Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Twos National Level 3 Finalist

Congratulations to Arya Dudipala who reached the finals of the Twos USTA National Level 3 Tournament in Toledo with Nishi Gandra from Cincinnati.  This is a team tournament with each player playing singles and doubles each round.  They went undefeated in doubles.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Junior Team Tennis 2018

The USTA Junior Team Tennis season starts soon.  Teams are being formed now.
The 1st matches are on Friday June 1st.
Matches are on Fridays and generally start between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
Matches include boys and girls singles, boys and girls doubles, and mixed doubles.  Players must play in at least 2 local matches to be eligible for the District and Midwest tournament.

Local Matches:  June 1st - July 6th
District Tournament:  July 14th - 15th Park of Roses
Midwest Tournament:  July 28th - 29th Indianapolis

Last summer RCC sent 7 teams to the Midwest Championships and had 3 teams qualify for Nationals.

Email Gabe Higgs by May 17th to sign up.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Ashland University Commitments

Congratulations to Stu Brdicka, Jordan Phelps and Colten Clark for signing to play at Ashland University.  Ashland article

Stu is a senior at Olentangy High School.  He has a sister Brianna who plays at Ashland also, and a sister Megan who played at Wright State.  Stu qualified for the State Tournament in doubles as a sophomore and in singles as a junior.  Stu played on the RCC JTT team that got 5th at Nationals last year, and on the WTT team that got 3rd at Nationals last year.  He is also on the WTT team that is going to Nationals this year.

Jordan is a senior at Olentangy Orange High School.  He was a Doubles State Qualifier in 2016 (All State).  He is on the RCC WTT team that is going to Nationals this year.  He was also on multiple RCC JTT teams that went to Nationals including 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014 (final 4).

Colten is a senior at Fairfield Christian Academy in Lancaster.  He was on the WTT that finished 3rd at Nationals last year.  He also was on multiple JTT teams that went to Nationals including 2012, 2013, 2014 (final 4), 2015, 2016 and 2017 (3rd place).

10 and Under Youth Progression

10 and Under Youth Progression

Monday, April 23, 2018

Midwest Level 3 10s

Congratulations to Henry Lessard and Nikhil Bhimireddy for getting hardware at the Midwest Level 3 East Championships (Boys 10s) in Toledo last weekend. 
Henry went 3 sets with the 1 seed and champion, then went on to win the North Consolation Draw.
Nikhil also went 3 and 1 and won the West Consolation Draw.

Friday, March 23, 2018

RCC Single Day Showdown Champions

Congratulations to the following Single Day Showdown champions

RCC Boys 16s - Roshan Sriram

Olympic Boys 10s - Tallis Mahmud

Olympic Girls 14s - Anna Chang

RCC Boys 16s - Trevor Westin

RCC Girls 10s - Spoorthi Saranu

RCC Boys 10s - Michael Wang

RCC Girls 12s - Lydia Foster

RCC Boys 18s - Mihai Crisan / Neil Reddy / Howard Wang

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Spring Break Single Day Tournaments

For those players on Spring Break next week, the Racquet Club is hosting 3 different Single Day Showdown Tournaments.
Monday 3/26 Boys 14s and Boys 18s Doubles    Deadline: Sunday night

Tuesday 3/27 Boys 14s and 18s Singles / Girls 14s Singles   Deadline:  Monday night

Friday 3/30 Boys 14s and Boys 18s Doubles  Deadline: Thursday night

These will take place between 10:00 am and 4:00 Pm.  This is a great opportunity for boys on break to get some doubles in before season starts.  Boys who are on a middle school and high school team may still play in tournaments up until the date they participate in their 1st team match.