University tennis

  • Sunderland’s Venken disappointed with tennis cup defeat

    Sunderland’s Venken disappointed with tennis cup defeat

    October 30, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    Julian Venken, of the University of Sunderland Tennis team, expressed his disappointment, as the 2nds team lost every game they played at Sheffield Hallam, in the Northern Conference Cup. The German said: “Our opponents deserved to win. They were just better than us, overall.” The team consisted of the same players […]

  • Sunderland's Adam Williams in action

    Sunderland Tennis firsts out of Northern Conference cup

    October 29, 2014 at 8:12 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Tennis 1sts were knocked out of the Northern Conference Cup after losing 4-2 to Leeds 5ths in Silksworth. The match came down to the final set of the last doubles match, a first-to-10 tie-break, which was won by the Leeds pair of Alex Cattermole and Josh […]

  • Tennis President Matt Wigham in action last season

    Wigham: Leeds 5ths tie “journey into unknown”

    October 29, 2014 at 9:23 am

    University of Sunderland Tennis president Matthew Wigham says he doesn’t know what to expect from Leeds University’s 5th team in tomorrow’s Northern Conference Cup clash. The Men’s 1st team will face the West Yorkshire side in the first round tomorrow at the Silksworth Tennis Centre (1pm start) and even though […]

  • Sunderland's game at York St John was called off this morning

    Sunderland Tennis 2nds unsure of Sheffield

    October 27, 2014 at 10:54 pm

    University of Sunderland Tennis president, Matthew Wigham says he has “no idea” of the threat posed by Sheffield Hallam, as the team prepare for the trip to South Yorkshire. The side return to action, in the BUCS Northern Conference Cup, after withdrawing from last week’s game at Leeds Beckett due to […]

  • O'Connor and Matsuoka in action during the Sunderland's 6-0 defeat against Hull

    Sunderland tennis firsts whitewashed by Hull seconds

    October 22, 2014 at 9:15 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Tennis first team suffered a 6-0 thrashing against the Hull University seconds in Humberside on Wednesday. Four of the six rubbers, including three of the singles, ended 6-0 6-0 and the Wearsiders won only eight games in total but the team still felt pretty upbeat afterwards. […]

  • 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 […]