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Junior Tennis Newsletter – August 2018

2018 JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:

Congratulations to the teams that won their divisions at the 2018 USTA MS Junior Team Tennis Sectional Championships held last week at Mercer County Park in New Jersey:

12 & Under Green Ball: Champions – Monroe Sports Center – Tahiti (NJD) Finalists – Legacy Blue (PATD)

14 & Under Intermediate: Champions – Northwood Kick (EPD) Finalists – 412 Racketeers (AMD)

18 & Under Intermediate: Champions – Delaware Nightmare (DD) Finalists – Real Tennis (PATD)

18 & Under Advanced: Champions – Northwood Pulse (EPD) Finalists – Gulph Mills JKST (PATD)

Boys Single Gender Exhibition: Champions – Tennis Addiction (PATD) Finalists – Allegheny Mountain Dewds (AMD)

Girls Single Gender Exhibition: Champions – Allegheny Mountain Dewce (AMD) Finalists – HHS Warriors (PATD)

Good Luck to the teams that will be representing Middle States at the National Championships in Orlando in November!!!!


 UPCOMING JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS EVENTS/LEAGUES:

  • ¬ Best of the Best Tournament – 12U Saturday August 11th/14U Saturday August 18th-Sunday August 19th /18U Sunday August 12th. Monroe Sports Center, 4 Farrington Blvd, Monroe, NJ. Click on this link for more information and to register: http://www.monroesportscenter.com/best-of-the-best/
  • ¬ 2018 Fall Central PA Junior Team Tennis – For more information, e-mail April Gift at agift0810@gmail.com
  • ¬ 2018 Philadelphia Area JTT Fall League – For more information, e-mail Justin DePietropaolo at justin@phillyteamtennis.org
  • ¬ Delaware Junior Team Tennis Fall 2018 – For more information, e-mail Kelly Rasero at rasero@ms.usta.com
  • ¬ Mercer Park Fall, 2018 3-week 14’s & 12’s JTT (New Jersey) – For more information, e-mail Lisa Ullmann at lkremerullmann@gmail.com

Middle States Sectional Training Center:
This invite only training center will be based on birth year, ranking and input received from our Section Coaches Commission.

Age Requirement:
Birthyears 2005-2007

Where:
(The Tennis Zone) Quakertown, PA

Dates:
December 8th
February 16th


JUNE L3 SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS: Congratulations to all junior players who competed at our June Level 3 Sectional Championships:

Singles: Doubles:

Girls 12s – Champion: Kavya Karra Finalist: Angela Huang Champions: Nina Costalas/Helena Lynn Finalists: Kavya Karra/Allison Root

Boys 12s – Champion: Mikkel Zinder Finalist: Kase Schinnerer Champions: Hayden Fisher/Mikkel Zinder Finalists: Kunaal Jaganathan/Brian Yi

Girls 14s – Champion: Aubrey Nisbet Finalist: Meera Jesudason Champions: Amelia Gorman/Divya Venkatarama Finalists: Sophie Cohen/Luciana Perry

Boys 14s – Champion: Aaron Sandler Finalist: Rishi Raghav Champions: Ethan Carr/Aaron Sandler Finalists: Bryson Cook/Alexander Sterin

Girls 16s – Champion: Meera Jesudason Finalist: Amelia Honer Champions: Amelia Honer/Aubrey Nisbet Finalists: Madison Cordisco/Meera Jesudason

Boys 16s – Champion: Quinn Snyder Finalist: Tauheed Browning Champions: Alan Jesudason/Quinn Snyder Finalists: Victor Li/Arjun Mannan

Girls 18s – Champion: Neha Velaga Finalist: Rhea Shrivastava Champions: Christina Hand/Alexandra Mednikova Finalists: Amelia Honer/Renna Mohsen-Breen

Boys 18s – Champion: Robert Shymansky Finalist: Holden Koons Champions: Tristan Bradley/James Hopper Finalists: Quinn Snyder/Hayden Snyder


ZONAL/INTERSECTIONAL/NATIONAL TEAM EVENTS:
Congratulations to all our junior players who competed at the Zone Team, Intersectional Team and 18s National Team competitions. Our 14s Intersectional Team came in 4th and our 16s Intersectional Team placed 9th. For the 18s National Teams, the boys and girls teams both came in 9th place.

COLLEGE DAY – SAVE THE DATE!:
College day will be held on Saturday, November 3rd at Legacy YTE in Philadelphia and on Sunday, November 4th at Oxford Athletic Club in Wexford (Pittsburgh area). The College Showcase Day provides high school players with the opportunity to meet and connect with college tennis coaches, collect information, listen to experts and learn about the NCAA process. High school students of any tennis level are welcome. More information to follow soon!

DID YOU KNOW????:
You can withdraw from a tournament BEFORE ENTRIES CLOSE! Your credit card is not charged. Here’s how: Withdraw from a Tournament Before Entries Close

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