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The 2019 US Open: Older Legends or New Spotlights?

A common sight at Arthur Ashe Stadium as a sold-out crowd watches the best tennis players in the world.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

The United States (U.S.) Open Tennis Championship is back and better than ever. This year's edition sees the return of household names like Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams along with the rise of break-out stars Coco Gauff, Naomi Osaka and Nick Kyrgios. With the return of prime-time...

Acing the Court This Tennis Season

The tennis team for this season!

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

In their previous season, the Cavalier Tennis team had only lost to two teams and experienced an incredible season overall, seeing tremendous development from their younger players, with their older players exceeded all expectations. The two top players, Danny Krulig and Jack Lee, having been seniors,...

The Arrival of Spring Brings Softball and Tennis Back Into Action!

The Softball and Tennis team getting ready for the beginning of the spring season.

Jefrany D'catry and Miguel Lemus

April 15, 2019

The final season for Cavalier sports in the 2018-2019 school year has arrived. In tennis and softball, there is a heavy demand for dedication and hard work as the student-athletes ensure they make the best of their opportunities out on the court and the field.  Pre-season practices for both sports bega...

Did Serena Williams Lose the Grand Slam Because of Sexist Penalties?

Last saturday marked the 2018 Grand Slam Singles Final, where Serena Williams lost against Naomi Osaka and received a penalty.

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Saturday, Sep. 8, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka faced off for the Grand Slam Final of the U.S. Open Singles Match. Osaka won in straight sets, 6-2 6-4, and gained her first Grand Slam singles win. During the game, Williams was given three warnings, one for receiving a signal from her coach in the stands...

A Rivalry Served Right: Djokovic Bests Federer in Cincinnati

Roger Federer (left) and Novak Djokovic (right) receive their trophies after Djokovic won the Cincinnati Masters tournament on Aug. 19.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

August 22, 2018

As he tossed his racket and sweatbands into the stands of eager fans, a tennis superstar emerged victoriously and took center court to claim his well-deserved trophy, the Rockwood Cup. While those attending the event and watching it at home chanted with joyful voices, a player sealed his destiny as...

Australian Open 2018: Nothing Short of a Grand Slam

Roger Federer, winner of the Men's Singles at the Australian Open, prepares to hit a tennis ball.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

The Australian Open is an international tennis tournament typically held in Melbourne Park, Australia between Jan. 15 and Jan. 18. It serves as one of four Grand Slam tournaments (important international tennis tournaments which offer the most prize money, ranking points and media coverage). The other...

The Smashing Highlights of the 2017 U.S. Open

Frances Tiafoe (left) and Roger Federer embrace after Federer's hard-fought victory over 5 sets.

Eric Jimenez, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017

From Aug. 22 to Sept. 10, New York City hosted one of the largest tennis events in the world, bringing together players from various countries to compete for a prestigious title. This event is the US Open Championship, and much like the previous years, there will be some tough competition between the...

Wimbl8don: Federer Rewrites History with Eighth Title

The final of the Gentlemen’s Singles between Marin Cilic (CRO) and Roger Federer (SUI) on Centre Court. The Championships 2017 at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon. Day 13 Sunday 16/07/2017. Credit: AELTC/Joel Marklund.

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

August 2, 2017

At this point in the world of professional tennis, the fact that there are any records left for the “Swiss Maestro” to break seems practically  impossible . At 35 years of age, Roger Federer has proven to be one of the most elite tennis players to set foot on a court. With 19 Grand Slam trophies...

Cavaliers Take on Hialeah Thoroughbreds in Tennis Match

Cavaliers Take on Hialeah Thoroughbreds in Tennis Match

Emily Simon and Thomas Harley

March 10, 2017

The Cavaliers tennis teams aced their matches against the Hialeah T-Breds on March 7. They played at the Biltmore tennis courts late into their season. Both teams did very well and are hoping to keep up their current results during the rest of their season. They have proven to be a team to watch ou...

Athletes of The Week: Daniel Krulig, Jack Lee, Sofia Quevedo & Kristina Fernandez

Sophomores Daniel Krulig & Jack Lee won the Boys Double Tennis State Championship. 

Juniors Sofia Quevedo & Kristina Fernandez won the Girls Doubles Tennis State Championship. (Jack Lee not pictured)

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

With multiple members of the tennis team reaching States, athletes Kristina Fernandez, Daniel Krulig, Jack Lee and Sofia Quevedo have all earned athlete of the week for their great playing at the tennis State Tournamnet. Kristina Fernandez and Sofia Quevedo won the Girls' Doubles State Championships...

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