Crawley retires in NCAA singles semifinals

story links CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The 2021-22 North Carolina women’s tennis season has officially come to an end. Second year student fiona crawley was the last remaining competitor in the NCAA Division I Women’s Singles Tennis Championship, but admirably bowed out in the semifinals after a 6-4, 6-4 loss to Stanford’s Connie Ma on Friday … Read more

Players like Carlos Alcaraz returning drop shots to tennis

Placeholder while article actions load PARIS — There are so many shots in tennis. And just like tie widths and hems, they come in and out of style. But in the higher ranks of the sport, the drop shot is having a moment, thanks in part to its deft deployment by two players who have … Read more

Cameron Norrie eliminated from the French Open in the third round | tennis news

The British number 1 lost 6-2, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 to Karen Khachanov; she aspired to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time; Norrie’s Main Draw Exit Ends British Interest In Roland Garros Singles Draws; Carlos Alcaraz advances to the fourth round Last update: 05/27/22 23:39 Cameron Norrie was the last … Read more

Chinese tennis star Zheng Qinwen emerges during the French Open

PARIS — To make things simple for his Western friends with Mandarin problems, rising Chinese tennis star Zheng Qinwen often goes by the nickname Ana. But if you see teenage Zheng hit a forehand, serve, or just about any shot on a tennis court, her first English nickname seems more appropriate. “In the real beginning … Read more

Is winning the junior tournament the key to future French Open greatness?

The transition from senior junior to professional is fraught with danger. For some, it’s perfect; for others, it’s too much to handle. But for those lucky few who do manage to win the French Open junior title, it seems their progress into the senior ranks is more certain than most. In all, 20 Roland Garros … Read more