tennis

Coon Rapids tennis was eager to get the new season under way, coming off last season’s success combined with veteran returners and newcomers to the top team.
The girls opened the 2014 season with a 2-1 record as host of the Cardinals Invite on the Bob Pivec Courts August 16.

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Andover Third-year coach Eric Bertram added former Anoka standout and Gustavus Adolphus tennis player Grant Leisner to the coaching ranks of a team coming off an 8-2 record in the Northwest Suburban Conference, 15-7 overall. The team lost to Princeton in the second round of sections, but qualified the doubles team of seniors Amanda Holstad [...]

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Andover’s first entrants into the state boys’ tennis tournament, the doubles team of Erik Jones and Grant Johnson posted a 2-2 record and nearly came away with the Class AA doubles consolation crown. The Huskies opened the tournament with a two-set loss to St. Cloud Tech’s Luke Zwiener/Chris Mavetz. Tech won the opening set 7-6 [...]

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After going 8-2 during the regular season, Blaine found itself among the top teams in Section 5AA, qualifying for the semifinals just like last spring. The No. 4 seeded Bengals began the section team tournament with a 7-0 win against No. 13 seed Spring Lake Park and followed with a 4-3 win against No. 5 Irondale. Top-seed Maple Grove ended the Bengals’ team run in sections with a 7-0 sweep May 20 at Lifetime Fitness-Moore Lake.

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