Tennis

  • Paddy Horne (left) and Phil Rudd (right) in action against York last season.

    Sunderland Men’s tennis: Mid-season review

    December 13, 2017 at 10:05 am

    The 2017/18 BUCS tennis season has reached its mid-season winter break and it has been a struggle so far for Sunderland Men’s tennis 1st’s. The side currently sit bottom of the six-team Northern 4B league on minus-two points after five matches and are yet to register a win. With no […]

     
  • Sheffield Hallam given walkover win against Sunderland Tennis

    Sheffield Hallam given walkover win against Sunderland Tennis

    December 11, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Sunderland Men’s Tennis 1st’s were forced to hand Sheffield Hallam 2nd’s a walkover win as they were unable to field a team for Wednesday’s match. It is the second time this season that Sunderland have conceded a match, after they had to withdraw from the Northern Conference Cup tie against […]

     
  • Axelos (right) on the outdoor Sliksworth courts (Credit: James Goodenough)

    Sunderland Men’s tennis looking to end year on a high against Sheffield Hallam

    December 6, 2017 at 9:13 am

      University of Sunderland Men’s Tennis 1st’s will look to end 2017 strongly when they host Sheffield Hallam University 2nd’s today. It is the final scheduled match of the year for both sides before a break until January 31. Sunderland are looking for their first win of the season in […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s tennis match at Teesside postponed

    Sunderland Men’s tennis match at Teesside postponed

    December 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm

        Sunderland Men’s Tennis 1st’s match against Teesside 1st’s on Wednesday was postponed due to bad weather. BUCS are yet to announce a new date but the sides are now unlikely to meet until the turn of the year. The match was set to see the BUCS Northern 4B […]

     
  • Sunderland tennis president confident of beating Teesside

    Sunderland tennis president confident of beating Teesside

    November 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland men’s tennis president Paddy Horne believes the 1st team can claim their first win of the season when they travel to Teesside on November 29. Teesside 1sts are also yet to win this season and the fixture will see the BUCS Northern 4B tennis league’s bottom two sides face […]

     
  • Sunderland men’s tennis lose at home to Leeds Beckett

    Sunderland men’s tennis lose at home to Leeds Beckett

    November 16, 2017 at 6:38 pm

      University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts lost 6-0 to the Leeds Beckett University 6th team on Wednesday afternoon. Leeds won three singles matches and a doubles tie to complete a comfortable win on the outdoor artificial grass courts of Silksworth Tennis Centre. Sunderland were missing three regular players and were […]

     
  • Lumsden beats Christie to win Pro-Series singles title in Sunderland

    Lumsden beats Christie to win Pro-Series singles title in Sunderland

    November 5, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Teenager Maia Lumsden claimed her second title of the week on Saturday after winning the Aegon GB Pro-Series singles tournament in Sunderland. Lumsden, who won the doubles event with Eleni Kordolaimi on Friday, beating fellow Brit Freya Christie 6-4, 6-0 in one hour and 19 minutes at the Sunderland Tennis […]

     
  • Kordolaimi and Lumsden take GB Pro-Series doubles title in Sunderland

    Kordolaimi and Lumsden take GB Pro-Series doubles title in Sunderland

    November 4, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    Eleni Kordolaimi and Maia Lumsden won a dramatic doubles final at the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland after defeating Alicia Barnett and Sarah Grey in three sets. Kordolaimi and Lumsden recovered from a set down before edging a third set match tie-break to record a 2-6 6-2 [11-9] victory at the […]

     
  • Lumsden to meet Christie in final of Aegon GB-Pro Series Sunderland

    Lumsden to meet Christie in final of Aegon GB-Pro Series Sunderland

    November 4, 2017 at 10:07 am

    Maia Lumsden will meet Freya Christie in Saturday’s final at the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland after both progressed in straight sets. Lumsden, the seventh seed, came through a second set tie-break and saved a set point to defeat 18-year-old Jodie Burrage 6-3 7-6(4) and reach her second ITF singles final […]

     
  • Christie battles back to reach semi-finals in Sunderland

    Christie battles back to reach semi-finals in Sunderland

    November 3, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    Great Britain’s Freya Christie came from a set down to beat Italy’s Anna-Giulia Remondina and reach the semi-finals of the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland. Christie,19, is playing in just her second tournament following a serious wrist injury and was made to work for a 4-6 6-2 6-2 victory against a […]