Friday, May 22, 2020

RCC Reopening May 26th

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, the Racquet Club will be reopening.  Thank you for your support and understanding as we have all been dealing with the COVID-19 restrictions.  We are looking forward to seeing you all again, and to get everyone back on the tennis courts. 

We are committed to keeping everyone safe with constant and continuing disinfecting of contact points and surfaces, as well as ball baskets and hoppers.  We will practice and enforce responsible social distancing.  A barrier has been installed at the front desk to protect staff and customers.  Staff will be wearing facial coverings and will be regularly disinfecting around the club.  The club will be cleaned and disinfected nightly by a highly trained cleaning crew. 

The final 2 weeks of the Winter Session Junior Programs will resume May 26 thru June 6.  All classes will be held at the same time, with the exception of Saturday June 6th which is a makeup for Monday March 16th.  Space is limited, and students must confirm in advance that they are coming.  

A list of restrictions and protocols are listed on the website

The Summer Junior Program will run June 8th through August 15th.  The information is posted on the website, along with online registration.

Friday, May 1, 2020

Freshman All American

Ohio State freshman Robert Cash was named an ITA All American in Doubles this week.  He along with Cannon Kingsley are 2 of only 4 Buckeyes to earn All-America honors in their 1st season.  He and John McNally won the ITA Midwest Regional Title in an exciting comeback and reached the finals of National ITA Fall Championships.  They were 22-5 on the season, and ranked number 1 for part of the season, never dropping below the ranking of #3.

Robert becomes the 2nd player from RCC to become an ITA Division I All American.  Fellow Buckeye Kevin Metka was named an All American in 2014 and 2015.  In 2014 he and doubles partner Peter Kobelt reached the NCAA Finals where they lost in the closest final in history.  Kevin's amazing career also included being an ITA Scholar Athlete and winning the Big 10 Medal of Honor.

Friday, January 31, 2020

OSU vs Texas

This Saturday at 12:00, OSU takes on number 1 ranked Texas at the Varsity Tennis Center.  This is a must watch early season matchup against last years NCAA champs the Longhorns.  Competing for OSU will be Robert Cash, who is ranked number 2 in the country in doubles with John McNally.  They played last year in Austin, where Texas won 4-1.  OSU is 287-1 at home since April 2003.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

JTT Nationals 14s Adv

The RCC 14s Adv Team will be in action later today at the Junior Team Tennis National Championships in San Antonio, Texas. 
They will play Northern Cal this evening, and are also in a flight with Texas and Northern sections. 
The team includes Ethan Samora, Brayden Chawla, Ava Richard, Katie Zerbi, Anh Thi Thai, Libby Alderman, and Sanjan Shanker.  They are coached by Mike Kathary. 

Thursday, October 17, 2019

OHSAA Girls State Tournament

Congratulations to all the Central Ohio girls who qualified for the State Tournament this weekend in Mason at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.  The tournament is on Friday and Saturday.

Congrats to:
Division I Singles
Maddie Atway (Olentangy Liberty)

Division I Doubles
Arya Dudipala / Lalasa Nagireddy (Dublin Jerome)
Wendy Shi / Ella Hazelbaker (Upper Arlington)

Division II Doubles
Katie Zerbi / Alexis Burkhalter (Wellington) 

Division I Singles
Division I Doubles
Division II Singles
Division II Doubles

Congratulations to Upper Arlington (Division I) and Columbus Academy (Division II) for reaching the Final 4 of OTCA team States which will be played on Sunday at Reynoldsburg. 

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Central Ohio OHSAA Girls District Tournament

The Central Ohio OHSAA District tournament takes place today and Saturday.  Division I is at Reynoldsburg High School, and Division II is at CSG today and Reynoldsburg on Saturday.

Division I Singles
Division I Doubles
Division II Singles
Division II Doubles

Congratulations to all the District Qualifiers including:
Anna Chang / Naomi Chen (Academy) DII Doubles - Sectional Champions
Katie Zerbi (Wellington) DII Doubles - Sectional Champions
Maxine Giller (Bexley) DII Doubles

Claire Feit / Emily Yoshino (Dublin Coffman) DI Doubles - Sectional Champions
Arya Dudipala / Lalasa Nagireddy (Dublin Jerome) DI Doubles
Ella Hazelbaker / Wendy Shi (Upper Arlington) DI Doubles
Maggie Szabo (Dublin Scioto) DI Doubles
Ria Singhal (Dublin Coffman) DI Doubles

Anh Thi Thai (Hilliard Bradley) DI Singles - Sectional Champion
Ella Franz (Olentangy Berlin) DI Singles - Sectional Champion
Maddie Atway (Olentangy Liberty) DI Singles

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

RCC 10s Midwest Champions

Congratulations to 10s team for winning the Midwest JTT Championships in Indianapolis. 

The team consisted of Arnav Joshi, Shreyas Dave, Karan Shanker, Aiden Tang, Aaria Gala, Lily Kasson and Ella Tsao, and was coached by Zack Schwenning.  They defeated Oak Brook from Chicago 30-26 in the finals.

This is the 1st time in Club history for winning the 10s at JTT Midwest.