Tennis

  • Tennis President Matt Wigham in action last season

    Wigham optimistic for Hull seconds trip

    October 21, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Sunderland University Tennis President Matthew Wigham says he’s hopeful about the Men’s first team match at Hull University seconds despite missing a few players. The Wearsiders will make three changes from last week’s opening day defeat to Teesside with Julian Venken, Janek Strupp and Sean O’Connor coming in for Konstantinos Alexos, Patrick […]

     
  • Sunderland tennis 2nds draw opening BUCS fixture

    Sunderland tennis 2nds draw opening BUCS fixture

    October 16, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s tennis 2nd team drew their BUCS Northern 5B league opener 3-3 at home to Bradford. Sunderland were cruising in the singles competition, only losing one match out of four but Bradford won both doubles rubbers to draw the match. First, Sunderland’s Julian Venken saw off  his […]

     
  • Horne and Grant (foreground) in action against Teesside

    Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts fall to Teesside in season opener

    October 15, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s tennis first team started the BUCS season with a 5-1 defeat at home to Teesside firsts at the Silksworth Tennis Centre Teesside wrapped up the win after whitewashing Sunderland in the four singles matches but the hosts did at least get a consolation in the doubles […]

     
  • Sunderland suffered a heavy loss to Northumbria in their first BUCS match of the season but will be hoping for better against Leeds this week

    Sunderland tennis 2nds hopeful of winning start to season

    October 14, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    The University of Sunderland Tennis club president, Matthew Wigham, says he is “looking forward” to the Mens 2nd team’s opening matches of the season on Wednesday. The team play host to Bradford’s 2nd team at Silksworth Tennis Centre in the BUCS Northern 5B league. Wigham, who is currently out injured, […]

     
  • Wigham confident team will beat Teesside in his absence

    Wigham confident team will beat Teesside in his absence

    October 14, 2014 at 10:55 am

    University of Sunderland tennis president Matthew Wigham believes the Men’s 1st team will start their season with a win despite him being injured. The Wearsiders get their 2014/15 BUCS Northern Division 4B campaign underway tomorrow against Teesside University 1st team at the Puma Tennis Centre in Silksworth (1pm start), but […]

     
  • Konstantinos (background) won his singles game comprehensively

    Williams pleased to secure Tennis win over York

    October 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Adam Williams said it felt good to win the decisive rubber for the University of Sunderland against York St John in the Clash of the Minsters. The Sunderland men’s tennis team beat York St John 4-2 to secure a point for the Wearsiders, which was ultimately in vain but Williams […]

     
  • Tennis President Matt Wigham in action last season

    Sunderland tennis president believes in team ahead of ministers clash

    October 8, 2014 at 12:11 am

    University of Sunderland tennis president Matthew Wigham is confident the men’s team will perform in his absence at the Clash of the Minsters. Wigham will not be able to travel down to York St John University with the team due to course commitments but is happy with the quartet who […]

     
  • Tennis President Matt Wigham in action last season

    Sunderland tennis president confident of successful season

    October 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    University of Sunderland tennis president Matthew Wigham says he expects another good season despite not knowing how strong the team will be. Wigham, who plays for the Men’s 1st team, said he wanted to wait until after tonight’s open trials to see how good the new players were. “We’ve still […]

     
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    Wimbledon: Day 13

    July 7, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Novak Djokovic ended his run of Grand Slam final defeats by beating Roger Federer in a thrilling five-set match to claim his second Wimbledon title. Djokovic had lost five of his previous six Grand Slam finals but he produced some scintillating tennis to defeat the seven-time champion. The match was absorbing from […]

     
  • Wimbledon: Day 12

    Wimbledon: Day 12

    July 6, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Petra Kvitova produced a stunning performance to thrash Eugenie Bouchard and win her second Wimbledon title. Bouchard was the first Canadian to ever qualify for a Grand Slam singles final but she was rarely able to match her Czech opponent’s quality. Kvitova played with controlled aggression which lead to her […]