Rowan Gloucester scored seven runs in the sixth inning Sunday, snapping Harford Community College’s historic 32-game baseball win streak. The Fighting Owls fell 9-1 in game one of a sweep by the home team.
After trailing by a set and 3-0 in the second, Frances Tiafoe, an alum of the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, turned the match around to get to the third round at a major for the second time.
Fila, the once hot sports brand of the 1990s with a Sparks-based US headquarters, is seeing a revival thanks to its retro appeal and the bulky sneaker trend. The now Korean-owned company with a growing Balimore presence has even signed a new deal with its former NBA star endorser, Grant Hill.
Seems safe to say Alexander has never hugged an opponent quite the way he did No. 15 seed Mischa after beating his older sibling, 6-3, 7-5, to reach the quarterfinals at the hard-court tuneup for the U.S. Open.
Andy Murray took a more aggressive approach as he works his way back from hip surgery and moved into the third round at the Citi Open by beating No. 4 seed Kyle Edmund, 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-4, on Wednesday in Rock Creek Park.
Rafael Nadal needed less than a set to take command of the French Open final and overcame a late problem with his racket-holding hand to earn a record-extending 11th championship at Roland Garros by beating Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday.
Lidney Castro of Germantown won the men's singles championship and Iva Laginja of Baltimore claimed the women's singles title at the third annual Maryland State Championships, a 3-star event held this past weekend at the Maryland Table Tennis Center.
Dr. Kenneth W. Volk Sr., a longtime Towson dentist, World War II veteran and tennis enthusiast, had a second career coaching the women's tennis team at Towson University. He died May 25 from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 93.
Long Reach's Snidgha Puram, Centennial's Ram Kotnana win singles titles, Mt. Hebron's Michael Kimack and Alex Nazaire, Howard's Alyssa Boryachinskiy and Kailey Caroland, and Centennial's Peter Ho and Olivia Tsai win doubles championships.