High School Boys Tennis Notebook (June 3, 2016)

Published on Friday, 03 June 2016 5:00 am

Keith Barnes has this week's Boys Tennis Notebook. (Photo: Fox Chapel's Robby Shymansky was the first freshman to make it to the PIAA finals since 1997. Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette) "Luke Ross joined ...

Boys Tennis: Carlynton's Phillips reaches state final

Published on Thursday, 02 June 2016 8:30 am

After the WPIAL Class AA tennis finals in which he lost in straight sets to Luke Ross of Sewickley Academy, Carlynton junior Luke Phillips made it clear he wanted another shot at his Section 4 rival, friend ...

Boys Tennis: No storybook ending for Canon-McMillan star

Published on Thursday, 02 June 2016 8:30 am

Chris Gladden was looking forward to a storybook ending to his high school tennis career. A few weeks earlier, the Canon-McMillan senior and Marist recruit had become the school's first WPIAL Class AAA ...

Boys Tennis: Brashear returns to state doubles tournament

Published on Thursday, 02 June 2016 8:00 am

Brashear had not sent a team to play in the PIAA Class AAA boys doubles tournament since the state split the sport into two classifications in 1999. Seniors Dalton Link and Kevin Goodbread were the Bulls ...

Boys Tennis: Obama sophomore jolted from PIAA tournament

Published on Thursday, 02 June 2016 7:00 am

Rajan Alagar had some PIAA Class AAA tennis experience under his belt before he stepped onto the court at the Hershey Racquet Club for the state singles championships last week. As a freshman a year ago, ...

Boys Tennis: Sewickley Academy junior wins PIAA title

Published on Sunday, 29 May 2016 5:00 am

Sewickley Academy has been one of the most storied programs in the WPIAL since boys tennis was split into two classifications more than two decades ago. But individual accomplishments have been absent ...

Boys Tennis: Fox Chapel duo advances to PIAA semifinals

Published on Saturday, 28 May 2016 6:00 am

Robby Shymansky and Siddharth Rajupet are each one win away from making it an all-Fox Chapel PIAA Class AAA boys tennis singles final. To get there, the two will have to get through two of the best players ...

High School Boys Tennis Notebook (May 27, 2016)

Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 5:00 am

Keith Barnes has this week's High School Boys Tennis Notebook. "Chris Gladden has to be considered one of the favorites to win the PIAA Class AAA boys singles title when the tournament opens today at ...

Boys Tennis: History not on the side of Brashear tandem

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 7:45 am

Each of the last three years the City League doubles champion has received an automatic invitation to the PIAA Class AAA tournament at Hershey Racquet Club. Each of those years, the representative lost ...

Boys Tennis: Difficult paths await Fox Chapel stars

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 7:30 am

Siddharth Rajupet and Robby Shymansky play against each other almost every day in practice, but if the two take the court against each other again this season, it will likely be with a PIAA Class AAA singles ...

Boys Tennis: North Allegheny duo looking to make history

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 7:15 am

North Allegheny's Jared Isaacs will be looking to make history when he takes the court Friday at Hershey Racquet Club in the PIAA Class AAA tennis finals. If he and partner Richard Hofmann, the defending ...

Boys Tennis: Obama's Alagar returns to state tournament

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 7:15 am

Rajan Alagar has been in the PIAA Class AAA tennis championships before. As a freshman a year ago, Alagar teamed with brother, Krishnan, to win the City league doubles title and made it into the first ...