As he prepares for his senior debut at Wimbledon, Evan Hoyt tells Owen Morgan how his doubles campaign can help fuel his ambition for continuing the climb up the world rankings. Still reeling from defeat in the biggest singles match of his senior career, Welsh tennis number one Evan Hoyt received the perfect phone call to raise his spirits. The 24-year-old had lost in the first round of men’s singles qualifying for Wimbledon - his dream of playing in the main draw at the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament apparently on hold until next year.
Wales 1 Belarus 2 Wales finished sixth after losing their final game of the FIH Series Finals in Valencia. Skipper Leah Wilkinson netted with around 90 seconds left from a penalty corner with her fourth goal of the tournament.
Coming back from serious spinal surgery and attempting to regain your place among the elite of world sport is a difficult enough prospect. Doing so having just become a mum for the second time, and combining training with the demands of looking after two children aged under two, makes it even more daunting. Yet, that is exactly what Helen Jenkins, Wales' most successful triathlete, is attempting to do as she looks to win back her spot in the British team for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Ffion Tynan led the way as Wales golfers took three of the top four places at the Henry Cooper Junior Masters Girls in Nizels golf club in Kent. The Pontyclun schoolgirl underlined her status as one of Wales' top young golfers as she took a five shot lead into the final round and sensible golf saw her preserve that lead, with a competitive race behind her for second.
Jeremiah Azu, James Tomlinson and Sarah Omoregie have been named in Britain's team for next month's European Under-20 Championships in Sweden. The Welsh trio are among the first wave of selections for the championships in Boras from July 18-21. All three have set new personal bests in their respective disciplines this season to book their ticket to Sweden.
Just hours after defeat at the Wimbledon singles qualifying tournament, Welsh Tennis number one Evan Hoyt was awarded a wildcard into the main draw of the men's doubles tournament. Hoyt's Wimbledon dreams seemed to be in tatters after he suffered a hard fought straight sets singles defeat at the hands of Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva at Roehampton on Monday afternoon.
Wales have stormed into the European Under-19 Squash Championship quarter-finals following wins against Norway and Denmark. Lewis Poole and Srikar Mummidi won both of their matches to clinch 2-1 wins against both countries, while Ciara Richards Aberdare’s Richards, an 18-year-old ranked 185 in the World, fought two incredibly close and tenacious matches. Richards... Read More
Cardiff University law student Lowri Roberts retained the South Wales Squash Championship ladies A final in a repeat of last seasons final. Roberts, the World number 156 from Bodelwyddan in North Wales, won 15-13, 11-7, 2-11, 9-11, 11-8 in the final against Mid Glamorgan player Ciara Richards at the Sport Wales... Read More
Shooting stars Chelsea Lewis and Kalifa McCollin will be key players for Celtic Dragons in their Vitality Netball Superleague home clash with Wasps. The teams go head-to-head at Cardiff’s Sport Wales National Centre this evening (Monday, 7pm centre-pass) when leaders Wasps aim to extend their winning run. Wales international Goal-Shooter Lewis, originally... Read More
Competitors at this year’s Aberdare Park Road Races will be the first to experience an improved track on which to race with the news that the organisers, Aberaman Motorcycle Club, have secured funding to resurface the circuit in advance of this year’s meeting on July 21/22. The park, located just... Read More
Trefelin BGC won a cup cracker at Aberaman Park, Aberdare and earned a clash with Welsh League First Division leaders Llanelli Town in the final. Manager Richard Ryan’s Trefelin fought out a 3-3 draw against Pontypridd Town in their Nathaniel Car Sales League Cup semi-final after extra time. Port Talbot-based Trefelin then... Read More
Aberdare’s Ciara Richards has produced some good squash during the Dunlop British Junior Open Squash Championships in Birmingham. At a time when Welsh senior Tesni Evans and has achieved a hugely impressive World ranking of 12, it’s fantastic to see young players making their mark against opposition from around the World. Wales... Read More