Congratulations to Robert Cash who won a gold ball, winning the USTA National Winter Boys 14s Doubles Championship with Nathan Jose last week in Arizona. The 4 seeds did not drop a set the entire tournament. They defeated James and Thomas Yu 6-4 6-4 in the finals, who won the Gold Ball at Winters in 2013. In the semis they defeated the 7 seeds 7-6 6-1.
Congratulations to Maddie Atway for winning the West Consolation at the USTA Girls 12s National Winter Championships last week in Arizona. After losing her 1st round match in 3 sets, she won 6 rounds including defeating a seed.
Congratulations to Stu Brdicka and Jordan Phelps for reaching the Finals of the Midwest Boys 16s Doubles Winter Championships in Cincinnati last week. They defeated the 3 seeds and lost 9-7 to the 1 seeds in the Final.
Congratulations to Robert Cash and Jack Dabek who won the doubles at the USTA National Selection Tournament last weekend in Dayton. They defeated the 2 seeds in the semifinals and the 1 seeds JJ Mercer and Anand Saluja in the finals 8-5. This is their 2nd National Open win. Robert also had a great singles tournament, reaching the semifinals and finishing 4th.
Ohio State will host an ATP Challenger $50,000 event later this month. Qualifying starts on September 19th, and the main draw will run from the 21st through the 27th. The event will be held at the Varsity Tennis Center and is free to the public. The player acceptance list is posted here, and includes Blaz Rola, Chase Buchanan, Jared Donaldson, Tim Smyczek, Austin Kraijicek, Connor…
Ohio Valley won the 14s Midwest Team Cup held at Purdue last weekend. The team coached by Bryan Nibert and Gabe Higgs won a close match in the finals against the defending champions Central Indiana. With 3 matches left on court, Robert Cash won the clinching match 11-9 in the 3rd set tie breaker. Robert and Jack Dabek went a combined 15-0 on the weekend….
Congratulations to the all the players who picked up hardware at the OVTA District Championships and those who qualified to compete at the Midwest Closed this weekend. Boys 10s – Pavan Uppu Champion Boys 10s – Dean Atway 5th Place Boys 14s – Robert Cash Champion Boys 14s – Jack Dabek 4th Place Boys 16s – Connor Biernat 4th Place Girls 14s – Paige Kompa…
REFLECTIONS FROM MAGNUS AFTER FRENCH OPEN
Congratulations to the 3 teams that won the Ohio Valley District Doubles Championships. Griffin Biernat and Devin Boyer won the Boys 12s in Cincinnati. Paige Kompa and Zoey Weil on the Girls 14s in Dayton. Robert Cash and Jack Dabek won the Boys 14s in Parkersburg.
Congratulations to Reece Page, Erin Zhao and Alex Heiden for winning the Sportsmanship award at the OVTA District Championships. Reece won in the Boys 10s in Cincinnati, Erin won in the Girls 14s in Dayton, and Alex won the Boys 14s in Parkersburg.