Adult Tennis

UR Men’s Tennis come just short of an upset to UVA

RICHMOND– University of Richmond Men’s Tennis Team gives UVA a run for their money, losing just 3-4 to the reigning NCAA champions.  Read the article here. »

Caled Troy named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week

Caled Troy named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week

RICHMOND– Congratulations to Caleb Troy, senior on the UR tennis team for being named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week. Read entire article here. »

Shima Grover is making tennis accessible to all

Shima Grover is making tennis accessible to all

Grover has gone to great lengths to promote the game of tennis — starting in Michigan in the 1970s and continuing in Richmond since 2005. She has worked alongside her husband, Joe, to provide underserved youths an opportunity to play and, more recently, has extended her work into creating the same chances for wheelchair athletes. Read the full article in the Richmond Times Dispatch. »

Update on Spider Tennis from UR Coach Houston Barrick

The Spider Update keeps you up-to-date on recent news about Men’s Tennis at the University of Richmond, periodic updates on Richmond tennis alums, and information on the upcoming tennis season. If you have friends or family you would like to receive this e-newsletter, email hbarrick@richmond.edu with their name and email address. Attached you will also find pdf’s of our past Spider Updates. ... »

Former Mills Godwin Standout Morgan Fuqua

Former Mills Godwin Standout Morgan Fuqua

Morgan Fuqua, a former Mills Godwin player, is making headlines at Shenandoah University.  Read about her achievements here. »

Paul Mendoza has success at JMU

Paul Mendoza has success at JMU

Read more about former Richmond junior player Paul Mendoza’s victories at the Wake Forest Invitational here.  Mendoza is a sophomore at James Madison University. »

More great news for Richmond Spiders

Matthew Fernandez and the rest of the Men’s Spiders had a great run at the UNC Charlotte 49ers Invitational Tournament recently.  Read more here. »

University of Richmond Men’s Spiders News

University of Richmond Men’s Spiders News

The Spider Update Website: http://www.richmondspiders.com/index.aspx?path=mten The Spider Update keeps you up-to-date on recent news about Men’s Tennis at the University of Richmond, periodic updates on Richmond tennis alums, and information on the upcoming tennis season. If you have friends or family you would like to receive this e-newsletter, email hbarrick@richmond.edu with their name an... »

CCV Has Served Aces for RTA, Community

CCV Has Served Aces for RTA, Community

RICHMOND– The Country Club of Virginia was established in 1908 on the outskirts of Richmond, near the University of Richmond’s pine-filled campus. Fifteen years later, the club was the site of the first city-wide tennis tournament. While CCV is nationally renowned for its three, 18-hole golf courses, the club has also developed a reputation for being a showcase for some of the finest tennis player... »

Harrison: the ‘pied piper’ of Richmond Tennis

Harrison: the ‘pied piper’ of Richmond Tennis

RICHMOND–Whenever Sarah Townsend Harrison took the court, she wore a gold necklace or a set of pearls and a sweater. It didn’t matter how warm it was, she always had the sweater on to intimidate her opponents.  In her early teens, Harrison used a powerful forehand to bash her way to the finals of the city tournament in singles and doubles at the Country Club of Virginia. “She had her little idiosy... »

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