Dover’s Brengle cruises in U.S. Open first round

NEW YORK — Madison Brengle has had her share of success in Grand Slam tennis tournaments. But it had been a little while since the 30-year-old from Dover made it past the first round of the U.S. Open. Brengle broke through on Monday evening, though, breezing to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Australia’s Arina Rodionova […]

Roundup: Brengle advances to second round of Australian Open

For the first time since 2016, Madison Brengle has advanced to the second round of the Australian Open. The 28-year-old from Dover needed just 59 minutes to top Japan’s Misaki Doi, 6-4, 6-0, in her first-round match played late Monday night. Brengle was only 2-4 all-time vs. Doi coming into Monday’s match. But she has […]

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Dover’s Brengle late addition to US Open field

Madison Brengle will be playing in the U.S. Open after all. Brengle was announced as a late addition to the field on Sunday after Luksika Kumkhum withdrew due to travel difficulties. Brengle, a 28-year-old Dover native, took Kumkhum’s spot as the first lucky loser from last week’s qualifying tournament. Brengle fell in the final round […]

Roundup: Brengle earns biggest win in tennis career, Hen women fall to Northeastern

Madison Brengle earned one of the biggest victories of her tennis career on Sunday afternoon. The Dover native defeated Jamie Loeb 6-1, 6-2 in the finals of the Dow Tennis Classic in Midland, Michigan. It was the first time the 27-year-old won a $100,000 ITF tournament. She has now won 11 ITF tournaments in her […]

ROUNDUP: Brengle rallies in French Open win

Dover’s Madison Brengle rallied for a 1-6, 6-3, 13-11 victory over Julia Goerges at the French Open on Sunday. Goerges, from Germany, is ranked 51st in the world while Brengle is No. 82. The match lasted two hours and 47 minutes. Leading 40-30, Brengle finally took the deciding point with a backhand winner. Brengle is […]

From the sports editor: Brengle makes a memory with big win over Serena Williams

  Gabby Brengle has talked to her daughter, Madison, after countless matches in her career. But the Dover resident never imagined she’d be talking to her after the 26-year-old just beat Serena Williams. Both mother and daughter were in a little bit of shock during the early-morning phone call from New Zealand on Wednesday. “It […]

Brengle’s Australian Open run worth the late nights

Just a month into 2015, it’s already been a tiring year for Gaby Brengle. Not that she’s complaining.The Dover tennis instructor just didn’t get much sleep the last few weeks after staying up late to watch her daughter, Madison, play in Australia. The 24-year-old Brengle played three straight tournaments Down Under.“I don’t even know what […]