Efforts of Izmir University of Economics Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams are crowned with success. While the Men’s Team maintained their third place in the first league, Women’s team beat all their opponents and left with a victory for the Super League.
IUE Men’s Tennis Team of entirely amateur athletes came in third place among 24 teams in the First League. IUE Tennis Teams Coach and National Athlete Servet Selçuk Türk stated that the members of the team, IUE students Atakan Özuysal, Ata Murat Erinmezler, Öztürk İbrahim Külür, Yaşar Opsar, Yiğit Aybey, Sercan Kösecioğulları, and Baran Kozakçı would continue practicing for the upcoming season. The Coach said, “Our Men’s Team worked very hard and succeeded in staying in the 1st League.” Women’s Tennis Team, consisting of IUE students Simay Pınar, Smyrna Ergönül, Fulya Arslan, Meral Su Kalkancı, Gizem Yaşar, and Eda Kaya, completed the 1st League undefeated, where 16 teams competed against each other. The champions, who made it to the Super League, returned from Antalya with a trophy. Coach Türk said, “We will work hard to maintain our place in the Super League. We will have tougher opponents therefore we will continue practicing with new students also.”