Congratulations to Jack Dabek and Connor Biernat for reaching the semifinals of the Midwest Level 4 East Tournament in Toledo last weekend. Jordan Phelps also won 4 matches, including defeating the 2 seed. Connor defeated the 2 seed to make the semis. Jack was unseeded and defeated the 4 and 8 seeds.
For the 2nd straight weekend, RCC had a team reach the Final Four of the Junior Team Tennis National Championships. The 18s Int team reached the finals last weekend, the best result at Nationals by a Racquet Club team. The team consisted of Alex Hulka, Shuo Liu, Arjun Venkataraman, Brianna Brdicka, Ashley Weeks and Nicole Holman. Amber Lee and Beniva Ganther were also on the…
Congratulations to the Girls who qualified and competed at States last weekend. All 3 girls from RCC won 1st round matches making them 1st team All State. From Upper Arlington, Junior Olivia Kompa came back from losing the 1st set, to win a match lasting almost 4 hours 1-6 6-4 6-4. She then lost to state Finalist Molly Sandberg. Alex Cash, a sophomore from New…
The Racquet Club of Columbus 14s advanced team reached the final four of the National Junior Team Tennis Championships this past weekend in Columbia, South Carolina. Team members included Victoria Fan, Paige Kompa, Sarina Xie, Robert Cash, Colten Clark, Jack Dabek, Robert Dong, and Jordan Phelps. 2014 marked a three peat for the team as Ohio Valley District and Midwest Champions. former members included Erica…
Congratulations to all of the Girls who qualified for the State Tournament including Division I Singles qualifiers Olivia Kompa (Upper Arlington) and Alex Cash (New Albany) and Division I Doubles qualifiers Brianna Brdicka / Kathleen Jones (Olentangy). Olivia is a 1st time state qualifier and reached the District Finals. Brdicka and Jones are the 1st State qualifiers from Olentangy in over 50 years. Alex is…
Congratulations to Trevor Ball for getting 3rd Place last weekend at the USTA Boys 12s Regional Tournament in Cincinnati. Trevor beat 3 seeds including the 3rd seed in the 1st round.
Congratulations to Robert Cash and Jack Dabek for reaching the Finals of the Boys 14s National Selection Tournament in Dayton. They saved match point in the tiebreaker of the semifinals to win 9-8 (8-6). They lost to the 1 seeds in the final.
Congratulations to all the Girls who qualified for the Central Ohio High School Districts which are scheduled for this Friday and Saturday. District I is scheduled for Hilliard Davidson on Friday and CSG on Saturday. District II is scheduled for CSG Friday and Saturday. Congratulations to the following Singles and Doubles qualifiers. Division I Singles Alex Cash (New Albany) sectional champion Olivia Kompa (Upper Arlington)…
Congratulations to Caroline Sproule who won her 1st Tournament at Wickertree last weekend in the Girls 12s. Maddie Atway was a Finalist in the Girls 14s at Elysium. Madison Spiess won 2 rounds. Trevor Ball won the Boys 14s Consolation at Elysium. Griffin Biernat and Osuke Fujita won 3 matches and Logan Spiess won 2.
Right after a match or training session is a very important time to stretch. Players bodies are still warm and they increase there range of motion and flexibility, while also helping there muscles recover better. It is normal for tennis players to get tight glutes, hip flexors and hamstrings after training. A lot of lower back injuries are caused from tightness in these areas. In…