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State 5A Girls Tennis tournament

Highlights from the rain-shortened first day of the 5A State Girls Tennis Tournament in Denver Thursday, May 9, 2013.

Members of the Rock Canyon High School tennis team hide from the rain during a rain delay Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Rock Canyon High School tennis team hide from the rain during a rain delay Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn serves to Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn serves to Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn takes a drink between games against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn takes a drink between games against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn serves to Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn serves to Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Mountain Range's Katie Kirby serves to Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Mountain Range's Katie Kirby serves to Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pine Creek's Nicole Kalhorn returns a volley against Mountain Range's Katie Kirby during their No. 1 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Kalhorn won 6-1, 6-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons serves to Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons serves to Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons returns a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Doherty's Kylie Simons tosses her racket into the air after missing a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Doherty's Kylie Simons tosses her racket into the air after missing a volley against Fossil Ridge's Kaitlyn Motley during their No. 2 singles match Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A spectator talks on his cellphone while waiting out a rain delay Thursday, May 9, 2013, during the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A spectator talks on his cellphone while waiting out a rain delay Thursday, May 9, 2013, during the first day of the Colorado State 5A Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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