Tag: Tournament

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 ...

On the Road at the Junior Grand Slams

What makes the Grand Slams so special for tennis players? Is it the great cities of Melbourne, Paris, London and New York? Is it because only the best tennis players in the world can play in them? Is it because competing at these tournaments has been THE DREAM of every tennis player since he/she started ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Frances Tiafoe Breaks Into ATP Top 75

Nineteen-year-old Frances Tiafoe achieved a career-high #72 ATP world ranking and moved into the #5 qualifying spot for November’s inaugural “Next Gen” ATP Finals in Milan by winning his third ATP Tour Challenger title at the $100,000 Sarasota Open at the United Tennis Club in Bradenton, FL on Sunday. Tiafoe moved up 15 spots on ...

JTCC Double Play: Tiafoe & Arconada Both Reach Finals

JTCC standouts Frances Tiafoe and Usue Arconada both scored personal bests last week reaching finals in doubles on the ATP World Tour and singles on the USTA Pro Circuit, respectively. JTCC alumnus Frances Tiafoe played in the first ATP World Tour final of his career at the US Men’s Clay Court Championships with partner  Dustin ...