Friday, May 17, 2019

OVTA District Tournament 2019

The Ohio Valley District Championships are coming up June 8th - 11th (10 and unders June 15th-17th). This is the Qualifier for the Midwest Closed, which starts June 22nd.  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 2nd. Don't wait until the last minute to sign up.   
Last years participants from RCC included:
Boys 10s Champion, Finalist, Semifinalists and Consolation Champion
Boys 10s Doubles Champions and Finalists
Boys 12s Doubles Semifinalists
Boys 16s Singles Champion
Boys 16s Doubles Champions
Boys 18s Doubles Champions
Girls 10s Singles Champion and Finalist
Girls 10s Doubles Champion
Girls 12s Doubles Semifinalists
Girls 14s Singles Champion
Girls 14s Doubles Semifinalists
Girls 18s Doubles Finalists and Semifinalists

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

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Junior Team Tennis 2019

The USTA Junior Team Tennis season starts soon.  Teams are being formed now.
The 1st matches are on Friday May 31st.
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:  May 31st - July 5th
District Tournament:  July 12th - 13th Park of Roses
Midwest Tournament:  July 27th - 28th Indianapolis

Last summer RCC sent 7 teams to the Midwest Championships and had 2 teams qualify for Nationals, including 18s advanced who reached the Finals at Nationals.

Email Gabe Higgs by May 17th to sign up.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Skidmore NCAA Tournament Regional Final

Congrats to Connor Biernat who helped Skidmore advance to the NCAA Regional Finals where they play Bowdoin tomorrow afternoon.
No. 17 Skidmore tops TCNJ 5-1 in NCAA Second Round

Dabek Patriot League Doubles Team of the Year

Congratulations to Jack Dabek for being named Patriot League doubles team of the year with Andrew Ton.  They were ranked 38th in the country.  They also won the league and qualified for the NCAA tournament and played at UNC.
Navy Sweeps League Men’s Tennis Major Awards

Denison All NCAC Honors

Congratulations to Alex Cash for getting All NCAC Conference Honors in doubles and honorable mention in singles.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

RCC 12s 14s Tournament

Congratulations to the following who competed in the RCC May 12s 14s tournament this past weekend, and the 10s tournament last month.

Boys 14s Champion: Ethan Samora
Boys 14s Finalist:  Stefan Li
Boys 14s Consolation Champion:  Eric Tang
Boys 12s Finalist:  Henry Lessard
Boys 12s Consolation Champion: Karan Shanker
Girls 14s Champion:  Ava Richard
Girls 12s Champion:  Arya Chabria
Girls 12s Finalist:  Tyra Butler

Boys 10s Champion:  Karan Shanker
Boys 10s Finalist:  Keshav Goyal
Orange Ball 10s Champion:  Soorya Loganand
Orange Ball 10s Finalist:  Advik Behera