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US Open begins August 29

Check back for seeding and daily updates                     

(bolded players have lost out)

 

1. Iga Swiatek, 2. Anett Kontaveit, 3. Maria Sakkari, 4. Paula Badosa

5. Ons Jabeur, 6. Aryna Sabalenka, 7. Simona Halep, 8. Jessica Pegula

1. Daniil Medvedev, 2. Rafael Nadal, 3. Carlos Alcaraz, 4. Stefanos Tsitsipas

5. Casper Ruud, 6. Felix Auger-Aliassime, 7. Cameron Norrie, 8. Hubert Hurkacz

Monday: # 4 Tsitsipas and # 7 Halep get beat

Tues: No major upsets today

Wed: # 2 Kontaveit and # 3 Sakkari lose out

Thur: # 4 Badosa and # 6 Auger-Aliassime are out

Fri: # 8 Hurkacz loses out

Sat: No major upsets

Sun: # 1 Medvedev loses to Kyrgios in 4 sets

Mon: # 2 Nadal and # 7 Norrie lose out

Tues: No major upsets

Wed: No major upsets

Thur: Women SF is  # 1 Swiatek vs # 6 Sabalenka

                              # 5 Jabeur vs # 17 Garcia

Fri: Mens SF is  # 3 Alcaraz vs # 22 Tiafoe

                        # 5 Rudd vs # 27 Khachanov

Sat: Women's Final # 1 Swiatek vs # 5 Jabeur at 4:00  Swiatek wins in 2 sets

Sun: Men's Final # 3 Alcaraz vs # 5 Rudd at 4:00   Alcaraz wins in 4 sets

Wimbledon begins June 27

Check back for seeding and daily updates                     

(bolded players have lost out)

 

Seeds

1. Novak Djokovic 2. Rafael Nadal 3. Casper Ruud 4. Stefanos Tsitsipas

5. Carlos Alcaraz 6. Felix Auger-Aliassime 7. Hubert Hurkacz
8. Matteo Berrettini (Covid)

 

1. Iga Swiatek 2. Anett Kontaveit 3. Ons Jabeur 4. Paula Badosa
5. Maria Sakkari 6. Karolina Pliskova 7. Danielle Collins
8. Jessica Pegula

 

Mon: # 7 Collins and # 7 Hurkacz both loses out

Tues: # 6 Auger-liassime is out and Serena Williams loses

Wed: # 2 Kontaveit and # 3 Rudd get beat

Thur: # 6 Pliskova loses out

Fri: # 5 Sakkari loses

Sat: # 1 Swiatek, # 4 Tsitsipas, and # 8 Pegula get beat

Sun: # 5 Alcaraz lose out

Mon: # 4 Badosa is out

Tues: Women SF #3 Jabeur vs Maria   Men SF # 1 Djokovic vs # 9 Norrie

Wed: W SF # 16 Halep vs # 17 Rybakina  M SF # 2 Nadal vs Kyrgios

Thur: Women's semi- finals 8:30    Jabeur and Rybakina win

Fri: Men's semi-finals 8:30  Nadal withdraws

Sat: Women F # 3 Jabeur vs # 17 Rybaluna at 9:00   Rybaluna wins in 3 sets

Sun: Men F # 1 Djokovic vs Kyrgios at 9:00   Djokovic wins in 4 sets

 

French Open begins May 22, 2022

Check back for seeding and daily updates                     

(bolded players have lost out)

 

Ladies's Seeds

1 Świątek 2 Krejčíková 3 Badosa 4 Sakkari 5 Kontaveit
6 Jabeur 7 Sabalenka 8 Plíšková 

 

Men's Seeds

1 Djokovic 2 Medvedev 3 Zverev 4 Tsitsipas 5 Nadal

6 Alcaraz 7 Rublev. 8 Ruud

 

Sunday: # 6 Jabeur is out

Monday: # 2 Krejcikova loses

Tuesday: # 5 Kontaveit is out

Wednesday: # 4 Sakkari gets beat

Thursday: # 8 Pliskova loses out

Friday:  No major upsets today

Saturday:  # 3 Badosa and # 7 Sabalenka lose out

Sunday: No major upsets

Monday: # 2 Medvedev and # 4 Tsitsipas are out

Tuesday: Nadal takes out Djokovic in 4 sets & Zverev beats Alcaraz

Wednesday:

Thursday: Women SF # 1 Swiatek vs  # 20 Kasatkina

                                # 18 Gauff vs Trevisan

Friday: Mens SF # 3 Zverev vs # 5 Nadal & # 8 Ruud vs # 20 Cilic

Saturday: Women Final at 9 on NBC   # 1 Swiatek vs # 18 Gauff

Sunday: Mens Final at 9 on NBC Nadel wins in 3 sets

 

UGA host 2 rounds of NCAA tournament

May 6-8

Friday Men vs Alabama State at 2:00

Sat Women vs Charleston Southern at 1:00

Men vs FSU at 4:00 (UGA lost 3-4) :(

Sunday Women vs Wake Forest at 1:00 (UGA wins)

 

3 rd round UGA women vs Duke away Friday at 5:00 (UGA loses 4-1)

 

Local Tennis High Schools Regions 2022

NOHS Boys and Girls Region Champs! (Picture below)

OCHS Boys and Girls Region Champs!

Athens Academy Boys Region Champs! (Pictures below)

Athens Academy Girls 2 nd place

Prince Avenue Girls 3 rd place (Picture below)

Prince Avenue Boys 4 th place

 

STATE PLAYOFFS (1st round)

NOHS boys and girls win 1 st round by Default

OCHS boys and girls won 1 st round

Athens Academy boys and girl won first round

PACS boys and girls lost 1 st round

 

(2nd round)

NOHS boys win and girls lose a close 2-3 

OCHS boys and girls both win

Athens Academy boys and girls lose

 

(Elite Eight)

NOHS boys win

OCHS boys lose and girls win

 

(Final Four)

NOHS boys lose

OCHS girls win

 

Championship

OCHS girls are the runner-up

 

 

Australian Open Begins Jan 17, 2022

Check back for daily updates (bolded players have lost out)

 

Ladies Top Seeds

1. Ashleigh Barty 2. Aryna Sabalenka 3. Garbine Muguruza 4. Barbora Krejcikova  5. Maria Sakkari 6. Anett Kontaveit 7. Iga Swiatek                      8. Paula Badosa

Mens Top Seeds

1. Novak Djokovic – WD 2. Daniil Medvedev 3. Alexander Zverev
4. Stefanos Tsitsipas 5. Andrey Rublev 6. Rafael Nadal 7. Matteo Berrettini
8. Casper Ruud 9. Felix Auger-Aliassime

 

Mon: No major upsets

Tues: # 8 Ruud WD injury

Wed: # 6 Kontaveit loses out

Thur: # 3 Muguruza gets beat

Fri: No major upsets

Sat: # 5 Rublev is out

Sun: #3 Zverev, # 5 Sakkari, and  # 8 Badosa lose

Mon: # 2 Sabalenka, # 4 Krejckova lose out

Tues: No major upsets

Wed: Women SF are # 1 Barty vs Keys & # 8 Swiatek vs # 27 Collins

Thur: Men SF is # 2 Medvedev vs #4 Tsitsipas & # 6 Nadal vs # 7 Berrenttini

Fri: W Final is # 1 Barty vs # 27 Collins; M Final # 2 Medvedev vs # 6 Nadal

Sat: # 1 Barty wins the final 6-3 7-6

Sun: # 6 Nadal wins his 21 st Major in 5 sets

 

FYI: Most tennis equipment like rackets and balls are made in China and could be subject to tariffs, so their price might rise soon. Wilson balls are made in Thailand and should not be effected.

Improve your tennis game by watching these short instruction videos. Videos are between 2-8 minutes in length each. Clicking on Video Instruction tab above to see all 22 videos titles available. The 2 below are the newest. Hope to add more soon.

Congratulations to

Team Lynch  18+ Combo 7.5 State Champs (Above)

 

Team Boleyn  65+ 3.0 State Champs  (Below)

Congratulations to Team Border

Tri Level State Champs 3-4.5

Team JMCC Beck 

State and Section Champs 18 & under

NOHS Girls and Boy are 2018 AAAA State Champs!

Great Job Titans! Girls have won 3 in a row!

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