Men's Tennis News Archives

  • Tornado tennis programs earn academic recognition from ITA
    July 29, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams both earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team awards when the league announced their selections earlier this summer. Seven men and three women also were named ITA Scholar-Athletes.
  • Feliciano garners all-conference honors
    April 25, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Men’s Championship, the league held a banquet to announce their All-Conference Carolinas performers. Alejandro Feliciano of the King University men’s tennis team was recognized on the third team.
  • Four Tornado selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 19, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Tennis Championship, the league announced their academic all-conference performers. Four King University men’s tennis players were recognized.
  • Tornado top UVa-Wise in season finale
    April 17, 2019
    WISE, Va. – The King University men’s tennis team closed the season with a win at UVa-Wise. The Tornado won all three doubles matches to take the doubles point before winning all six singles matches, taking the dual 7-0.
  • Tornado take tight win at Chowan
    April 15, 2019
    MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The King University tennis team earned a tough road victory on Monday afternoon at Chowan University. The Tornado took the doubles point with a comeback win before taking three wins in singles for the 4-3 victory.
  • King plays Barton tough, drops dual
    April 14, 2019
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team play tough at Baton College on Sunday afternoon, nearly taking the doubles point. The Tornado then played a pair of three-set matches in singles play, but dropped the dual 6-1.
  • Jabaley tabbed Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    April 10, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. Charles Jabaley had a big week for the King University men’s tennis team, leading the Tornado to a 2-0 week. The senior went 4-0, earning Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors.
  • Strong singles play gives King win at LMC
    April 10, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team got off to a good start by taking the doubles point at Lees-McRae College on Wednesday afternoon. The momentum continued in singles as the Tornado won five matches to take the dual 6-1.
  • Snow lifts King over NGU
    April 06, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team came away with a tight victory over North Greenville University on Saturday afternoon. The match was clinched at No. 6 singles by Nathan Snow who won a tiebreak in the third set, giving King the 4-3 victory.
  • Alfaro secures 7-0 victory for Tornado over SWU
    April 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team hosted Southern Wesleyan University as they took every match headed by Arturo Alfaro at No. 3 singles clinching the victory for the Tornado in straight sets.
  • King plays well, but falls to BAC
    March 30, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team played some tough matches against Belmont Abbey College on Saturday afternoon, but the Crusaders came out on top of each. The Tornado dropped the Conference Carolinas dual 7-0.
  • Tornado come up short against UMO
    March 29, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team dropped a Conference Carolinas dual on Friday afternoon to the University of Mount Olive. Mount Olive won all three doubles matches to take the doubles point before taking the dual 7-0 with six wins in singles play.
  • Tornado fall at Lee
    March 27, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team dropped a nonconference dual at Lee University on Wednesday night. The Tornado played a couple three set matches, but couldn’t come up with a win as the Flames took the dual 7-0.
  • King tops Emmanuel for first conference win
    March 22, 2019
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University men's tennis team came out with a victory after a hard fought battle with Emmanuel College 4-3.
  • Tornado sweep dual from Milligan
    March 18, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team played well on Monday afternoon as they took a nonconference dual from Milligan College. The Tornado swept the Buffaloes 7-0.
  • King tops Ferrum 7-0
    March 15, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team were back in action on Friday hosting Ferrum College where they came out on top 7-0 only dropping two games for the entire match.
  • King falls to Limestone 6-1 in conference opener
    March 14, 2019
    Gaffney, S.C. – The King University men's tennis team opened conference play at Limestone College where they fell 6-1.  Alejandro Feliciano won is No. 2 singles match.
  • King tennis visits Niswonger Children’s Hospital
    March 12, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Last month, the King University tennis team visited the Niswonger Children’s Hospital. While there, the student-athletes spent time with the children and played games with them.
  • Tornado fall to NCAA DI opponent NC A&T
    February 24, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team dropped a tight 4-3 decision to NCAA Division I foe North Carolina A&T on Sunday afternoon.
  • Jabaley caps Tornado comeback to defeat Bluefield
    February 16, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team played their first home match of the spring, and earned a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Bluefield College. Charles Jabaley completed the comeback for the Tornado as he came back to earn a three-set victory at No. 5 singles.
  • Tornado drop dual to LMU 6-1
    February 12, 2019
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team traveled to Lincoln Memorial University on Tuesday for their second dual of the year and fell 6-1 with Arturo Alfaro taking the only singles win of the day.
  • King falls at Wofford in spring opener
    February 09, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis team opened their spring season with a dual at NCAA Division I foe Wofford College. The Terriers took the doubles point before taking the match 7-0.
  • Tornado ready for a postseason run in 2019
    January 31, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's tennis team returns a pair of all-conference performers for first-year head coach Tim Dunford. The Tornado are looking for a return to the Conference Carolinas Tournament and to make a deep run in 2019.
  • Tornado too much for Lions
    October 05, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team jumped ahead of Mars Hill University by sweeping the doubles play for the point. The Tornado kept the momentum going by taking four of the six singles matches to take the win 5-2.
  • Neumann leads Tornado at ITA Regional
    September 29, 2018
    SUMTER, S.C. – Selected members of the King University men’s and women’s tennis teams played at the ITA Southeast Regional over the weekend. Lennard Neumann highlighted the weekend for the Tornado, advancing to the round of 32 in the singles draw.
  • King takes doubles point, but falls to Tusculum
    September 19, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team jumped ahead of Tusculum University by taking the doubles point in their first dual of the season. However, the Pioneers came back in singles play to take the dual 5-2.
  • Palmetto Tennis Center Invite postponed
    September 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams were scheduled to compete at the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational this weekend, but the tournament has been postponed.
  • Feliciano, Snow lead King at Bluefield Invitational
    September 09, 2018
    BLUEFIELD, Va. – The King University men’s tennis team opened their season over the weekend at the Bluefield College Invitational. Alejandro Feliciano and Nathan Snow led the Tornado by winning their respective draws.
  • Dunford selected to lead King tennis programs
    July 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics, David Hicks, announced the hire of Tim Dunford to lead the Tornado tennis programs. Dunford has been a head coach for eight years and has had success rebuilding programs.
  • Tornado fall to Chowan in conference tournament
    April 20, 2018
    SUMTER, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis traveled to Sumter, South Carolina Friday afternoon for a Conference Carolinas quarterfinals matchup against Chowan University. The Tornado battled throughout, however, Chowan proved to be too much as they defeated King 5-0.
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