Staples girls win second straight FCIAC tennis championship

WILTON — Even though the Wilton girls tennis team was playing on its home courts, unbeaten Staples remained the favorite to win Tuesday afternoon’s FCIAC championship match. Less than two hours after the finals began, the top-seeded Wreckers had shown why. Straight-set victories in two singles matches and two doubles contests gave Staples a 4-0 … Read more

FCIAC boys tennis playoffs get underway Wednesday

Eight teams will begin play in the FCIAC boys tennis tournament when the quarterfinals hit the courts on Wednesday at the home sites of the top four seeds. Defending conference champion Staples is the No. 1 seed, with the Wreckers entering the tournament with a 15-1 record. New Canaan, which is also 15-1, is the … Read more

FCIAC girls tennis tournament hits court for quarterfinals Tuesday

The FCIAC girls tennis tournament will get underway on Tuesday with four quarterfinal games on the home courts of the top four seeds. Defending champion Staples is the No. 1 seed, as the Wreckers were unbeaten during the regular season. Last year’s runner-up, Darien is the No. 2 seed. Tuesday, May 14 Here’s the full … Read more

Tennis notebook: Staples girls squad owns 52-match home winning streak

Losses have been few and extremely far between for the Staples girls tennis team, especially on its home court. A defeat against Fairfield Ludlowe on April 23, 2015 marked the last time the Wreckers lost a home match. Since then, Staples has won 52 consecutive home matches, its latest coming when it topped FCIAC foe … Read more

FCIAC tennis and golf scores for Monday, April 29

Boys Tennis New Canaan 4, Darien 3 Singles: Michael Karr (D) def. vs. JJ Lee 6-2, 6-2; Ryan Patrick (D) def. Matt Brand 6-4, 6-3; Sai Akavaramu (NC) def. Nick Derby 7-6 (7-4), 6-4; Ben Graham (NC) def. Derek Chiapetta 6-0, 6-1; Doubles: Luke Crowley/Jack Moore (NC) def. Chris Calderwood/Romano DeCaprio 7-6 (7-4), 7-5; Jack … Read more

Greenwich boys tennis snaps Staples’ 63-match win streak

GREENWICH — Greenwich came close to defeating rival Staples in last season’s FCIAC boys tennis final, but the Wreckers continued their reign of supremacy, edging the Cardinals for their fifth consecutive FCIAC championship and their 55th straight victory. When Staples renewed its rivalry with Greenwich on Wednesday, it held a 63-match winning streak dating to … Read more

FCIAC tennis scoreboard and box scores for April 1-5

Below is the girls and boys tennis scoreboard for matches played during the week of Monday, April 1, through Thursday, April 4. Box scores are included where provided. Monday, April 1 Boys Tennis Ridgefield 7, Trinity 0 Singles Ramiro Davila (R) def. Simon Poulter 6-0, 6-0 Seth Prusko (R) def. Matt Dimartino 6-0, 6-0 Noah Butler (R) def. Ryan Oates … Read more

Girls Tennis: Darien edges Greenwich in dramatic three-hour court battle

DARIEN — The moment was as tense it gets in girls tennis —  third set, match on the line against a league contender, fading light, teammates cheering from the fence — but Darien’s Caroline Homes and Daniella Castellanos were cool and calm on the court. Or maybe not. “I was so freaked out,” Homes admitted … Read more

Wilton girls tennis team off to strong start

If the first two matches are an indication, the Wilton High girls tennis team is going to be tough to beat this spring. The Warriors opened with comfortable wins over two of the state’s traditional powers, beating Weston, 5-2, on Saturday and New Canaan, 6-1, on Monday. Weston is the three-time reigning Class S state … Read more