Tennis

  • 2014 Niles West Girls Varsity Tennis Preview
    8:31 AM

    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. 
    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

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  • Boys Tennis Falls To Niles North
    8:17 AM

    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 Niles

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  • Keeping Up With Girls Tennis: Kirov, Park and Sabou Prepare for State
    8:20 AM

    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.
    Kirov, Park and Sabou scored in the top 16 and advanced to state

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  • Boys’ Varsity Tennis Crushes Niles North 6-1
    8:16 AM

    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.
    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

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  • Sacks Takes Number One Singles in 24th Annual Ken Rosen Tournament
    8:20 AM

    Varsity boys’ tennis player sophomore Jesse Sacks took first place as number one singles in the 24th annual Ken Rosen tournament Saturday, April 6 at West.
    Sacks played in three matches. In Sacks’ first match against Antioch High School, he won the first set 6-1, lost the second sent 4-6, and then came back in the

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  • Boys’ Varsity Tennis Sweeps Wheeling in Season Opener
    9:25 AM

    The boys’ varsity tennis team swept the Wheeling Wild Cats 7-0 in their season opener at West Tuesday, April 2.
    Wheeling forfeited their number four doubles spot since they didn’t have enough players. Most matches were won by large margins, except for number three singles which went into a tie-breaker during the second set. Number one

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