Category: JTCC in the News

Tiafoe Faces Federer at the US Open

Watch ESPN ‘Primetime at the Open’ on Tuesday Frances Tiafoe will play on the biggest stage in tennis when he takes on 19-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer on Arthur Ashe Stadium Court in the opening round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows, NY on Tuesday. The duo will clash for the second time ...

Tiafoe Takes Down Big Foe

A focused Frances Tiafoe recorded the biggest win of his career to date with a second round victory over Germany’s Alexander Zverev, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday. This was the first win over a top 10 player for the JTCC alumnus. Zverev, who is  #7 in the ...

JTCC Players Sweep National 14s Hard Courts

Saud Alhogbani and Robin Montgomery win singles championships Saud Alhogbani and Robin Montgomery emerged victorious in the 256-draws at the USTA National 14s Hard Courts in Mobile, AL and Rome, GA, respectively. Alhogbani has had a remarkable summer run—capturing both the USTA National 14s Clay Court Championship in July and the Hard Courts last week ...

JTCC and Prince George’s County Partner for International Junior Tennis Championships

Prince George's County has extended its partnership with JTCC as title sponsor of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Grade 1 Junior Tournament, which returns to College Park, MD from August 21-26. The Wayne K. Curry Prince George's County International Junior Tennis Championships is played at JTCC two weeks before the Junior US Open and attracts the ...

JTCC Players “Double” Their Success

Saud Alhogbani “doubles” up Robin Montgomery secures first national title Usue Arconada scores a major win in Stockton Andrew Fenty and Brandon Perez reach Austrian finals Five JTCC players earned silverware on two continents on the same day in four different tournaments. Fourteen-year-old Saud Alhogbani claimed two national titles on the same afternoon winning the ...

JTCC Alumni Represent the Washington Kastles

JTCC Alumni Frances Tiafoe and Treat Huey join Nick Kyrgios, Martina Hingis, Venus Williams, and the Bryan brothers on the Kastles roster this season! Come support the two JTCC alumni and the rest of the Kastles from July 18 to 21.  Use code "JTCC" on Ticketmaster for preferential pricing!  Click on the link below to purchase. Buy Tickets

Frances Tiafoe Generates Wimbledon Buzz

Frances Tiafoe's first appearance in the Wimbledon main draw may have ended in a second round defeat on Thursday at the All England Club in London at the hands of #10 seed Germany's Alexander Zverev but his story and upbringing at JTCC attracted a number of major news stations to College Park to cover the ...

HBO To Feature Frances Tiafoe Tuesday Evening

Frances Tiafoe's rise through the tennis ranks will be highlighted on HBO at 10 PM ET on Tuesday, June 20. The 19-year-old will star in Season 23 Episode six of HBO's Bryant Gumbel Real Sports series in an interview with HBO and Tennis Channel commentator Mary Carillo. The JTCC alumnus is currently at a career ...

JTCC Mother and Son Act

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree as was evidenced by RJ Fresen following in his mother's footsteps by winning his first ITF junior title at the Panorama International in North Saanich, Canada earlier this month. Fresen's mother, former WTA top 10 player Kathleen Horvath was recently recognized in the New York Times for her ...

JTCC ‘Quatre’ Ready for French Open

Frances Tiafoe set for second appearance at Roland Garros Treat Huey goes for doubles glory in Paris Brian Cernoch and Andrew Fenty to make Junior Grand Slam debuts Having the advantage of red clay courts to train on in their youth at JTCC—a rarity in the USA where green clay courts dominate— four JTCC standouts ...