Category: JTCC in the News

Frances Tiafoe Makes Davis Cup Debut

Watch Live Coverage on Friday on Tennis Channel at 7 am EST Twenty-year old Frances Tiafoe will become the first JTCC alumnus to represent Team USA in the Davis Cup when he plays Croatian Marin Cilic in the second match of the World Group semifinal in Zadar, Croatia on Friday. Tiafoe makes his Davis Cup ...

JTCC College Pathway Features on PBS

JTCC recently featured in a PBS documentary on American men's tennis. The piece shows off the whole JTCC pathway program whereby players can progress from Community Outreach sites to Division I college scholarships/the top 50 in the world rankings. Following a three and half minute long introduction the documentary gives an insight into JTCC's Community ...

Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Medals at USA Games

Following several months of weekly training at JTCC, four determined athletes brought home seven medals for their efforts at the Special Olympics USA Games held in Seattle July 1-6. The Special Olympics USA Games draws 4,000 athletes competing in 14 individual and team sports. Bijan Bagheri and Brian Salewski both won gold medals in singles ...

Homecourt Advantage for Tiafoe and Kudla at the Citi Open

JTCC duo Frances Tiafoe and Denis Kudla both have high hopes in their hometown tournament, the ATP World Tour 500 Citi Open, in Washington, D.C. this week. Kudla faces Slovakian Lukas Lacko in the second match on Stadium court not before 4:30 pm on Tuesday. The pair only played a single game on Monday evening ...

Tiafoe Hangs Tough To Record Wimbledon Win

Frances Tiafoe reached the second round at Wimbledon with a 7-6(6), 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3 victory over #30 seed Spaniard Fernando Verdasco on Tuesday. The JTCC alumnus protected his serve superbly throughout the match, saving 13 of the 15 break points he faced in the 161-minute long contest. Tiafoe’s win over the former world #7 marked ...

Kudla and Tiafoe Show Pre-Wimbledon Promise

JTCC alumni Denis Kudla and Frances Tiafoe geared up for Wimbledon with outstanding grass court performances in Halle and London, respectively, last week. Kudla reached the semifinals at the Gerry Weber Open in Germany. The 25-year-old had five wins over top 100 players to progress from qualifying to a semifinal meeting with 20-time Grand Slam ...

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