University tennis

  • Sunderland captain Phil rudd was unable to lead his side to cup success at Chester. Credit: Jamie Goodenough

    Sunderland tennis 1sts knocked out of the cup by Chester

    November 10, 2016 at 11:47 am

    Sunderland’s University tennis team suffered a narrow defeat as they were knocked out of the Northern Conference Cup by Chester men’s 2nds. It was always going to be tough for a travelling Sunderland side, who were forced to make the long trip with only three players due to several members […]

  • Maxime Noyer (left) and Phil Rudd (right)

    Rudd looking forward to tennis cup match against Chester

    November 9, 2016 at 10:28 am

    University of Sunderland tennis captain Phil Rudd is looking forward to this week’s cup match away to Chester 2nds. Sunderland reached the second round of the Northern Conference Cup after a victory over Hull men’s 2nds a fortnight ago and Rudd is hopeful of progressing further in the competition. “A […]

  • Maxime Noyer (left) and Phil Rudd (right)

    Sunderland tennis firsts look to build on cup victory

    November 2, 2016 at 10:19 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts will hope to build on last week’s cup victory when they host Durham men’s 5ths at Silksworth.  The Wearsiders are still searching for their first league win of the campaign, after a defeat and a draw against Hull 1sts and York 2nds respectively. […]

  • Konstantinos (background) won his singles game comprehensively

    Sunderland tennis 1sts draw away at York 2nds

    October 20, 2016 at 10:57 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts record their first point of the season after a draw away at York. After a narrow defeat against Hull 1sts in last week’s opener, this was another match which Sunderland would have expected to win after they beat York twice in the league […]

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

    Sunderland tennis team to face York in second match of the season

    October 19, 2016 at 8:54 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1st team will attempt to record their first win of the season when they travel to York on Wednesday afternoon. Sunderland suffered a narrow 4-2 defeat in last week’s opener at home to Hull 1sts, after Phil Rudd and Paddy Horne lost a decisive doubles […]

  • Rudd hopeful of promotion ahead of Hull opener

    Rudd hopeful of promotion ahead of Hull opener

    October 12, 2016 at 9:33 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts captain Phil Rudd is hopeful of promotion this season as they prepare to begin their BUCS campaign. After finishing third in the North 4B league last year, Sunderland will begin the season with a home tie against Hull 1sts at the Puma Tennis […]

  • Men's tennis were one of the success stories of Sunderland's Clash of the Minsters last week.

    Sunderland men’s tennis defeat York St John at COTM

    October 6, 2016 at 12:19 pm

    Sunderland claimed three of four wins in the singles followed by victories in both doubles matches against York St John to seal the points at Clash of the Minsters on Wednesday. Andrew Waddell kicked Sunderland off with a battling win, eventually coming through 10-7 in a tiebreak, while Paddy Horne defeated […]

  • Maxime Noyer (left) and Phil Rudd (right)

    Nicholson looking to promotion next year after Varsity triumph

    May 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    Joseph Nicholson, of The University of Sunderland men’s tennis side, is hoping the 1sts can clinch promotion next year after a strong season. The tennis side also ran riot against Teesside during the end of season Varsity win, winning by a perfect score of 6-0. Nicholson, who made his Varsity […]

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

    Rudd targets promotion after strong season for men’s Tennis 1sts

    May 5, 2016 at 11:00 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Tennis captain Phil Rudd is looking to the future after a successful season that saw the men’s 1sts only just miss out on promotion from the fourth tier. A draw with Durham University 5ths in Sunderland’s penultimate game of the season made it mathematically impossible for […]

  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Sunderland crowned Tees-Wear Varsity champions

    April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland have won the 2016 Tees-Wear Varsity in one of the closest contested competitions in recent history, as they beat Teesside University 13-12. With over 12 hours of sport taking place across Sunderland and 25 fixtures taking place, Sunderland edged out their Teesside rivals by the narrowest […]