Tennis

  • Heather Watson celebrates defeating Ajla Tomljanovic. Picture  credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Wimbledon: Day 2

    June 25, 2014 at 9:36 am

    Heather Watson continued her great form with an impressive straight set win against Ajla Tomljanovic of Croatia. Tomljanovic had a chance to break Britain’s number 1 early in the first set but Watson was able to hold. Watson battled her way through the remainder of the set and despite hawk-eye […]

     
  • Andy Murray ended 2016 as world number one. credit: Pavel Golovkin/AP/Press Association Images

    Wimbledon: Day 1

    June 24, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Andy Murray began the defence of his Wimbledon title in emphatic style by beating Belgian David Goffin 6-1, 7-5, 6-4. The world number five walked onto Centre Court to a standing ovation, ending 78 long years for a British player to open Wimbledon as defending champion. Murray raced to a […]

     
  • Picture credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

    SportsByte’s Coverage of Wimbledon 2014

    June 23, 2014 at 10:51 am

    Wimbledon 2014 starts today and SportsByte will be providing coverage across the tournament.   There will be daily round-ups of the biggest stories from the previous day at Wimbledon, and there will also be opinion pieces and features across the two weeks. We will also speak to tennis stars across […]

     
  • Sunderland beat Teesside in Varsity tennis

    Sunderland beat Teesside in Varsity tennis

    April 30, 2014 at 5:38 pm

    Sunderland’s tennis team beat Teesside 4-2 to take the point in their Tees-Wear varsity match. It is the second time the Wearsiders have beaten the visitors this season and they never looked like losing, winning nine out of the 12 sets. Sunderland’s Matt Wigham was pleased with the team’s performance […]