Tennis

 
Roger Federer wins his eighth Wimbledon title.

Federer crushes suffering Cilic for record eighth Wimbledon title

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on July 16, 2017, at 11:07 a.m.
Roger Federer thrashed suffering Croat Marin Cilic to become the first man to win eight Wimbledon singles crowns on Sunday, five years after landing his seventh.
Spain’s Garbine Muguruza poses with the Wimbledon trophy as she celebrates winning the final against Venus Williams.

Garbine Muguruza defeats Venus Williams for Wimbledon crown

By Reuters on July 15, 2017, at 11:35 a.m.
Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title on Saturday, blowing away in-form American Venus Williams 7-5 6-0 with arguably the performance of her career.

Federer returns to Wimbledon final to face Cilic

By The Sports Xchange on July 14, 2017, at 5:31 p.m.

Querrey shocks No. 1 Murray, Federer advances at Wimbledon

By The Sports Xchange on July 12, 2017, at 6:03 p.m.

Djokovic advances past Mannarino to Wimbledon quarterfinals

By Wire Service Reports on July 11, 2017, at 5:42 p.m.

Venus reaches Wimbledon semis for 10th time

By The Sports Xchange on July 11, 2017, at 5:11 p.m.

Djokovic, Federer breeze into third round at Wimbledon

By The Sports Xchange on July 07, 2017, at 12:32 p.m.
Second-seeded Novak Djokovic and third-seeded Roger Federer breezed through second-round matches at Wimbledon on Thursday.
Ellsworth tennis coach Brian Higgins celebrates his 600th victory.

‘It’s a lifetime sport’: Ellsworth coach receives national tennis honor

By Ernie Clark on June 29, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Brian Higgins holds the distinction of being Maine’s winningest varsity coach for both boys soccer and tennis.

PVC All-Conference tennis teams

on June 15, 2017, at 5:31 p.m.

Camden Hills cultivates state championship tennis presence

By Ernie Clark on June 12, 2017, at 12:25 p.m.
The first chance to play in a state championship match proved humbling for Camden Hills Regional High School tennis players Matt Morse and Josiah Krul.

High school tennis state championship results

on June 11, 2017, at 4:49 p.m.

Greely edges Caribou for ‘B’ girls tennis championship

By Ernie Clark on June 11, 2017, at 12:30 p.m.
Greely held on against Caribou to win its third state title in the last four years.
Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal.

Nadal wins 10th French Open title with brutal defeat of Wawrinka

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on June 11, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
Claycourt king Rafa Nadal regained his Roland Garros throne after two years in exile with a brutal mauling of Swiss Stan Wawrinka.

Camden Hills wins second straight ‘B’ boys tennis crown

By Ernie Clark on June 10, 2017, at 8:56 p.m.

Caribou girls, Camden Hills boys win B North tennis crowns

By Ernie Clark on June 06, 2017, at 9:39 p.m.

Tuesday’s North regional tennis results

on June 06, 2017, at 9:18 p.m.
First seed George Stevens Academy's Lindsay Nevin volleys back to Orono's Olivia McCormack during their Class C North tennis championship at Armstrong Tennis Center in Hampden Tuesday.

George Stevens sweeps ‘C’ North tennis titles

By Ernie Clark on June 06, 2017, at 7:33 p.m.

Navratilova criticizes Court for comment of tennis ‘full of lesbians’

By Julien Pretot, Reuters on June 06, 2017, at 6:27 a.m.
Martina Navratilova is awaiting a response from Australian Open organizers after leading calls for the Margaret Court arena to be renamed after the former champion said tennis was “full of lesbians.”
Alec Cyr of Caribou, pictured during the 2016 team tennis regionals at Hampden, has again helped lead the Vikings back to the regional title match. Tuesday's matches have been moved to indoor venues with Classes A and B set to play at the Maine Pines Racquet and Fitness Tennis Club in Brunswick and the Class C teams headed for the Armstrong Tennis Center in Hampden.

Regional team tennis matches moved to indoor sites

on June 05, 2017, at 12:35 p.m.
Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his fourth round match

Nadal, Djokovic cruise into quarterfinals at French Open

By The Sports Xchange on June 05, 2017, at 6:22 a.m.
Nine-time French Open winner Rafael Nadal rolled into the quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 victory against fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut at Roland Garros on Sunday.