Indiana University East online students swept the women’s singles and doubles championships at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in late February. Venus Williams won the singles title at the WTA Dubai event. Alla Kudryavtseva and Anastasia Rodionova won the doubles championship. Williams, Kudryavtseva and Rodionova all are enrolled in baccalaureate online degree completion programs at IU East.
Indiana University East will add men’s and women’s tennis for the 2009-10 academic year. Local tennis professional Michael Sherer will be the program’s first head coach. The Red Wolves will now compete in eight intercollegiate sports.