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In a weekend full of snow up to our knees, several JMTA players were in action!

With a very impressive final match at the L1B Hardscrabble January Challenger in which he defeated the #1 seed, Nikolay Sahakyan was able to take home the Boys’ 14 championship trophy, the week ending Jan. 24! Also winning this weekend was Neel Epstein, who grabbed the L2O January Open Boys’ 14 title at the New Rochelle Racquet Club.

Congratulations to Nikolay and Neel!

L1B Hardscrabble January Challenger

Boys 14

Nikolay Sahakyan: Champion; defeated #1 seed in finals

Girls 14

Sara Hove: Semifinalist

L1B Jericho/Westbury January Challenger

Boys 14

Alex Vinsky: Semifinalist

Azim Gangat: Quarterfinalist

L1B Courtsense Bogota & Tenafly Winter Challenger

Girls 14

Elisabeth Schlossel: Quarterfinalist

L1B 10U Green Ball Challenger at Hardscrabble

Boys 10

Charlie Valentine: Semifinalist

Lucas Villamizar: Quarterfinalist

L2O Eastern Athletic January Open

Boys 14

Zachary Chan: Semifinalist

L2O January Open at New Rochelle Racquet Club

Boys 14

Neel Epstein: Champion

 

40-for-40: John McEnroe Tennis Academy

If you don’t know what we do here at John McEnroe Tennis Academy, you’re about to find out. Tennis is our life. From early morning to late night, we train champions, both young and young-at-heart. Our friends at Gillette produced a feature about JMTA. Above are a few still shots of the full 5:45 video. But you can check out the entire video on Youtube (link is below). There, you’ll learn more about our ethos, core values and our training. It provides incredible insight to this facility. With interviews from Johnny Mac himself and his tremendously skilled staff, you’ll begin to understand the sheer amount of work our players and coaches undertake.  It’s worth saying again: Tennis is our life. And we LOVE it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ejRBqDahE0

JMTA’s Jessica Golovin Named SEC Freshman of the Week

Jessica Golovin mac 1 smJMTA’s ownJessica Golovin Jessica Golovin, who now attends Louisiana State University, was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week after her performance in the LSU’s victory over Nicholls and Southern, the conference office announced on Wednesday, January 20,2016.

Jessica began training at SPORTIME/JMTA in 2010 and still trains at the Randall’s Island facility during her college breaks.

In her first dual match play as a Lady Tiger, Golovin defeated Julia Melendez of Nicholls 6-1, 6-4 to clinch the match. The New York native returned in the afternoon to defeat Southern’s Darnesha Moore 6-0, 6-4 and complete the sweep of the Jaguars.

Golovin is No. 52 in the ITA singles rankings and compiled a 9-3 record, including a 4-1 mark against ranked foes thus far.

Golovin and the Lady Tigers team will take on DePaul on Saturday at 3 p.m. CT at Georgia Tech’s Byers Tennis Complex.

 Tennis information supplied by LSU Sports Information 

 

 

Eight Win Crowns Weekend Of Dec. 4-6

Last weekend was another prolific one for JMTA students, with eight emerging victorious in tournament play.

At the Empire Cup National Doubles Tournament at Reis Tennis Center of Cornell University, Peter Lohrbach won the Boys 18 doubles crown by defeating #1 seed and fellow JMTA Players Jake Bhangdia and Sean Mullins in the finals. Also at the Empire Cup, in an all JMTA final, Georgia Ryan and Chelsea Williams won at Girls 16s by also defeating the #1 seeded team of MK Hannity and Sophie Graver in the finals; At the L1B RWTTC Winter Challenger, Daniela Hernandez defeated the #2 seed in the finals, and the #1 seed in the semifinals; Astro Pilipovic took the Boys 12 title at the L1B NYJTL December Challenger; Bobby Duskin was the champion of Boys 10 at the L1B CourtSense at Bogota & TRC Racquet Club December Challenger. Bobby defeated the #1 seed in the semifinals; Griffin Schlesinger won the Boys 14 title at the L1B Point Set Winter Challenger. He defeated the #2 seed in the quarterfinals; Zoe Kava claimed the Girls 14 crown at the L1B SPORTIME Lake Isle December Challenger.

Full Results:

Empire Cup National Doubles at Reis Tennis Center of Cornell University

Boys 18

Peter Lohrbach w/ John Drake: Champion

Jake Bhangdia & Sean Mullins: Finalists

Girls 18

Courtney Kowalsky w/ Celeste Matute: Semifinalist

L1B RWTTC Winter Challenger

Girls 16

Daniela Hernandez: Champion

Boys 16

Jack Flores: Finalist

David Ammendola: Quarterfinalist; defeated #1 seed in Round of 16

L1B NYJTL December Challenger

Boys 12

Astro Pilipovic: Champion

Andres Fente: Finalist; defeated #3 seed in semifinals

Julian Fente: Quarterfinalist; defeated #4 seed in round of 16

Boys 16

Ilya Semenov: Quarterfinalist

L1B CourtSense at Bogota & TRC Racquet Club December Challenger

Boys 10

Bobby Duskin: Champion

Charlie Valentine: Finalist

Lev Seidman: Semifinalist

Boys 14

Alex Zlotchenko: Semifinalist; defeated #3 seed in round of 16

Girls 12

Natalie Eordekian: Finalist

Girls 10

Chantajah Mills: Finalist

L1B Point Set Winter Challenger

Boys 14

Griffin Schlesinger: Champion

Luca DeMare: Finalist; defeated #2 seed in semifinals

Boys 18

Neel Raj: Finalist; defeated #2 seed in semifinals

Girls 14

Emily Tannenbaum: Semifinalist

L1B SPORTIME Lake Isle December Challenger

Girls 14

Zoe Kava: Champion

Fiona Boettner: Semifinalist

Boys 12

Shane Cashin: Semifinalist

L1B WOTC December Challenger

Boys 16

Blake Frank: Finalist; defeated #1 seed in quarterfinals, #5 seed in semifinals

L20 TTTC Winter Open

Girls 16

Natalie Margulies: Finalist

Boys 12

Cal Wilder: Semifinalist

 

Thanksgiving Weekend Bountiful for JMTA Students

Thanksgiving weekend brought in a harvest of championships for JMTA students in tournament play.

Audrey Pacthod won at Girls 16s at the L1B TI Academy Thanksgiving Challenger. Audrey defeated the #2 seed in the finals; Isabella Sha took the Girls 12 title at the L1B Jericho/Westbury Fall Challenger by defeating the #1 seed in the finals; Laura Ziets-Segura was the champion at Girls 10 at the L1B GHRC Glen Head Challenger; Ari Cotoulas won the Boys 12 Singles title at the L1B WOTC Thanksgiving Challenger. He defeated the #2 seed in the quarterfinals; Maxwell Kacharov claimed the Boys 16 crown at the L1B Bethpage State Park Thanksgiving Challenger by defeating the #1 seed in the finals; Gunnar Overstrom was the winner at Boys 16 doubles at the L1B Huntington Winter Challenger.

Full Results:

L1B TI Academy Thanksgiving Challenger

Girls 16

Audrey Pacthod: Champion

Sofie Levine: Semifinalist

L1B WOTC Thanksgiving Challenger

Boys 12

Ari Cotoulas: Champion

L1B Bethpage State Park Thanksgiving Challenger

Boys 16

Maxwell Kachkarov: Champion

L1B Jericho/Westbury Fall Challenger

Girls 12

Isabella Sha: Champion

Taylor Overstrom: Semifinalist

Eleanor Apps: Semifinalist

L1B GHRC Glen Head Challenger

Girls 10

Linda Ziets-Segura; Champion

L1B Long Beach Pumpkin Pie Classic

Boys 16

Matthew Cashin: Semifinalist; Defeated #3 seed in quarterfinals

Blake Frank: Semifinalist

Boys 12

Shane Cashin: Semifinalist

L1B Huntington Winter Challenger

Boys 12 – Singles

Justin Oresky: Semifinalist

Gunnar Overstrom: Semifinalist

Boys 12 – Doubles

Gunnar Overstrom: Champion

 

JMTA Players Shine At USTA National Selection Tournaments Throughout the U.S.

Sebastian Sec won both the Singles and Doubles titles in Boys 12 National Selection Tournament in Norcross, GA without dropping a set. Sebastian beat the #1 Seed in the semifinals and the #9 Seed in the finals. Daniella Benabraham won the Girls 12 National Selection Tournament in Tucson, AZ. Spencer Brachman was a finalist in the B14 National Selection Tournament in Norcross, GA, losing a tough 3 setter in the final. Spencer also made the finals of doubles before losing 8-6 to the #1 Seeds. Peter Lohrbach won both the Boys 18 Singles and Doubles at the Eastern Open Regional Tournament. In singles, he defeated the #1 and #3 seeds in the final and semifinals, respectively, and in doubles he defeated the #2 and #4 seeds.

The following JMTA students reached the semifinals in their respective National Selection Tournaments: Billy Suarez beat the #16 and #2 Seeds before losing to the #7 Seed in the semis of the Boys 14s in Dayton OH. To top off a fantastic tournament, Billy captured the Doubles title. Unseeded Cannon Kingsley playing up the Boys 16s in Wayland MA, beat the #3 Seed in the quarterfinals before losing to the #10 in the semis. Cannon finished in 3rd place. He reached the quarters in doubles, losing to the #2 Seeds and eventual winners. Michelle Sorokko beat the #10 and #2 Seeds before dropping a tough 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 match to the #11 Seed in the semifinals of the Girls 16s in Glen Cove, NY. Michelle lost in the quarters of doubles. Sam Turchetta took out the #9 and #4 Seeds before losing 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the semis to the #1 Seed in the Boys 18s in West Haven, CT.

Sean Wei claimed the Boys 18 Doubles championship West Haven, CT. Nathalie Rodilosso was a finalist in Girls 16 Doubles in Glen Cove, NY. Nathalie also won five singles matches including a win overthe #6 Seed. Her only loss was a hard-fought 6-3, 6-4 decision to the #1 Seed and eventual tournament winner. Unseeded Christina Sisti reached the quarterfinals at the Girls 18s at West Point, NY before losing to the #1 Seed. That was Christina’s only loss as she won five singles matches including wins over the #7 and #10 Seeds.

Other JMTA Students’ Results at the USTA National Selection Tournaments:

Girls 16s at Glen Cove, NY

Georgia Ryan

Reached the quarterfinals where she lost to the #1 Seed; Quarterfinals of Doubles

Lauren Munari

Reached the round of 16; had 4 singles wins including the #5 Seed; Round of 16 in doubles

Sasha Bekirova

Won 2 rounds in singles consolation; Doubles round of 16

Chelsea Williams

Won 1 round in singles main draw Katherine Kachkarov

Won 2 rounds in singles consolation

Ashley Lessen

Won 1 round in doubles

Calista Sha

Won 1 round in singles

 

 

Boys 18s at West Haven, CT

Athell Bennett

Beat the #3 Seed before losing in the quarterfinals

Jake Bhangdia

Lost to the #8 Seed 64, 4-6, 6-4

 

Boys 16s at Wayland, MA

Hayden Cassone

Reached the round of 16 before losing to the # 11 Seed; Made the Doubles Final

Daniel Pellerito

Won 2 singles matches

Lantis Wang

Won I round in consolation

 

Girls 18s at West Point, NY

Ashley Granieri

Won 1 round in consolation

Loren Haukova

Won 1 round in main draw

Courtney Kowalsky

Won 2 singles matches

Miranda Sears

Made quarterfinals in doubles

 

Boys 14s at Dayton, OH

Sujay Sharma

Won 1 round in doubles

 

Boys 12s at Norcross, GA

Luca DeMare

Won 1 round in doubles

 

Boys 14s at Norcross, GA

Robbie Werdiger

Won 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match

Harry Portnoy

Won 1 round in Singles and 1 round in doubles

Girls 14s at Norcross, GA

Perene Wang

Reached quarterfinals beating #9 Seed; lost to #7 Seed; Lost in Semifinals of Doubles

 

Girls 16s at Montgomery, AL

Merri Kelly

Won 4 matches in singles including beating the #3 Seed; Made quarterfinals in doubles

Sophia Graver

Won 2 rounds in doubles

Victoria Sec

Won 1 match in singles

Boys 14s at Augusta, GA

Zach Portnoy

Made finals in doubles

 

Pilipovic ‘Double’ Highights Six JMTA Titles

Six JMTA students won titles the weekend ending Nov. 11, highlighted by Astro Pilipovic, who won both singles and doubles crowns at Boys 12 at the L1 Reis Tennis Center November Championships at Cornell.

Billy Suarez won at Boys 14 Doubles at the Eastern Sweet 16 at Lifetime Westchester; Hudson Beaudoin took Boys 12 Doubles at the Eastern Sweet  16 at Lifetime Westchester; Nathalie Rodilosso was the champion at Girls 18 at the L1 West Rock November Championships; Sofia Allinson claimed the Girls 14 crown at the L1B RI November Challenger; and Harry Portnoy was the winner at Boys 16 at the L2O LBTC November Open.

Full results follow:

Eastern Sweet 16 at Lifetime Westchester

Boys 14 – Doubles

Billy Suarez (w/ Steven Nazaroff) – Champion

Kabir Rajpal (w/ Daniel Cohen) Semifinalist

Boys 14 – Singles

Kabir Rajpal – Finalist

Noah Edelman – Quarterfinalist

Eastern Sweet 16 at SPORTIME Bethpage

Boys 12 – Doubles

Hudson Beaudoin (w/ Samir Banerjee) – Champion

Sebastian Sec/Ty Switzer – Semifinalists

Boys 12 – Singles

Sebastian Sec – Finalist

Ty Switzer – Semifinalist

Wesley Zhang – Quarterfinalist

Sachin Palta – Quarterfinalist

Eastern Sweet 16 at WOTC

Boys 18 – Singles

Jake Bhangdia – Semifinalist

Sean Mullins – Quarterfinalist

Boys 18 – Doubles

Jake Bhangdia/Sean Mullins – Semifinalists

Eastern Sweet 16 at Mendham

Girls 18 – Doubles

Loren Haukova (w/ Mia Rabinowitz) – Finalist

Eastern Sweet 16 at NYJTL

Boys 16 – Singles

Cannon Kingsley – Semifinalist

William Turchetta – Quarterfinalist

Boys 16 – Doubles

Cannon Kingsley (w/ Oren Vasser) – Semifinalist

William Turchetta (w/ Harris Walker) – Semifinalist

Eastern Sweet 16 at APTC

Girls 16

Sophia Graver (w/ Ava Markham) – Finalist

Aleksandra Bekirova (w/ Brianna Omar) – Semifinalist

Georgia Ryan/Chelsea Williams – Semifinalists

Eastern Sweet 16 at RWTTC

Girls 16 – Singles

Perene Wang – Quarterfinalist

Eastern Sweet 16 at Jersey 34

Girls 12 – Doubles

Natalie Eordekian (w/ Reimi Kusaka) – Semifinalist

 

L1 West Rock November Championships

Girls 18

Nathalie Rodilosso – Champion

Maranda Sears – Semifinalist

Katherine Kachkarov – Quarterfinalist

L1 Reis Tennis Center November Championships at Cornell

Boys 12 – Singles

Astro Pilipovic – Champion

Boys 12 – Doubles

Astro Pilipovic – Champion

Girls 16 – Singles

Denisre Lai – Quarterfinalist

Girls 16 – Doubles

Denise Lai – Quarterfinalist

L1 Stadium Tennis Center November Championships

Boys 16

Lantis Wang – Semifinalist

Girls 14

Diana McCready – Semifinalist

Shawnte Beale – Quarterfinalist

L1 Huntington November Championships

Boys 12

Sam Scherer – Semifinalist

Bradley Bennett – Quarterfinalist

L1 Point Set November Championships

Girls 12

Rebecca Suarez – Finalist

L1B RI November Challenger

Girls 14

Sofia Allinson – Champion

Boys 14

Hudson Beaudoin – Quarterfinalist

L1B SPORTIME Lynbrook November Challenger

Boys 16 Challenger

David Ammendola – Finalist

Girls 16 Challenger

Gabriella Sciarrotta – Quarterfinalist

Madeline Richmond – Quarterfinalist

L1B Jericho/Westbury Fall Challenger

Girls 14

Janelle Chen – Semifinalist

Boys 14

Gunnar Overstrom – Quarterfinalist

Aaron Vinsky – Quarterfinalist

Alex Vinksy – Quarterfinalist

L1B GHRC Fall Challenger

Boys 12 Challenger

Miles Pines – Quarterfinalist

L1B November Challenger at Courtsense

Boys 10 Challenger

Rahul Vasudev – Quarterfinalist

Girls 10 Challenger

Diya Chawla – Quarterfinalist

L2O LBTC November Open

Boys 16

Harry Portnoy – Champion

 

Jippov, Ziets-Segura, Pacthod, Mosejczuk, Sha, Roti Win Titles

Six JMTAers won titles the weekend ending Nov. 11.

Adrien Jippov won at Boys 12 at the L1B CourtSense at Bogota & TRC Racquet Club November Challenger; Linda Ziets-Segura took Girls 10 at the L1B WG Fall Challenger; Audrey Pacthod was the champion at Girls 16 at the L2O APTC November Open; Dominick Mosejczuk won the Boys 12 title and Isabella Sha claimed the Girls 12 crown at the L2O Sportime Syosset November Open; and Ines Roti was the winner at Girls 14 at the L2O Cherry Pie Open.

Full results follow:

L1B CourtSense at Bogota & TRC Racquet Club November Challenger

Boys 12

Adrien Jippov; Champion

Jack Griffin; Round of 16

Girls 10

Chantajah Mills; Semifinalist

Boys 10

Bobby Duskin; Quarterfinalist

L1B WG Fall Challenger

Girls 10

Linda Ziets-Segura; Champion

Boys 10

Theodore Murphy; Finalist

L1B Bethpage State Park Fall Challenger

Girls 14

Madeline Richmond; Finalist

Janelle Chen; Round of 16

L1B Point Set Fall Challenger

Boys 12

Andres Fente; Finalist

Julian Fente; Quarterfinalist

L1B Sportime Lake Isle November Challenger

Boys 12

Ari Cotoulas; Quarterfinalist

L2O APTC November Open

Girls 16

Audrey Pacthod; Champion

Girls 14

Leah Margulies; Finalist

Boys 14

Mykhailo Nosenko; Semifinalist

Boys 12

Mike Shepard; Semifinalist

Samuel Reiner; Quarterfinalist

Girls 12

Victoria McEnroe; Quarterfinalist

L2O Sportime Syosset November Open

Boys 12

Dominick Mosejczuk; Champion

Girls 12

Isabella Sha; Champion

Nicolette Loeffler; Finalist

L2O Cherry Pie Open

Girls 14

Ines Roti; Champion

L2O Randolph Fall Open

Boys 12

Cal Wider; Finalist

L2O New Rochelle Racquet Club Josh Bill Tennis Classic

Boys 14

Neel Epstein; Semifinalist

L3 TI Academy Fall UPS

Boys 10

Xander Farrington; Round of 16

Benabraham, Pilipovic, Palta, C. Sha, B. Suarez, R. Suarez, Kava, Mills, Fente, I. Sha Win Titles

Ten JMTA students won titles the weekend ending Oct. 26.

Winners included Daniella Benabraham (Girls 12, + L1 Tri-City Eastern Grand Prix), Astro Pilipovic (Boys 12, L1B TI Academy Halloween Challenger), Sachin Palta (Boys 14) and Calista Sha (Girls 16, L1B Point Set Halloween Challenger), Billy Suarez (Boys 16, L1B GHRC RBF Challenger), Rebecca Suarez (Girls 12, L1B Jericho/Westbury Fall Challenger), Zoe Kava (Girls 14, L1B Spring Valley Autumn Ends Challenger), Chantajah Mills (Girls 10, L1B West Rock 10U Challenger), Andres Fente (Boys 14, L2O Sportime RI October Open,) Isabella Sha (Girls 12, L2O SPORTIME Syosset October Open).

Full Results

+ L1 Tri-City Eastern Grand Prix

Girls 12

Daniella Benabraham; Champion

Boys 14

Marcos Lee; Quarterfinalist

Boys 12

Ty Switzer; Quarterfinalist

Girls 14

Perene Wang; Quarterfinalist

+L1 Saratoga YMCA Eastern Grand Prix

Boys 18

Athell Bennett: Finalist

Girls 18

Georgia Ryan: Finalist

+L1 Sportime Schenectady Eastern Grand Prix

Boys 16

Daniel Pellerito: Finalist

Hayden Cassone: Semifinalist

Spencer Brachman: Quarterfinalist

Cannon Kingsley: Quarterfinalist

Girls 16

Michelle Sorokko: Semifinalist

Aleksandra Bekirova: Quarterfinalist

Ashley Lessen: Quarterfinalist

L1B TI Academy Halloween Challenger

Boys 12

Astro Pilipovic; Champion

L1B Point Set Halloween Challenger

Boys 14

Sachin Palta; Champion

Boys 16

Alexander Roti; Semifinalist

Girls 16

Calista Sha; Champion

L1B GHRC RBF Challenger

Boys 16

Billy Suarez; Champion

Alexander Roti; Quarterfinalist

Jack Flores; Quarterfinalist

Girls 18

Anna Maite Kaplan; Semifinalist

L1B Spring Valley Autumn Ends Challenger

Girls 14

Zoe Kava: Champion

L1B Jericho/Westbury Fall Challenger

Girls 12

Rebecca Suarez; Champion

Boys 14

Justin Oresky; Semifinalist

Alex Vinsky; Quarterfinalist

Boys 12

Shane Cashin; Semifinalist

L1B West Rock 10U Challenger

Girls 10

Chantajah Millsl; Champion

Diya Chawla; Quarterfinalist

Boys 10

Lucas Villamizar; Semifinalist

L1B WG Fall Challenger

Girls 14

Madeline Richmond; Finalist

L1B GHRC Junior Challenger

Girls 12

Taylor Overstrom; Finalist

Boys 12

Nicholas Murphy; Semifinalist

L1B Fall Challenger at APTC

Boys 14

Hudson Beaudoin; Finalist

Maxwell Kachkarov; Quarterfinalist

Gunnar Overstrom; Round of 16

L1B CourtSense at Bogota Racquet Club October Challenger

Boys 16

Blake Frank; Finalist

Tristan Taylor; Round of 16

Boys 14

Anton Semenov; Finalist

Nikolay Sahakyan; Quarterfinalist

Girls 14

Sofia Allinson; Quarterfinalist

L1B WOTC Autumn Challenger

Boys 14

Quarterfinalist

L2O Sportime RI October Open

Boys 14

Andres Fente; Champion

Boys 12

Matthew Mosejczuk

L2O SPORTIME Syosset October Open

Girls 12

Isabella Sha; Champion

Nicolette Loeffler; Semifinalist

Girls 14

Ines Roti; Finalist

L2O CourtSense at Bogota and Tenafly October Open

Girls 14

Dana Livson; Finalist

Boys 12

Jack Griffin; Semifinalist

Leo Nir; Quarterfinalist

Boys 10

Trevor Wyatt; Semifinalist

L2O APTC October Open

Samuel Reiner; Quarterfinalist

Duskin, Levine, Richmond, Ziets-Segura, M. Mosejczuk, D. Mosejczuk Win Titles

Six JMTA students won titles last weekend around the region.

Blakely Duskin took the Girls 12 championship and Felix Levine won at Boys 16 at L1B APTC October Challenger; Madeline Richmond won the Girls 14 crown at L1B Sportime Lynbrook October Open; Linda Ziets-Segura took Girls 10 at the L1B GHRC October Challenger; and Matthew and Dominick Mosejczuk won at Boys 14 and 12, respectively, at the L2O Spring Valley Autumn Open.

Full Results:

L1B APTC October Challenger

Girls 12

Blakely Duskin; Champion

Boys 16

Felix Levine; Champion

Boys 12

Nicholas Murphy; Semifinalist

L1B Sportime Lynbrook October Open

Girls 14

Madeline Richmond; Champion

Janelle Chen; Finalist

L1B GHRC October Challenger

Girls 10

Linda Ziets-Segura; Champion

Diya Chawla; Finalist

Eleanor Apps; Semifinalist

Boys 10

Harry Murphy; Semifinalist

Marco Ziets-Segura; Round of 16 Singles; Doubles Semifinalist

Bobby Duskin; Round of 16

L1B October CourtSense at Bogota & Tenafly Racquet Club

Girls 14

Jih Su Ryu; Finalist

Girls 12

Julia Werdiger; Quarterfinalist

Boys 14

Milan Jain; Quarterfinalist

Noah Kaye; Quarterfinalist

Neel Epstein; Round of 16

L1B Sportime Lake Isle October Challenger

Boys 14

Sachin Palta; Semifinalist

Noah Eisenberg; Quarterfinalist

Nikolay Sahakyan; Quarterfinalist

Bradley Bennett; Round of 16

L1B WOTC October Challenger

Boys 16

Jackson Trevor; Quarterfinalist

L2O Spring Valley Autumn Open

Boys 14

Matthew Mosejczuk; Champion

Boys 12

Dominick Mosejczuk; Champion

L2O Clifton Fall Classic

Boys 12

Jack Griffin; Finalist

LSU’s Golovin Advances to ITA Southern Regional

JMTA standout and LSU freshman Jessica Golovin won two matches to move on to the final of the singles draw at the ITA Southern Regional Sunday in Auburn, Ala.

Golovin opened the morning with a 6-0, 7-6 (4) victory over Auburn’s Pleun Burgmans. In the semifinal, Golovin defeated teammate Joana Vale Costa 6-2, 6-4 to book her spot in the final. Golovin returns to action Monday for the final of the singles draw against Auburn’s Andie Dikosavljevic.

Results of the ITA Southern Regional will be available online on Twitter @lsuwten and @LSUJuliaSell, on Instagram @LSUWTen and on www.Facebook.com/lsuwten.

Tsvetkova, Rajpal, Brachman, Cassone, Sorokko, Ziets-Segura, Oresky Win Titles

Elizabeth Tsvetkov, a sophomore at Stony Brook, continued her amazing Fall season by capturing the A Flight championships in both singles and doubles at the Navy Blue and Gold Invitational in Annapolis, Md.  Participating schools were Princeton, Seton Hall, George Mason, George Washington, Howard and Stony Brook.

Six JMTA students won championships with Kabir Rajpal (Boys 14) taking the singles and doubles crowns at the USTA Closed Regional Tournament  – October (Region 3) in Fairfield, Conn.; Spencer Brachman winning the doubles and reaching the singles final at Boys 14 at the USTA National Selection Tournament – October in Washington; Hayden Cassone taking the doubles victory at Boys 16 at the USTA National Selection Tournament – October in Queens Village; Michelle Sorokko winning at Girls 16 doubles at the USTA National Selection Tournament – October in College Park, Md.; Linda Ziets-Segura winning at Girls 10 at the L1 Stadium Tennis Center October Championships; and Justin Oresky taking the Boys 14 doubles crown and reaching the singles final at the L1B Long Beach October Championships.

Full results:

USTA Closed Regional Tournament – October (Region 3) – Fairfield, CT

Boys 14

Kabir Rajpal; Singles Champion; Doubles Champion

Jack Flores; Round of 16 Singles; 4th Place Doubles

Noah Edelman; won three singles consolation matches; Doubles Quarterfinalist

Robbie Werdiger; Singles Main Draw, Doubles Quarterfinalist

Maxwell Kachkarov; won one singles consolation match; Main Draw Doubles

Girls 16

Katherine Kachkarov; Round of 16 Singles; 4th Place Doubles

Lauren Munari; Round of 16 Singles, won two consolation matches; Doubles Finalist

USTA National Selection Tournament – October – Washington, DC

Boys 14

Spencer Brachman; Singles Finalist; Doubles Champion

Teddy Truwit; Main Draw Singles; Doubles Quarterfinalist

USTA National Selection Tournament – October – Queens Village, NY

Boys 16

Hayden Cassone; won three singles consolation matches; Doubles Champion

Cannon Kingsley; Quarterfinalist

Daniel Pellerito; won one consolation match

USTA National Selection Tournament – October – College Park, MD

Girls 16

Michelle Sorokko; won three consolation matches; Doubles Champion

Nathalie Rodilosso; Singles Main Draw; Doubles Finalist

Ashley Lessen; Singles and Doubles Main Draw

USTA National Selection Tournament – October – Richmond, VA

Boys 12

Sebastian Sec; Singles Semifinalist; 3rd Place Doubles

Ty Switzer; won three singles consolation matches; 3rd Place Doubles

Hudson Beaudoin; Round of 16 Singles, won one consolation match; Doubles Main Draw

Wesley Zhang; won one singles consolation match; Doubles Main Draw

USTA Closed Regional Tournament – October (Region 3) – Lutherville, MD

Boys 18

Peter Lohrbach; Singles Quarterfinalist, won one consolation match; Doubles Quarterfinalist

Sean Patrick; won two singles consolation matches; Doubles Quarterfinalist

USTA National Selection Tournament – October – Glen Cove, NY

Boys 18

Sam Turchetta; Singles Quarterfinalist, won one consolation match; Doubles Main Draw

Athell Bennett; won two singles consolation matches; 4th place Doubles

Girls 18

Loren Haukova; Round of 16 Singles

USTA Closed Regional Tournament – October (Region 3) – Midlothian, VA

Girls 14

Perene Wang; Singles Quarterfinalist, won one consolation match; Doubles Quarterfinalist

Girls 18

Maranda Sears; won one singles consolation match; Doubles Main Draw

USTA National Selection Tournament – October – Grand Rapids, MI

Girls 12

Daniella Benabraham; Quarterfinalist

USTA National Selection Tournament – October (Columbus Day Open) – Delray Beach, FL

Boys 14

Billy Suarez; Round of 16 Singles; Doubles Finalist

Girls 18

Christina Sisti; Round of 16 Singles, won one consolation match

Girls 16

Georgia Ryan; Round of 16 Singles, won two consolation matches; Doubles Main Draw

Courtney Kowalsky; Singles and Doubles Main Draw

Boys 16

William Turchetta; Round of 16, won one consolation match; Doubles Main Draw

Lantis Wang; won one consolation match; Doubles Quarterfinalist

USTA Closed Regional Tournament – October (Region 3) at Tri-City Fitness

Boys 12

Same Scherer; Round of 16 Singles, Main Draw Doubles

USTA National Selection Tournament – October – Dayton, OH

Boys 12

Sachin Palta; Singles and Doubles Main Draw

L1 Stadium Tennis Center October Championships

Girls 10

Linda Ziets-Segura; Champion

Sophia Cisse; Quarterfinalist

Boys 10

Dominick Mosejczuk; Round of 16

L1A West Rock Columbus Day Championships

Boys 14

Tristan Taylor; Semifinalist

Scott Fischer; Quarterfinalist

Nikolay Sahakyan; Round of 16

L1A Port Washington Columbus Day Championship

Girls 12

Leila Epstein; Semifinalist

L1A Jericho/Westbury Columbus Day Championships

Boys 12

Alex Vinsky; Quarterfinalist

Astro Pilipovic; Round of 16

L1A Armonk Indoor Columbus Day Championships

Girls 16

Shawnte Beale; Round of 16

Boys 16

Ameer Hosain; Round of 16

L1B Long Beach October Championships

Boys 14

Justin Oresky; Finalist; Doubles Champion

L1B GHRC Columbus Day Challenger

Boys 16

Alexander Roti; Finalist

Girls 16

Denise Lai; Finalist

Madeline Richmond; Quarterfinalist

L1B Tiger Tennis Columbus Challenger

Boys 16

Zachary Portnoy; Quarterfinalist

Charlie Shanker; Quarterfinalist

L2O Sportime Lake Isle October Open

Boys 12

Jack Griffin; Semifinalist

L2O CourtSense at Bogota & Tenafly Racquet Club’s October Open

Girls 14

Sofia Allinson; Semifinalist

Boys 14

Jack Benavides; Quarterfinalist