Starting off down in Macon, Georgia the site of Boy’s and Girl’s 12’s and 14’s. The two highlights of Macon Georgia came from Rishi Halukurike and Van Harris. Rishi and Van each played 7 total matches in Macon, six singles and 1 doubles. Van Harris competed in Boy’s 12’s and celebrated his 11th Birthday this past week. He won 4 total matches, one in the main draw and three in the consolation. He lost a tough match in the consolation semifinals 7-5 7-6, capping off a great tournament for him. Rishi competing in Boy’s 14’s made it to the final of the consolation draw winning 5 singles matches. 14-year old Rishi went 5-1 in singles. His only loss was to the #5 seed in a tough 2 set match 7-5 7-6. Both boys showed a lot of grit and determination throughout the long weekend.
Other Results: Angali Tatini (11) won one match in the Girl’s 12’s.
In Rome Georgia BG 16’s and 18’s were taking place. Peyton Gatti and Emmy Brandow both had a very good tournament. In Boy’s 16’s Peyton Gatti (15) won 5 singles matches finishing in third place. Peyton won some tough matches on route to taking home an impressive third place finish. In Girl’s 16’s Emmy Brawndow (15) lost her first match, but then went on to win 5 straight matches and make the consolation Finals. Winning 5 matches in a row is tough at any level, especially when you have to adjust from playing full sets to short sets.
Other Results: Harrison (15) won 2 matches, beating the #9 seed in one of those.