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Dow and Midland high tennis teams compete in the Saginaw Valley League Championship

Dow and Midland high tennis teams compete in the Saginaw Valley League Championship

Andrew Mullin, Midland Daily News Sept. 29, 2022 This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of29 Dow High tennis player Bobo Qiu swats at a ball at the Saginaw Valley League Championship Meet on Sept. 29, 2022 at the Greater Midland Tennis Center. Andrew Mullin/Midland Daily NewsShow MoreShow Less 2of29 Dow …

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Serena Williams Once Called This Legendary Athlete ‘The Most Important Pioneer for Tennis’

After a phenomenal career, Serena Williams has officially retired from tennis. People from around the world have shared how she has inspired them, especially women and girls of color. Williams has her own inspirations, and one important one was a woman who blazed the way for Black women in tennis. Who was Althea Gibson? On …

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Ruskell, Mayo tennis team set to learn from loss to Minnetonka – Post Bulletin

ROCHESTER — Jorden Ruskell doesn’t lose much at No. 1 double. And when it comes to her Mayo team, it’s the same thing. Wednesday was different. The Spartans took on the defending state champion and No. 1-ranked Minnetonka. The Skippers and the No. 2-ranked Spartans had squared off earlier this year, Minnetonka a 5-2 winner. …

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Tennis: Alexandria earns 6-1 win in regular season home finale – Alexandria Echo Press

ALEXANDRIA – The Alexandria girls tennis team finished the home portion of its season strong with a 6-1 win over the Fergus Falls Otters on senior night. “Any time you can get a 6-1 win over a conference and section opponent, you’ll take it,” Alexandria head coach Nick Jansen said. “We’ve been struggling to close …

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LTA aims to widen the base of tennis across Britain through targeted actions to support young people from underserved lower socio-economic groups

On National Inclusion Week, we have announced a series of targeted actions to open up tennis to more children and young people from underserved communities the length and breadth of Britain. Evidence still points to stubborn inequalities that exist within the sport, with higher socio-economic groups (ABC1s) recording greater participation levels than lower socio-economic groups. …

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GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji honors inaugural team with Title IX ceremony, 4-3 win – Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI – Some things are simply more significant than sports. Kyle Fodness, a middle school history teacher and the head coach of the Bemidji High School girls tennis team, likes to invoke historical themes on occasion. So when the Lumberjacks had the chance to honor the program’s inaugural team from 1974, he was all in. …

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Iga Swiatek’s US Open victory cements her status as the dominant force in women’s tennis

NEW YORK — After Ons Jabeur’s forehand sailed out of bounds, Iga Swiatek immediately dropped to the ground and covered her eyes with her hands. Polish flags waved and “Iga” chants erupted around Arthur Ashe Stadium. Swiatek had just won the US Open, her third career major title and second of the year, with a …

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