Thursday, November 8, 2018

JTT Nationals

RCC sent 2 teams to compete at the Junior Team Tennis Nationals in Florida at the USTA National Campus this weekend.  The 18s Adv and the 18s Int teams were Midwest Champions and will play tomorrow at the National Championships. 

The 18s Adv team, which finished 5th at Nationals last year, is made up of Alex Heiden, Sam Routzahn, Griffin Biernat, Paige Kompa, Maddie Atway, and Zoey Weil, and was coached by Zack Schwenning.  Also on the team during the season were Arya Dudipala, Lalasa Nagireddy, Colten Clark, Josh Cole, Robert Cash and Elliot Jones.

The 18s Int Team, which won the Midwest Championships back to back years, is made up of Jack Rardon, Nick Geelan, Will Newberry, Stanley Cao, Wendy Shi, Evelyn Holman, Noah Mizer and Ella Hazelbaker.  Neha Dudipala and Adam Sorrels were also on the team during the season.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

OHSAA Girls State Tournament

Congratulations to the qualifiers for the State Tournament this weekend in Mason.  The tournament runs Friday and Saturday. 
Division I Singles
Lalasa Nagireddy (Dublin Coffman)

Division I Doubles
Maddie Atway / Daneille Schoenly (Olentangy Liberty)

Wendy Shi / Evelyn Holman (Upper Arlington)

Division II Doubles
Lauren Motta / Carmen Merkel (Columbus Academy)

State Tournament Information
Division I Singles 
Divions I Doubles
Divions II Singles
Divions II Doubles

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

RCC Single Day Showdown

There was a Single Day Showdown a few weeks ago at the Racquet Club.  Congratulations to the following:
B 12s Europe Champion: Karan Shanker
B 12s Europe Finalist: Jackson Lloyd
B 12s U.S.A. Champion: Shailen Patel
B 12s U.S.A. Finalist: Arnav Joshi
B 14s Finalist: Sanjan Shanker
B 14s Consolation Champion: Nikola Kisin
G14s Champion:  Arya Chabria
G 14s Finalist:  Kate Thompson

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Saturday 10 and Under Youth Progression Tournament

This Saturday the Racquet Club will run a Youth Progression tournament for Boys and Girls 10 and Under divisions.  There is an Orange Ball division and a Green Ball Division.  Matches will start at 4:00 and 6:00.  The deadline to sign up is Wednesday night.
RCC September Youth Progression Single Day Showdown

Friday Night Boys Tournament 16s 18s

This Friday the Racquet Club will host a Boys 16s and Boys 18s single day tournament.  The deadline to register is Wednesday night.  Matches will be from approximately 8:00 - 10:30.
RCC Friday NIght Boys Single Day Showdown

Monday, September 3, 2018

RCC 18s Int Midwest Champions

RCC swept the 18s divisions at the JTT Midwest Championships.  RCC1 won the 18s Int, qualifying for the National Championships in November at the USTA National Campus in Florida. 

The team consisted of Nick Geelan, Jack Rardon, Will Newberry, Neha Dudipala, Ella Hazelbaker, Noah Mizer, Evelyn Holman, Wendy Shi, Stanley Cao and Adam Sorrels. 
They defeated Fast and Furious Forehands from Indiana in the final 35-26.  They had a close match with Team Columbus in their flight, with a clutch win from Jack and Noah in mixed, and went on to beat Paramount to advance to the finals, with big singles wins from Evelyn and Will.

USTA National Clay Court Champion

Congratulations to Robert Cash, for winning the Boys 18s Doubles this summer with J.J. Mercer at the USTA National Clay Court Championships in Delray Beach.

They had a tough match in the quarterfinals, winning 7-6 6-4 over Hotard / John, and went on to win the tournament without dropping a set.  They defeated Crowder and Frye in the finals 6-3 6-3.