Tag: tennis

HS Tennis: Iola Iola tennis wrapped up their regular season Tuesday night in Pittsburg. Despite the fact that their final set of matches versus Chanute were canceled due to rain, the Fillies finished third overall.…

The junior varsity tennis team ended its season on Monday in Chanute. The team, made up mostly of first-year tennis players, has had its growing pains this season and Monday night wasn’t any different as…

The Iola High School girls tennis raised more than $1,500 last year to benefit hurricane victims in Texas, courtesy of their serving skills. The beneficiaries this year will be much closer to home. On Wednesday,…

Iola junior varsity tennis competed at Parsons on Saturday in their second-to-last meet of the season. On the whole, the Fillies struggled except for freshman number two singles player Miah Shelby who ended up fourth…

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final has spoken publicly for the first time since the match, saying he is “fine.” Ramos, who is from Portugal,…

After Saturday’s women’s tennis match at the U.S. Open I’m beginning to question my qualifications as a feminist. In my mind, the umpire rightly penalized Serena Williams when he spotted her coach signaling her instructions…

High School Tennis: Iola Fillies INDEPENDENCE — Iola High’s tennis team continued its steady improvement this season on Thursday when the Fillies landed a top-three finish in Independence. The Fillies went 8-8 on the day…

PARSONS — The Iola High junior varsity Fillies tennis team competed in its second meet of the season Tuesday at Parsons. Freshman Miah Shelby put up a strong showing, finishing third in number one singles…

NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal began his U.S. Open quarterfinal as poorly as possible, shut out in a set by a 6-0 score for only the fourth time in 282 career Grand Slam matches.…

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer served poorly. He volleyed poorly. Closed out sets poorly, too. And now he’s gone, beaten at the U.S. Open by an opponent ranked outside the top 50 for the…