Tennis

  • Frustration and disappointment for Men's tennis after their forfeit

    More disappointment for struggling Tennis team

    November 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    A week ago Sunderland’s Men’s tennis team thought things couldn’t get any worse after their white wash at the hands of Durham. Today things did get even worse as they had to forfeit their match. The winless Sunderland were due to travel to Yorkshire for the second time this season, where […]

     
  • GB-Pro tennis series underway in Sunderland

    GB-Pro tennis series underway in Sunderland

    November 2, 2011 at 10:19 am

    Play gets underway today in the first round of the Aegon GB-Pro Tennis series at the Sunderland Tennis Centre. The penultimate Pro-series event of the year sees some of the top rising players in the world lock horns and there is plenty of British interest in the $10,000 women’s event. […]

     
  • 4 of Sunderland's tennis team

    Sunderland tennis team outclassed by Durham

    October 26, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Sunderland University’s 1st team were beaten 12 sets to nil in their second league fixture of the season. Despite two new additions to the side that were narrowly beaten by Huddersfield previously, Durham proved too strong for Sunderland and marched on to win convincingly. In the opening doubles, debutant Tom Hughes playing beside Josh Edgcombe, were beaten 1-6 1-6 to […]

     
  • Confident: Matt Millington believes this could be a successful season for the University of Sunderland's men's tennis team

    Millington hopeful of successful tennis season

    October 25, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    Tennis player Matt Millington has told of his confidence that the University of Sunderland’s men’s tennis team are to have a successful season. An inexperienced side lost their opening fixture last week against the University of Huddersfield, but Millington believes it may be a different story when the first team […]

     
  • Work in progress for Men’s Tennis after defeat

    Work in progress for Men’s Tennis after defeat

    October 19, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    Sunderland’s Men’s Tennis team battled in vain despite their away day season opener loss to Huddersfield Men’s 1sts. A lack of experience proved costly as the team had not played together before, with the team only consisting of one senior member and three freshers they fell 2-4 to the more experienced Huddersfield […]

     
  • Women’s Tennis hits new low

    Women’s Tennis hits new low

    October 19, 2011 at 7:29 pm

    With this year’s BUCS leagues about to get underway this week, the University of Sunderland women’s tennis team is currently struggling for players in time for their opening fixture. Next week the women’s team are supposed to be taking on the University of Leeds women’s 3rd team at the Puma Tennis Centre, […]

     
  • Determined: Tennis player James Stevenson wants to banish the memories of his last appearance for Sunderland

    Only way is up for ‘Double Bagel’ Tennis player

    October 18, 2011 at 9:19 am

    A tennis player has spoken of his determination to impress after being thrashed in his only appearance last season. James Stevenson, 21, played for the University of Sunderland’s men’s tennis team against the University of Hull and lost his singles match by a ‘double bagel’ scoreline of 6-0 6-0. The […]