14 JMTA students qualify for National Opens

The National Opens were held across the country this past weekend and 14 JMTA students qualified for these prestigious tournaments.  National Open tournaments are Level 2 nationals and second only to National Championships in level of importance.  Only the top 128 players applying in each age group are accepted. 

Congratulations to all JMTA players!

B12 Owings, MD

  • Ronan Jachuck, Albany, NY- reached semifinals in singles and quarterfinals in doubles
  • Ronnie Hohmann, Oyster Bay, NY- reached semifinals in singles and quarterfinals in doubles
  • Neel Raj,Oyster Bay, NY- reached quarterfinals in singles and doubles

B16 Surprize, AZ

  • Oliver Sec, New York, NY- reached round of 16 in singles, and won 2 consolation matches; Reached FINALS in doubles, which was not played when his partner was unable to play

B18 Midland, TX

  • Sasha Lebedev, Island Park, NY- reached quarterfinals in singles, losing to #1 seed; and won 1 round in consolation

B12 Peachtree, Ga

  • Spencer Brachman, Commack, NY- reached Round of 16 in singles, losing to #1 seed; reached quarterfinals in doubles, also losing to the #1 seeds

G14 College Park, MD

  • Loren Haukova, Elmsford, NY- reached quarterfinals in singles and doubles
  • Christina Sisti, Mount Vernon, NY- reached quarterfinals in singles and doubles
  • Patrick Hannity, Oyster Bay, NY- reached round of 16 in singles

G18 Midland, TX

  • Eva Siskova, Cornwall on Hudson, NY- reached round of 16 in singles, beating the #8 seed on the way

B16 Marietta, GA

  • Justin Lee, Cos Cob, CT- reached round of 16 in singles, beating the #6 seed on the way

Others who qualified: 

  • Merri Kelly Hannity, Oyster Bay, NY G12 Springfield, MO
  • Mackenzie Clark, Bernardsville, NJ G14 College Park, MD
  • Daniel Pellerito, Syosset, NY B14 College Park, MD

 Written by Lawrence Kleger.

Lawrence Kleger

Lawrence Kleger
JMTA Academy Director