Category Archives: Tennis

Serena sixth-best black athlete ever

The Undefeated and SurveyMonkey recently took on the daunting task of ranking the 50 greatest black athletes of all time. Stat-tastic site FiveThirtyEight posted thoughts about the findings, and a…

Shapovalov reach semifinals

He broke service for a 2-1 lead in the third set Friday only to hand it back in the next game, but a roar went up when Mannarino wasted a…

Lewis defends $500k tennis funding boost

Jade Lewis’ father David has defended the rising tennis star’s funding from the Seed Foundation, saying there was no chance of the young Kiwi making it as a professional without…

Siniakova defeats Caroline Wozniacki

The 56th-ranked Siniakova, who had injury problems of her own, took advantage of Wozniacki’s inconsistent serving to win 6-3, 6-4 for her second career title. Both players took medical timeouts…

Veteran tennis coach Dominic Giacomini

He was the women’s tennis coach at the University of Illinois Springfield from 1991 to 2007. He says the academy will continue and Rochester High School Sonthana Thongsithavong and UIS…

Empire rally past Freedoms again

Playing for the second time in two nights, the New York Empire managed to edge out a win against the Philadelphia Freedoms despite losing more sets than they won on…