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 are battling for to finish the European Team Squash Championships on a high at Edgbaston Priory. Both men’s and women’s teams will finish outside the top four in their events and are in the 5th-8th play-offs. British champion Tesni Evans and Wales’ women play Switzerland, while the men take on Hungary. In... Read More
Joel Makin was a winner for Wales against England and Spain on day one of the European Team Squash Championships in Birmingham. Haverfordwest’s Makin defeated England’s Declan Jones 11-7, 11-4, 11-6 in the top string match, while he had earlier beaten Borja Golan 11-4, 11-5, 11-5. Wales, though, lost both men’s event... Read More
Joel Makin, the Welsh squash ace rapidly climbing the World rankings, has jumped another three places to number 12. Welsh number one Makin, who is from Haverfordwest, celebrated his rise by winning for his country at the European Team championships in Birmingham. Makin now has his sights on a top 10 placed,... Read More
Wales are competing in the European Team Championships starting at Edgbaston Priory Club. Some of the World’s leading squash players are among 200 players representing 22 nations battling it out for the coveted titles. The Europeans promise to be an exciting foretaste of the world-class sport on offer at the Commonwealth Games,... Read More
Tesni Evans and Joel Makin will lead Wales into their European Team Squash Championship challenge later this month. Rhyl-based Tesni, at number nine in the women’s World rankings, and Joel, the World number 15 from Haverfordwest, head up the Welsh team for matches against England, Spain and Switzerland in Division One... Read More
Two of Wales’ brightest young athletes have been included in a world class line-up for the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham this weekend. Cardiff AAC duo Jake Heyward and Jeremiah Azu will compete alongside more then 50 global medallists on Saturday. Ranked as the world’s number one indoor event,... Read More