BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tennis program has a total of 10 former players currently competing professionally across the globe. There are six former men's tennis players on tour and four LSU women's tennis alumnae. These Tiger tennis alumni travel with the tour around the world to face the best the sport has to offer in hopes of improving their ranking and qualifying for a major tournament. Here is an update on how the Tigers have performed.
BATON ROUGE – LSU men's tennis co-head coaches Andy Brandi and Chris Brandi added Baton Rouge native Nick Watson to the 2018 class Friday morning.
LONDON – Former LSU tennis player Michael Venus continued his dominance on the doubles court to reach the finals of the Wimbledon's Gentlemen's Doubles competition with partner Raven Klaasen but fell to Mike Bryan and Jack Sock, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 in the finals on Centre Court Saturday evening at the England Lawn and Croquet Club.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU men's tennis team will add transfer Joey Thomas for the 2018-19 season co-head coaches Andy Brandi and Chris Brandi announced Monday.
(Editor's Note: The annual induction ceremony for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame is set for this Saturday, June 30, at the Events Center in Natchitoches. Former Russ Springer is one of the LSU inductees in this year's class. The ceremony this year will be televised live for the first time by Cox Sports TV beginning at 6 p.m. CT.) By Bruce Brown Written for the LSWA Jerry Simmons knew it was risky, but it was a risk worth taking.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Fifty-nine LSU student-athletes were named to the 2018 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday by Commissioner Greg Sankey. The Spring accolades recognize the sports of baseball, golf, softball, tennis, track & field and beach volleyball.
BATON ROUGE – After compiling 10 wins on the singles courts and a team-best 11 wins in doubles, LSU men's tennis junior Shane Monroe was named Newcomer of the Year, the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced Sunday.