Thursday, October 20, 2016

OHSAA Girls State Tournament

The Girls State Tournament will take place this Friday and Saturday at the Lindner Tennis Center in Mason Ohio.
Congratulations to all of the Girls from Central Ohio who qualified, including the D1 District Double Champions Masha Manilchuk and Ashley Weeks, as well as Upper Arlington teammates Nicole Holman and Evelyn Holman.
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In Division II Doubles, Helen Hoag and Savannah Halley qualified from CSG.  

Play begins at 9:00 A.M. with DI and D2 Singles followed by D2 then D1 Doubles.

Friday, October 14, 2016

JTT Nationals

RCC has 2 14s teams competing at the Junior Team Tennis Nationals in Columbia, South Carolina.
The 14s Adv team today split their matches, defeating Missouri Valley 59-28 in the 1st match and falling to Mid-Atlantic 60-24 in the 2nd match.  The team includes Dean Atway, Griffin Biernat, Maddie Atway, Caroline Sproule, Trevor Ball, Katherine Wang, Ella Hazelbaker and Pavan Uppu.  They play Northern tomorrow morning.

The 14s Int team won both their matches defeating Mid-Atlantic 50-39 in their 1st match and defeating Southern 54-44 in their 2nd match.  The team includes Sam Routzahn, Emma Wood, Wendy Shi, Nathan Yu, Noah Mizer, Shivesh Sankar, Emma Wang, Nick Geelan and Alex Graham.  They play Missouri Valley tomorrow morning.

Additional photos on USTA site

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

USTA Regional Champion

Congratulations to Maddie Atway who won the doubles and got 3rd in Singles at the USTA Girls 14s Regional Championships in Grand Rapids, Mi last weekend.  Maddie and Isha Rao defeated the 2 seeds 8-2 in the final.  Congratulations to Arya Dudipala also for defeating the 1 seeds and reaching the semifinals. 

OTCA States

Congratulations to CSG and Dublin Jerome for qualifying for the semifinals of the OTCA State Team Tournament.
In division II, CSG defeated Columbus Academy 3-2 last week to qualify.  Rosie Gliatis won at 3rd singles and Helen Hoag / Savannah Haley won at 2nd doubles.

In division I, Dublin Jerome, coached by Ken Berlin, defeated Olentangy Liberty 3-1 last night to qualify.  Erin Zhao won at 2nd singles, and Neha Dudipala won at 1st doubles.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

September Tournament Results

Congratulations to all of the September hardware winners, including the following:

Tournament at the Tree V
Boys 12s Champion:  Tanish Pairu

Boys 10s Champion:  Aleksandar Andrin
Boys 10s Finalist:  Sam Lessard

Elysium Boys 14, 16, 18 Compass
Boys 18s Champion:  Stuart Brdicka
Boys 16s Champion:  Kai Britz

SmartCourt Open 
Boys 14s Champion:  Sam Routzahn

UA Fall Open
Boys 16s Champion:  Josh Cole
Boys 16s Finalist:  Reece Yakubov
Boys 16s Consolation Champion:  Nathan Yu

Boys 12s Champion:  Tanish Pairu

Girls 12s Champion:  Anh Thi Thai
Girls 12s Consolation Champion:  Kate Thompson

Elysium 12s Compass
Boys 12s Champion:  Parth Patel
Boys 12s Finalist:  Tanish Pairu

Wickertree BG12s Tournament
Boys 12s Finalist:  Brayden Chawla

Stan Wawrinka Says He Had An Anxiety Attack Before The U.S. Open Final

Stan Wawrinka Says He Had An Anxiety Attack Before The U.S. Open Final

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Columbus Challenger Ball Boys / Girls

There is an ATP Challenger event coming up at Ohio State starting this weekend.  They need ball boys / girls.  There will be a training session this Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at the Ohio State Indoor Tennis Center.  There is another one on the weekend.  If interested email

This is also a great opportunity to go watch world class tennis.  The tournament runs the 17th through the 25th.