Friday, September 1, 2017

USTA National Doubles Championships

Congratulations to Robert Cash for winning the USTA Boys 16s National Doubles Championships with Andrew Zhang last weekend at the USTA National Campus in Florida.






They defeated the 1 seeds Phillip Jordan and Anders Martin in the finals 2-6 6-2 7-5.  In addition to this Gold Ball, Robert also won the Doubles at the National Clay Court Championships.



10s Adv JTT Midwest

The RCC1 10s team competed at the Midwest JTT Championships in Indianapolis.  The team included Shivum Kalyanam, Michael Wang, Nikhil Bhimireddy, Arya Chabria and Tyra Butler.

 

The young team competed well and improved each match.  They played an exciting match in the playoffs against Charleston, including tiebreak wins in mixed by Arya and Shivum and girls doubles by Arya and Tyra.









Sunday, August 20, 2017

Nats at the Zoo

Congratulations to Robert Cash for picking up his 2nd ball in as many tournaments last weekend in Kalamazoo.  Robert got 3rd at the USTA National Championships Boys 16s Doubles with Ryder Jackson.



They defeated last years Winter Nats champions Gonzalez / Johns 6-4 6-2 in the Round of 16.  In the semifinals, they fell to the champions William Grant and Tyler Zink in 3 sets.  Cash and Jackson bounced back to defeat the 2 seeds 6-4 6-2 in the final match to finish 3rd and get a Bronze Ball.



Also competing at the Zoo were Jack Dabek and Connor Biernat in Boys 18s Doubles.  They fell 10-8 in the 3rd to a seed.




Wednesday, August 16, 2017

14s Int RCC Midwest JTT

RCC sent 2 14s Int teams to the JTT Midwest Championships in Indianapolis.  RCC1 played in the most exciting match of the weekend, tying West Indy Aces 35-35, but lost in the mixed doubles tiebreaker.  The team coached by Zack Schwenning included Owen Alderman, Aditya Reddy, Ava Richard, Rena Zhao, Reece Page, Brayden Chawla, Nikhitha Bhimreddy and Emma Wang.


The team battled back from a 3 game deficit to win mixed doubles 8-5 and force a tiebreaker.



Rcc2 also competed in Indianapolis at the Midwest Championships.  The team coached by Zack and Gabe included Hayes Houseworth, Mihai Crisan, Shriya Palusa, Sadeq Al-Ali, Ria Singhal, Pranav Krishnan and Isha Sawhney.  Also on the team but not at the tournament were Daley Straub, Ryan Baxley, Olivia Westin, and Grace Webster.








Wednesday, August 9, 2017

14s Adv RCC Midwest Champions

Congratulations to the 14s advanced RCC team for winning the JTT Midwest Championships for the 2nd year in a row.  The team coached by Bryan Nibert included Anh Thi Thai, Nicole Santoso, Lauren Motta, Noah Mizer, Tanish Pairu, Nick Geelan and Sam Routzahn.  They qualified to go to Nationals in Orlando.



They won their last match 29-23 and needed Columbus Adv from Indiana to lose 3 games in their last match to tie with 132 games each.  RCC won the tiebreaker with more courts won.





Also on the team but not at the tournament were Caroline Sproule, Griffin Biernat and Parth Patel.





Monday, August 7, 2017

RCC 18s Adv Midwest Champions

The RCC 18s Adv team repeated as Midwest Champions at the Junior Team Tennis Championships in Indianapolis last weekend.  They were one of 3 RCC teams to win the Midwest Tournament.  The team coached by Mike Kathary included Lalassa Nagireddy, Kathleen Jones, Paige Kompa, Alex Cash, Jordan Phelps, Jack Dabek, Jonathan Zhuravel and Colten Clark.



They defeated Grant County in the final, and completed the tournament without dropping a single court.  They qualified for Nationals in September in Florida.



Also on the team who weren't at the tournament are Katherine Wang, Stu Brdicka, Alex Heiden, Robert Cash and Connor Biernat.



8:00 - 10:00 Clinic Monday August 7th Indoors at Racquet Club