• Tennis captain Phil Rudd.

    Captain Rudd confident of promotion next season

    November 24, 2016 at 4:19 pm

    University of Sunderland tennis captain Phil Rudd is confident they can push on for promotion next season. Andrew Waddell has been one of Sunderland’s best players this season, but is leaving after Christmas. “Losing Andrew is a very big loss, he has been an important player for us this season […]

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

    Sunderland tennis men take draw despite dominance over Bradford

    November 18, 2016 at 8:51 am

    University of Sunderland’s tennis 1sts drew 3-3 at home to Bradford on Wednesday despite having to concede two matches. While facing an uphill task from the start due to the absence of captain Phil Rudd, which resulted in the two forfeits, the home side played well throughout and managed to […]

  • 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 […]

  • York St John claimed the Clash of Minsters trophy on Wednesday.

    York beat Sunderland to win Clash of the Minsters trophy

    October 6, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland were out-done in the annual Clash of the Minsters event on Wednesday with York St John running out 42-18 victors. A total of 30 matches were played at a number of locations across Sunderland, with both universities competing for points and the chance to lift the Clash of the […]

  • 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 […]