Tuesday, May 29, 2018

OVTA District Tournament

The Ohio Valley District Championships are coming June 9th - 12th.  This is the Qualifier for the Midwest Closed, which starts June 23rd.  Last year, none of the draws were full, meaning that everyone who applied got in.  The tournament has singles and doubles.  The deadline to sign up is Sunday June 3rd. Don't wait until the last minute to sign up.   
Last years participants from RCC included:
Boys 12s Singles Champion and Consolation Champion and Finalist
Boys 12s Doubles Semifinalist
Boys 16s Singles Consolation Finalist
Boys 16s Doubles Semifinalists
Boys 18s Singles Champion, 4th Place and Consolation Finalist
Boys 18s Doubles Champion and Finalist
Girls 12s Doubles Semifinalists
Girls 14s Doubles Champion
Girls 16s Doubles Semifinalist

Boys 10s Columbus

Boys 12s Cincinnati

Boys 14s Parkersburg 

Boys 16s Huntington

Boys 18s Cincinnati

Girls 10s Columbus

Girls 12s Dayton

Girls 14s Dayton

Girls 16s Columbus

Girls 18s Dayton

Friday, May 25, 2018

OHSAA Boys State Tournament

Congratulations to the Central Ohio Boys State Qualifiers.  The OHSAA State Tournament will take place today and tomorrow at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason. 

Robert Cash, and the doubles team of Jack Dabek and Reese Yakubov were Division I District Champions.

Division I Singles
Robert Cash (New Albany)
Stu Brdicka (Olentangy)
Colten Clark (Lancaster)

Division I Doubles
Jack Dabek / Reese Yakubov (St. Charles)
Josh Cole (Upper Arlington)
Jordan Phelps / Alex Heiden (Olentangy Orange)

Both Trevor Ball, and the doubles team of Connor Biernat and Griffin Biernat were Division II District Champions.

Division II Singles
Trevor Ball (Wellington)

Division II Doubles
Connor Biernat / Griffin Biernat (Wellington)

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

Congratulations to New Albany and Wellington for qualifying for the OTCA State Final Four on this Sunday at Reynoldsburgh High School

Thisweeknews - Wellington Roundup: Tennis team prepares for two state tourneys

Boys Tennis: New Albany beats UA to advance to state

Thisweeknews - Boys Tennis: New Albany’s Cash, St. Charles doubles team win district titles

Thisweeknews - Boys Tennis: New Albany leads area contingent of state qualifiers

Thisweeknews - Orange Roundup: Heiden, Phelps to play doubles at state

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.