Wheaton North wins 3rd straight DuKane title

Winning six of the seven championship matches in Saturday’s DuKane Conference Tournament, Wheaton North clinched the DuKane Conference title for the third time in a row. The Falcons swept the four doubles title matches and earned first-place medals in the No. 1 and No. 3 singles championship contests. Tournament host Wheaton Warrenville South advanced to … Read more

Djokovic responds to Alcaraz loss ahead of French Open

ROME – That loss to Carlos Alcaraz seems to have motivated Novak Djokovic to step up his game. Just in time, too. A week after his defeat to the 19-year-old Alcaraz in Madrid, Djokovic won the Italian Open without dropping a set on Sunday for his first title of the year. Having missed a large … Read more

Deerfield, Barrington among conference tournament winners

Rain showers forced conference tennis tournaments in the area to pause early Saturday morning. But when the clouds cleared, it was clear sailing which produced some terrific play. Here’s a look at what happened at five conference tournaments: Central Suburban League (CSL) North: The 1-2 punch at singles of Evan Glebov (20-3) and freshman Blake … Read more

County Championship: Keaton Jennings shines as Lancashire dominate Yorkshire | Cricket News

Keaton Jennings became only the second Lancashire player to post three Roses hundreds in as many innings; Ben Stokes scored an impressive 82 to continue his strong start to the season; Haseeb Hameed struck his first century of the season to put Nottinghamshire in charge against Middlesex Last Updated: 05/12/22 8:56 pm Keaton Jennings’ partnership … Read more

Analytical Bernhard crafting another strong tennis season for Maroons | Sports

CHAMPAIGN – Two Champaign County freshmen qualified for the 2021 Class 1A boys’ tennis state tournament. One was Centennial’s Max Braun. He won the singles state championship, the first in school history. Champaign Central’s Ezra Bernhard was the other. Although he didn’t bring home a state medal, Bernhard’s play in the 1A doubles draw – … 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

LIV Golf International Series: Lee Westwood feels golf under more scrutiny than other sports over Saudi-backed golf series | Golf News

Westwood: “Formula One raced there. Newcastle United are partly owned by people from Saudi Arabia. There has been boxing there and I think there has been snooker and darts there as well. Golf’s not the first sport to have links with Saudi Arabia” By Ali Stafford Last Updated: 04/05/22 9:01 pm Please use Chrome browser … Read more

Valley News – Local roundup: Hanover boys tennis stays perfect

HUDSON, NH – Still undefeated, the Hanover High boys tennis team went on the road and escaped with a 7-2 win over host Alvirne on Tuesday afternoon. Alvirne earned wins at the top two singles matches behind twin stars Peyton and Ashton Meuse. Peyton beat Hanover’s No. 1, Evan Yang, 8-3, and Ashton earned an … Read more