Tennis

PIAA title special for Fox Chapel pair

Fox Chapel senior Laurel Shymansky made her final appearance on a tennis court for the Foxes a memorable one Saturday as she teamed with sophomore ...

Quaker Valley players unable to advance to 2nd day of PIAA tennis

A Quaker Valley trio wrapped up girls tennis season by going up against the state's best. Senior singles player Farrah Bojalad and the doubles team of ...

Injury forces Franklin Regional's Perry to miss PIAA AAA singles tournament

Franklin Regional senior Natalia Perry will not be able play in this weekend's PIAA Class AAA singles tennis tournament in Hershey. Perry suffered a forearm tendon ...

Fox Chapel tandem wins PIAA doubles title

Fox Chapel's tandem of senior Laurel Shymansky and sophomore Amanda Nord defeated North Allegheny junior Tina Li and freshman Ashley Huang, 6-4, 6-2, to claim ...

Shady Side Academy's Dua, Fox Chapel tandem win PIAA tennis titles

They had been down this road before — at least 10 times in their decorated high school careers. As usual, the stakes were high when ...

WPIAL players advance to PIAA semifinals

Defending PIAA Class AAA girls tennis singles champion Ananya Dua is in position to retain her title Saturday. But she will have to defeat a ...

Sewickley, QV tennis teams fall to PIAA champ

A common foe eliminated the Quaker Valley and Sewickley Academy girls tennis teams from the PIAA Class AA championship tournament last week. Mercyhurst Prep, the District ...

North Allegheny girls capture third straight PIAA tennis title

For the third straight season, the North Allegheny girls tennis team left the Hershey Racquet Club carrying a first-place trophy. This title, however, was a ...

Young Greensburg Central Catholic tennis team found success

Even after losing the services of two of the top WPIAL players from a season ago, the Greensburg Central Catholic girls tennis team went to ...

Quaker Valley, Sewickley tennis teams advance to PIAAs

The Quaker Valley and Sewickley Academy girls tennis teams hoped to continue their seasons by winning first-round matches of the PIAA Class AA team championship ...

PIAA tennis roundup: Sewickey Academy advances with 3-2 win over Bedford

It took three and a half hours, but the Sewickley Academy girls tennis team earned a trip to Hershey. The Panthers defeated District 5 champion Bedford, ...

Mt. Pleasant's Kromer is queen of the tennis courts

Mt. Pleasant girls tennis coach Allison Homulka chuckled as she recalled Madison Kromer's second match last year when she was a junior. That match "only" ...

North Allegheny, Beaver capture WPIAL girls tennis titles

North Allegheny wrapped up a third consecutive WPIAL Class AAA girls team tennis title Wednesday at Pine-Richland when No. 2 doubles partners Elena Kolano and ...

Seneca Valley girls tennis shows improvement

Seneca Valley's girls tennis team just missed its goal of qualifying for the WPIAL Class AAA team playoffs. Four teams from each section earned playoff berths, ...

Derry tennis caps season in 1st round

The Derry girls tennis team ended the season on an all-too-familiar sour note. The Trojans lost 4-1 to Greensburg Central Catholic in the first round of ...

Fox Chapel claims doubles championship for 3rd straight season

For the past three seasons, a Fox Chapel tandem has walked off the courts at North Allegheny with a doubles tennis championship. Senior Laurel Shymansky has ...

Switching focus to tennis worthwhile for Jeannette's Poth

Hannah Poth, a junior at Jeannette High School, played tennis and soccer last year, but this year she decided to focus entirely on tennis during ...

Quaker Valley tandem looks forward to state tournament

Quaker Valley's Zoe Bojalad and Emily Kraus hope to go a step farther than Bojalad and her sister did last year and earn a medal ...

Franklin Regional tennis edges Montour in first round

The Franklin Regional varsity girls tennis team punched its ticket to the WPIAL Class AAA team quarterfinals with a 3-2 win over Montour on Monday. The ...

Fox Chapel tandem defends WPIAL doubles title; QV pair wins AA

No matter what North Allegheny doubles tennis partners Tina Li and Ashley Huang tried to do in Wednesday's WPIAL title match, Laurel Shymansky and Amanda ...

Mustangs girls tennis squad caps Section 1 matches with 2-2 stretch

The Plum varsity girls tennis team, with five seniors in the starting lineup, battled through nine section matches with sights set on earning a WPIAL ...

Franklin Regional girls tennis team wraps up outright section title

The Franklin Regional girls tennis team controlled its own destiny for a section championship as it entered the final week of the Section 1-AAA schedule. The ...

Pine-Richland tennis tandem advances to WPIAL tournament

One of Pine-Richland's two chosen tandems for the Section 2-AAA doubles tournament, Alice Qian and Claire Casalnova, entered the 20-team competition last week as the ...

Gateway tennis coach happy with improvement, hopes to see strong finish

Gateway varsity girls tennis team head coach Rochelle Seilhamer said she wants to see her players take advantage of their final set of matches and ...

Newcomers to Penn Hills tennis team strive to get beyond basics

The Penn Hills girls tennis team continues to battle through adversity. It's a challenge to get to practice because the tennis courts are off campus. The ...

Shady Side Academy senior Dua defends WPIAL tennis crown

Shady Side Academy senior Ananya Dua won her second consecutive WPIAL Class AAA singles championship last week with a straight-set win over Anna Li of ...

Jeannette sophomore Stahl a young leader on tennis team

Abigail Stahl, a sophomore at Jeannette High School, got some advice in gym class that led her to a sport she really enjoys. Grace Caravaggio, a ...

Rascati, Greer, Gress lead Thomas Jefferson girls tennis team

The Thomas Jefferson girls' tennis team is having a banner season in 2015. The Lady Jaguars started the week undefeated with a 5-0 section record and ...

Carlynton tennis' Phillips wins 3rd straight section singles title

Each season, Carlynton tennis player Hannah Phillips has taken a step forward. After finishing third in the Section 5-AA tournament as a freshman, Phillips went on ...

Quaker Valley, Sewickley Academy tennis teams off to unbeaten starts in section play

Undefeated in their sections, the Quaker Valley and Sewickley Academy girls tennis teams are off to strong starts. After dropping its first match of the season ...