Brian Dabul of Argentina picked up his first major title at the Italian Open when he defeated Lamine Ouahab of Algeria in the finals, 6-7(5),6-2,7-6(6). Brian had captured the 24th International Tournament "Citta Di Santa Croce" the week before. Also at the Italian Open,Adam Feeney & Chris Guccione of Australia won the doubles, while Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic defeated Myriam Casanova of Switzerland in the girls singles, 6-1,7-6(2). Barbora also won the doubles with partner Anna-Lena Groenfeld. It was just a week later that Anna-Lena took the singles and doubles crowns at the Astrid Bowl, this time with the Ukraine's Viktoria Kutuzova. Other champions at that event were Boys' singles winner Luis Flores of Mexico and doubles winners Brian Baker and Brendan Evans of the USA.
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The Little Mo Sectionals are well underway. The following players have won in their events: Southwest:
Girls 11-Priscilla Annoual; 10-Taylor Hampshire Texas:
Girls 11-Brett Ellen Keeler; 10-Hideko Tachibana; 9-Isabelle Rodriguez; 8-Blair Shankle; Boys 11-Ben Guthrie; 10-Zachary Chu; 9-Chase Curry; 8-Dennis Garcia New England:
Girls 11-Alexandra Kelleher; 10-Marina Fileva; 9-Olivia Spagnuolo; 8-Darci Vierra; Boys 11-Marcus Van Berkel; 10-Andrew Lebovitz; 9-Noah Bragg; 8-Aaron Revzin Middle States:
Girls 11-Elissa Decampli; 10-Clarisa Peretz; 9-Jenifer Shulkun; 8-Anna Mamalat; Boys 11-Robert Margolis; 10-Chip Lebovitz; 9-Ian Sipe; 8-Mitchell Polnet Missouri Valley:
Girls 11-Meghan Schulte; 10-Haley Martin; 9-Mimi Fotopoulos; 8-Olivia Sneed; Boys 11-Lutz Lai; 9-Paul Abromeit; 8-Justin Leskera Northern:
Girls 11-Alyson Brandell; 10-Brenna Kelly; 9-Kate Roach; Boys 11-Mac Gyswyt; 10-Wyatt McCoy Pacific Northwest:
Girls 11-Priscilla Annoual; 10-Taylor Hampshire; Boys 10-Xac Branch Florida:
Girls 11-Katie Ossenmacher; 10-Morgan Basil; 9-Maci Epstein; Boys 11-Matthew Braunworth; 10-Sergio Geminiani; 9-Danny Riggs; 8-Nathan Lord
The University of Texas at Arlington is now offering full Athletic Scholarshps to two women Wheelchair Tennis Players. These first scholarships of their kind will be given for the upcoming Fall season. For more information, contact Coach Jim Hayes at 817-272-3410 or email@example.com.