Tag: tennis

Just like many tennis fans, Coco Gauff’s father expects a lot from his precocious, 15-year-old daughter. Makes sense, given the way she swings a racket on a tennis court and handles herself away from one.…

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams will play in the Wimbledon final for the 11th time and will be looking for her eighth title at the All England Club. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion…

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic is again under scrutiny in his native Serbia — this time because of inviting Goran Ivanisevic to join his coaching team at Wimbledon. Serbia’s state-controlled tabloids called it a…

PARIS (AP) — In the latest surprise at a French Open filled with them, defending champion Simona Halep was knocked out in the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova today.…

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer, 37, joked to a stadium filled with screaming kids that he’s “so super old.” Stan Wawrinka, 34, pulled a crying boy out of a crush of autograph-seekers in the stands.…

Iola High School head girls tennis coach Jenn Bycroft is hosting her annual tennis camp this week at the Iola High School tennis courts.

ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal put away Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-0 at the Italian Open on Friday, and ought to be a little nervous. He’s conceded only six games in six sets at the Foro…

PRATT ? The Iola High School Class of 2019 crossed the stage and got their diplomas Saturday afternoon and while the vast majority got to throw up their caps in celebration once it was all…

For the first time since 2017, a representative from the Iola Mustang tennis team is headed to the state tournament.  Doubles partners Bret Plumlee, senior, and Elijah Fawson, junior, punched their tickets to the 4A…

Iola tennis hosted a dual with Columbus on Thursday and the Mustangs came out looking strong.  Iola won all but one match, with most by a substantial margin.  Jon Miller earned his first win of…