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Women's Tennis

URBANA, Ill. -- No. 12 seed Stanford defeated third-seeded Texas A&M to win the NCAA women's tennis championship Tuesday. Stanford won the national title for the 17th time. Stanford (22-4) also earned its seventh title under coach Lele Forood. The Cardinal were the lowest-seeded team to reach the championship match since 2007. Stanford's Nicole Gibbs rallied for a 0-6, 6-2, 6-0 win over Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar to help the Cardinal gain momentum. Gibbs won NCAA singles and doubles titles last season. Kristie Ahn scored a 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 victory over Cristina Stancu to clinch the match.

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2014 NCAA championship information

WHEN: May 13-16

WHERE: Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex (Surprise, Ariz.)

2014 CHAMPION: UCLA | Danielle Collins, Virginia

MOST TITLES: Stanford, 17

HISTORY: Past Division I Champions