UH’s Andre Ilagan headed to the 2022 NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championship

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A University of Hawaii men’s tennis star is hoping to bring home the National title. Andre Ilagan will be heading to the NCAA Men’s Singles Championship in Illinois. “I’m excited to just represent the University of Hawaii and just this state period.” Ilagan told reporters. “I mean knowing that tennis hasn’t been … Read more

Laura Robson: Former junior Wimbledon champion and Olympic silver medal confirms retirement from tennis | Tennis News

Laura Robson, who rose to 27 in the world rankings, and reached the fourth round at Wimbledon and the US Open, has retired from tennis; “It feels weird to say out loud, but I’m done, I’m retired.” Last Updated: 16/05/22 9:58 am Laura Robson has confirmed her retirement from tennis Laura Robson, the former junior … Read more

Swiatek Defends Italian Open Title With 28th Straight Win | Sports News

By ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer ROME (AP) – Iga Swiatek is going into the French Open on quite a run. The top-ranked Swiatek overwhelmed Ons Jabeur 6-2, 6-2 to defend her Italian Open title on Sunday and extend her winning streak to 28 matches. Swiatek was a surprise champion at the French Open in … Read more

Finally healthy, East Valley’s Tiffany Phout has sights set on state tennis return | High School Sports Focus

Chronic pain would rifle up Tiffany Phout’s legs daily, as the three long bones in her right leg – and tibia and fibula in her left – required realignment and the addition of metal plates to alleviate the pain. The only way to do this was to trim her right femur, both tibias and fibulas, … Read more

The Next Great Tennis Teenager Is Here

This sports column is going to spend the next 800 or so words going bonkers about the teenage men’s tennis phenom Carlos Alcaraz, so in the interest of restraint, I want to start with a few, sensible yeah, but caveats. Yeah, but: Alacaraz is young, and tennis has a terrible habit of prematurely elevating young … Read more

Carlos Alcaraz upsets world tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

MADRID – After beating Rafael Nadal on Friday, Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz did it again Saturday with an upset of world No. 1 Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open tennis tournament. After defeating Nadal, his idol, in the quarterfinals, the 19-year-old rallied to beat Djokovic 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (5) in a match that lasted … Read more

Nick Kyrgios: Tennis star opens up on mental health struggles

The enigmatic Australian, whose on-court outbursts often make him a divisive figure among tennis fans, has always been candid about his complicated relationship with the sport. Kyrgios admitted he “hated” his life but says the global lockdown in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic helped him begin to overcome some of those battles after he … Read more