the Round of 16 in Waco, Texas, May 14.

Duke men's tennis advances past Stanford into Round of 16

For the fifth time in six years of hosting the NCAA tournament, the Blue Devils are moving on from Durham to the quarterfinals in Waco, Texas.

Ester Goldfeld and the Blue Devils will look to avoid the sluggish start that plagued them in their ACC tournament loss to Georgia Tech Saturday against Purdue.

Duke women's tennis set to face Purdue in first round of NCAA tournament

The Blue Devils will take on the Boilermakers in an early-morning tilt Saturday in Athens, Ga.

Freshman Nicolas Alvarez returned from injury as the Blue Devils cruised past South Carolina State Friday afternoon.

Alvarez returns as Duke men's tennis rolls in NCAA tournament opener

Buoyed by home-court advantage and the return of their freshman star, the Blue Devils cruised in their NCAA tournament opener.

Ester Goldfeld and the Blue Devils will travel to Athens, Ga., for the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament.

Duke women's tennis to begin NCAA tournament on the road against Purdue

The Blue Devils will meet the Boilermakers in their first-round matchup May 9 in Athens, Ga., looking to kickstart a deep postseason run away from home.

Freshman Nicolas Alvarez has missed Duke's last three matches with a muscle injury but could be back for the NCAA tournament opener May 8.

Duke men's tennis to host NCAA regional for sixth straight year

Duke was selected as a host for the sixth straight season when the NCAA tournament bracket was unveiled Tuesday evening.

Freshman Samantha Harris outlasted her Georgia Tech opponent for a three-set singles win, but the Blue Devils fell to the Yellow Jackets 4-3.

Duke women's tennis upset by Georgia Tech in ACC tournament quarterfinals

After receiving a double-bye into the quarterfinals, the Blue Devils dropped their first contest in the ACC tournament quarterfinals to Georgia Tech Friday.

Senior Raphael Hemmeler notched an upset win in singles, but it was not enough for Duke to move on to the ACC tournament semifinals.

Duke men's tennis eliminated from ACC tournament after loss to North Carolina

Playing without freshman Nicolas Alvarez, the Blue Devils were upended by the Tar Heels in the ACC quarterfinals Friday.

Bruno Semenzato and the fifth-seeded Blue Devils rolled into the ACC quarterfinals with a 4-0 sweep of 12th-seeded Miami Thursday.

Short-handed Duke men's tennis sweeps Miami in ACC tournament first round

Despite playing without freshman phenom Nicolas Alvarez, Duke swept Miami 4-0 to earn a place in the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament.

Duke men's tennis to open ACC tournament against Miami

The road to an ACC championship begins Thursday. Luckily for the Blue Devils, they do not have to travel very far.

Senior Annie Mulholland and Duke will start play in the ACC tournament Friday.

Duke women's tennis gets two-round bye for ACC tournament, to play Friday

The Blue Devils enter the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament with a chance for redemption after a two-round bye.

Ester Goldfeld and the Blue Devils will get a double-bye into the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament after two wins this weekend.

Duke women's tennis earns double-bye in ACC tournament after weekend sweep

The Blue Devils capped a three-match, five-day stretch with a pair of victories against Wake Forest and Notre Dame to round out the regular season.

Jason Tahir picked up a pair of singles wins this weekend as Duke split its weekend matches against Louisville and Georgia  Tech.

Duke men's tennis upset by Georgia Tech, gets No. 5 seed in ACC tournament

Needing to win its last two games of the regular season to secure the No. 3 seed and a first-round bye in this week’s ACC tournament, Duke fell just short.

Freshman Nicolas Alvarez will take on Louisville's Sebastian Stiefelmeyer in the most anticipated singles contest of Friday's match.

Duke men's tennis hits the road for final regular season contests

The Blue Devils will round out the regular season with two road matches against conference foes.

Duke women's tennis falls short against North Carolina

Despite jumping out of the gates with a head of steam, the Blue Devils could not hold on against one of the best teams in the country.

Ester Goldfeld leads the Blue Devils into a crucial match against undefeated North Carolina as they look to climb up the ACC standings with just three matches left in the regular season.

Duke women's tennis takes on top-ranked North Carolina

The Blue Devils will face their toughest match to date against a powerful North Carolina squad that will test their mettle heading into the ACC tournament.

Senior Ester Goldfeld—ranked No. 41 in the nation—fought back to win 6-4, 6-2 in singles play against Clemson Friday.

Duke women's tennis defeats Clemson in key ACC match

After suffering back-to-back defeats to Georgia Tech and Miami, snapping an eight-match winning streak, Duke rebounded with consecutive victories.

Senior Raphael Hemmeler won his final match in Ambler Tennis Stadium by a score of 5-7, 6-2, 6-3

Duke men's tennis sends seniors out on top against Seminoles

At the completion Sunday's match, the four Blue Devil seniors were gathered at center court, smiling for the camera in celebration of four senior victories and an undefeated season at home.