Complications Arise After Injury Suffered in Egypt

Former USD women’s tennis player and current USD graduate assistant instructor Habiba Aly,  practiced with the Egyptian National team over winter break. Aly is originally from Cairo, Egypt. Aly was practicing for the Billie Jean King Cup, formerly known as the Fed Cup, which is the world’s largest annual women’s international team sports competition. Aly […]

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Coyotes sweep weekend in Illinois

The USD tennis team picked up a pair of wins over the weekend at Northern Illinois Friday in DeKalb, Illinois and Western Illinois Saturday in Macomb, Illinois.  The Coyotes and Huskies split the singles matches Friday.  Northern Illinois sophomore Diana Lukyanova won the first flight singles over fifth year Habiba Aly winning 2-0.  Sophomore Anastasia […]

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Tennis wins two matches on West Coast swing

USD’s tennis program went to the west coast for a trio of matches over the weekend, picking up a pair of wins to add to their record.  The weekend started at Eastern Washington, where the Coyotes grabbed a 5-2 win. USD suffered a 5-2 setback against Gonzaga Saturday and defeated Montana State Sunday 4-1. A […]

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Habiba Aly: From Cairo to Summit League Player to Watch

Graduate student and fifth-year collegiate tennis player, Habiba Aly, has been named a Summit League Player to Watch for the spring 2022 season. Aly, who is from Cairo, Egypt, was awarded this honor just ahead of the spring season Jan. 11.  After receiving this honor, Aly said she was proud to be recognized as a […]

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Uniting international student-athletes on new show ‘Drop a Pin’

Coming to South Dakota from Cairo, Egypt, senior tennis player Habiba Aly connected with other international athletes during her four years as a Coyote.  To learn more about the changes and challenges USD international athletes faced, Aly started a show on, called “Drop a Pin,” to showcase the different life experiences international athletes have […]

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Women’s tennis seniors prepare for spring play

Classmates Jana Lazarevic and Habiba Aly are spearheading the women’s tennis team as the seniors. The pair of Academic All-Summit League players have had to adapt to an unusual fall season due to the pandemic.  In March the Summit League season quickly came to a close prior to a matchup against Santa Clarita in California. […]

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