Edgewood College women’s tennis opens their 2021 season looking to win the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference once again and get back to the National Tournament.
PARIS (AP) — For the second year in a row, the traditional French Open schedule is being disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. The clay-court Grand Slam tennis tournament said Thursday it will push back the start of this season’s event by one week because of surging virus cases in France. “This postponement will give us […]
Along with baseball and softball, the spring sports season is back in full swing. Along with those sports, tennis is back and the MacArthur Highlander tennis teams are performing well.
MIAMI (AP) — No. 1-ranked Ash Barty won her second successive Miami Open championship Saturday by beating No. 8-seeded Bianca Andreescu, who was injured when she fell and retired trailing in the second set. Andreescu, crying and shaking her head, conceded while behind 6-3, 4-0. She stumbled and went sprawling two games earlier when she […]
MIAMI (AP) — Jannik Sinner’s groundstrokes consistently travel more than 80 mph, impressive even by pro tennis standards, and the 19-year-old Italian has joined some fast company at the Miami Open. On Friday, Sinner became the fourth teenager to reach the Miami men’s final. The others: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andre Agassi. “It’s nice, […]
Maria Potsi is a senior tennis star for the Northern Illinois Huskies. Once the spring season ends, Potsi will become a graduate transfer and head to play for the Illinois State Redbirds.
As the New Mexico men’s tennis team begins its Mountain West Conference title defense, the doubles duo of Sergio Molina and Dominic West finds itself ranked No. 59 in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
MIAMI (AP) — No. 2 Naomi Osaka’s 23-match winning streak ended Wednesday when she lost to Maria Sakkari of Greece in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open, 6-0, 6-4. The defeat was Osaka’s first since February 2020, and it ended any chance of reclaiming the No. 1 ranking this week from Ash Barty, who is […]
MIAMI (AP) — Nelly Korda keeps asking her parents if she can book their flight to watch her and her sister play in the LPGA’s first major of the year this week. She wants them there. She’s equally thrilled that they’re not there yet. And if they don’t get there at all, that might be […]
MIAMI (AP) — Roberto Bautista Agut didn’t take the easiest route to the Miami Open quarterfinals. The No. 7 seed from Spain fought off a match point before ousting former Miami champion and No. 18 seed John Isner of the U.S. 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7) on Tuesday — his second three-set win in as many […]