JMTA Players Take to the Courts for Independence Day Championships

USTA Tournament Results 7/1 – 7/4

Over the Fourth of July Weekend, the players of the JMTA took to the courts competing in USTA Eastern Tournaments with numerous players recording tournament wins.

At the Level 1 SPORTIME Lake Isle Independence Championships, Daniella Benabraham won the Girls’ 16 title. Benabraham defeated the #1 seed in the Quarterfinals, the #4 seed in the Semifinals, and through four rounds of play only dropped 1 set. In Boys’ 14 competition at the Level 1 SPORTIME Schenectady Clay Court Independence Championships, Hudson Beaudoin took home the championship trophy having to defeat the #2 and #3 seeds along the way to his title. At the Level 1 Cary Leeds Independence Championships, Shawnte Beale claimed the Girls’ 14 title. In 5 rounds of play, Beale lost only one set while also defeating the #4 seed in the Quarterfinals, and the #2 seed in the Finals. In an All-JMTA final at the Level 1 Jericho/Westbury Independence Championships, Sam Scherer defeated Ari Cotoulas in straight sets 6-4;6-2.

In Boys’ 14 competition at the Level 1B Jr. On Serve July Challenger, Noah Edelman defeated the #1 seed in the Finals match to claim the tournament win. At the Level 1B Mountainside Racquet Club July Challenger, Rod Rofougaran won the Boys’ 14 title. And in an all-JMTA final at the Level 1B Green Ball Challenger at Sportime Quogue, Holyn Karp took the Girls’ 10 title, defeating Nadia Barteck in straight sets. Our last winner of the Fourth of July weekend was Anya Barteck, who won the Girls’ 14 title at the Level 2 SPORTIME Lynbrook July Open.

Congratulations to all of our winners.

Level 1 SPORTIME Lake Isle Independence Championships
Girls’ 16
Daniella Benabraham: Champion

Level 1 SPORTIME Schenectady Clay Court Independence Championships
Boys’ 14
Hudson Beaudoin: Champion
Boys’ 18
Robbie Werdiger: Semifinalist

Level 1 Cary Leeds Independence Championships
Girls’ 14
Shawnte Beale: Champion

Level 1 Jericho/Westbury Independence Championships
Boys’ 12
Sam Scherer: Champion
Ari Cotoulas: Finalist
Alexander Aney: Semifinalist

Level 1 APTC Independence Championships
Boys’ 18
Daniel Weitz: Quarterfinalist

Level 1 Point Set Independence Championships
Boys’ 16
Alexander Roti: Semifinalist
Abhinav Srivastava: Semifinalist
Jack Flores: Quarterfinalist

Level 1B Jr. On Serve July Challenger
Boys’ 16
Noah Edelman: Champion
Harry Portnoy: Finalist

Level 1B Mountainside Racquet Club July Challenger
Boys’ 14
Rod Rofougaran: Champion

Level 1B FSTC July Challenger
Boys’ 14
Neel Epstein: Quarterfinalist

Level 1B Green Ball Challenger at Sportime Quogue
Girls’ 10
Holyn Karp: Champion
Nadia Barteck: Finalist

Level 2 SPORTIME Lynbrook July Open
Girls’ 14
Anya Barteck: Champion