Women's Tennis News Archives

  • King falls to Flying Fleet
    March 23, 2019
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women's tennis team dropped a second Conference Carolinas dual in as many days at Erskine College on Saturday afternoon. Erskine took the doubles point and swept singles for the 7-0 victory.
  • King drops conference dual at Emmanuel
    March 22, 2019
    FRANKLIN SPRING, Ga. – The King University women’s tennis team dropped a Conference Carolinas dual at Emmanuel College on Friday afternoon. Emmanuel took the doubles point and swept singles for the 7-0 victory.
  • King drops tight dual to Milligan
    March 18, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team dropped a nonconference match to Milligan College on Monday evening. The Tornado played the Buffaloes tight, but Milligan took the dual 6-1.
  • King defeats Ferrum for first win since 2017
    March 15, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team was back in action on Friday as they hosted Ferrum College. The Tornado were able to come out on top and collect their first win since 2017.
  • Tornado fall in Conference opener
    March 14, 2019
    Gaffney, S.C. – The King University women's tennis team opened conference play at Limestone College where they fell 7-0.
  • 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.
  • King falls 7-0 at LMU
    February 12, 2019
    HARROGATE, Tenn. ? The King University women's tennis team traveled to Lincoln Memorial University on Tuesday for their second Dual match of the season and fell 7-0.
  • Tornado drop dual at Wofford
    February 09, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’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.
  • King ready for 2019 season
    January 30, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's tennis team entered the 2018-19 season under first-year head coach Tim Dunford. The Tornado had a solid fall and are eager to start the spring season and improve on last year's win total.
  • Tornado fall to Mars Hill
    October 05, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team dropped a tough dual to Mars Hill University. The Tornado dropped the nonconference affair with Mars Hill 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 falls to Tusculum in first dual
    September 19, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team played their first dual of the season against one of the region’s top teams. The Tornado dropped the nonconference affair with Tusculum University 7-0.
  • 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.
  • Tornado open season at Bluefield Invite
    September 09, 2018
    BLUEFIELD, Va. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their season over the weekend at the Bluefield College Invitational. The Tornado duo of Vanessa Francois and Lauren Smorgonsky led the way, reaching the doubles consolation final.
  • 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.
  • King women's tennis, softball earn Messick Sportsmanship Awards
    May 18, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – At the conclusion of the spring season, Conference Carolinas announced their Messick Sportsmanship Awards, and two King University teams were recognized. The King women’s tennis team and the Tornado softball team both earned Messick Sportsmanship Awards.
  • King drops match to Emmanuel
    April 14, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to one of the top teams in the league on Saturday afternoon. Emmanuel College took the Conference Carolinas dual 9-0.
  • Tornado fall at Southern Wesleyan
    April 11, 2018
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team dropped a Conference Carolinas dual 9-0 at Southern Wesleyan University on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Tornado drop nonconference dual to LMU
    April 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis dropped a nonconference dual to Lincoln Memorial University 9-0 on Tuesday afternoon.
  • League-leading Chowan too much for Tornado
    April 08, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to Conference Carolinas-leading Chowan University 9-0 on Sunday afternoon.
  • Tornado fall in conference matchup with Barton
    April 07, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team squared off against Barton College Saturday afternoon in a matchup of Conference Carolinas foes. The Tornado fought hard, but struggled against the Bulldogs as they fell 9-0 to the conference opponent.
  • King drops league dual to Converse
    April 03, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to Converse College on Tuesday afternoon. The Tornado fell behind in doubles and couldn’t come back in singles, falling to the Valkyries 9-0.
  • King drops narrow 5-4 dual at NGU
    March 23, 2018
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to North Greenville University on Friday afternoon. The Tornado nearly came back in singles play, but fell 5-4 to the Crusaders.
  • King drops dual at Mount Olive
    March 17, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis dropped another Conference Carolinas match on Saturday, falling 9-0 at the University of Mount Olive.
  • King falls to Belmont Abbey
    March 16, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team traveled to Belmont Abbey College Friday afternoon for a Conference Carolinas matchup. The Tornado struggled as they fell to the Crusaders 9-0.
  • Tornado drop dual to Lees-McRae
    March 13, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis dropped their Conference Carolinas dual against Lees-McRae College on Tuesday night. The Bobcats won all three doubles matches before taking all six singles matches for the 9-0 win.
  • Tornado fall to Erskine
    March 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University women’s tennis team took on Erskine College in a Conference Carolinas dual where the Tornado were shorthanded. The Flying Fleet took the dual 9-0.
  • King drops conference opener to Limestone
    March 05, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team opened Conference Carolinas play with a home dual against Limestone College. The Tornado played two players short as the Saints took the dual 9-0.
  • Tornado volunteer for local community
    February 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams took a break from their busy spring schedules to help and serve the local Bristol community. Head tennis coach, Terry Caldwell, facilitated a volunteer day for the team to work with the Bearcat P.R.I.D.E. program.
  • Tornado fall to Phoenix
    February 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their spring season against Cumberland University Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fell 9-0 to the Phoenix.
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