Girls Varsity Tennis coaches George Bravos and John Vana probably thank senior Anna Chlopecki’s parents every day. After signing their daughter up for lessons in elementary school, she has evolved into one of the top players at Niles West. Now, as a second singles player, Anna is a team captain, though she credits the team’sRead more
It’s the beginning of the school year which means that all fall sports will be starting a new season. This year the NWN staff got a chance to talk to head coach of the girls varsity tennis team, George Bravos, and below is what we discussed.
NWN: Who are some key players for this years team?
Coach George Bravos: It isRead more
The boys tennis team takes on Lake Forest academy in a 4:30 home match today. The NWN’s video staff caught up with the team in anticipation of the upcoming season.Read more
With a fantastic start to the new season, girls varsity tennis is already preparing for sectionals. NWN was able to talk to varsity player and sophomore Eliza Kirov and the head coach George Bravos.Read more
NWN: What are your goals for sectionals?
Kirov: Well, we want to win. We’ve been practicing a lot and trying to improve our game
In a close 3-4 match with rival Niles North, the boys varsity tennis team lost a tough battle on Wednesday, May 14.
“We were down [sophomore] Aleksa Tubic due to sickness and had to rearrange our lineup. Aleksa is one of our top players,” said head coach Andrew Suarez. “Not to take anything away from NilesRead more
The Girls Varsity Tennis Team had 6 players attend Sectionals. Freshman Eliza Kirov and and junior Katie Chleboun made sectionals as singles players while Senior Andra Sabou, senior Kristine Park, senior Smita Jain and junior Cassie Bergman made sectionals. as in doubles. The top 4 finalists out of 16 make it to state.Read more
Kirov, Park and Sabou scored in the top 16 and advanced to state
The dreary sky and the less than perfect temperature did not stop the varsity Wolves tennis team from taking down the North Vikings 6-1.Read more
To start off his match, number one singles player senior Simon Kim dealt with a few short balls from his opponent, but stayed with him, playing consistently at the baseline as well