Werdiger, Jippov, Kelly, Hendon Win Weekend Titles

Four JMTA students won titles over the weekend ending February 25.

Robbie Werdiger (pictured) was the champion at Boys 14 at the L1A at Sportime Schenectady; Adrien Jippov took the Boys 12 crown at the L1B Cunningham Park Tennis Center February Challenger, knocking off the No. 2 seed and defeating fellow JMTA student Astro Pilipovic in the final. Pilipovic had taken out the No. 1 seed along the way.

Titles were also claimed by Merri Kelly (Girls 18, L1B GHRC Winter Challenger) and David Hendon (Boys 12, O Sportime Syosset February Open).

Full results:

L1A at Sportime Schenectady

Boys’ 14 Singles

Robbie Werdiger; Champion

L1B Cunningham Park Tennis Center February Challenger

Boys’ 12 Singles

Adrien Jippov; Champion; defeated #2 seed

Astro Pilipovic; Finalist; defeated #1 Seed

Bradley Bennett; Semifinalist

Boys’ 14 Singles

Scott Fischer; Semifinalist

L1B GHRC Winter Challenger

Girls’ 18 Singles

Merri Kelly; Champion

Girls’ 14 Singles

Zoe Kava; Finalist

Boys’ 14 Singles

Ty Switzer; Finalist

Alex Portnoy; Semifinalist

L1B Sportime Quogue February Challenger

Girls’ 16 Singles

Francesca Karman; Finalist

L1B Sportime Randall’s Island February Challenger

Girls’ 16 Singles

Daniella Benabraham; Finalist; defeated the #2 seed

Sabrina Abrams; Semifinalist

Anna Maite Kaplan; Quarterfinalist

Aleksandra Sanford; Quarterfinalist

L1B Sportime HI Winter Challenger

Boys’ 18 Singles

Xavier Pacthod; Semifinalist

L2O Sportime Syosset February Open

Boys’ 12 Singles

David Hendon; Champion

Jack Volpert; Quarterfinalist

L2O Sportime Lake Isle February Open

Boys’ 14 Singles

Kevin Golub; Finalist