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Happy New Year!

 

UGA next home matches

Women Fri Jan 27 vs Stetson  11:00     UGA wins

Women Sat Jan 28 vs Notre Dame  11:00   UGA wins

Men Sun Jan 29 vs LSU  11:00

Men Mon Jan 30 vs Miami or Louisville  2:30

Women Sun Feb 19 vs Georgia Tech  1:00

Women Fri Mar 3 vs Arkansas  5:00

Women Sun Mar 5 vs Missouri  11:00

Men Thur Mar 9 vs Texas A&M  2:30

 

Austrailian Open begins Jan. 16

Check back for seeding and daily updates.

Bolded players have lost out.

 

1 Iga Swiatek 2 Ons Jabeur 3 Jessica Pegula 4 Caroline Garcia 

5 Aryna Sabalenka  6 Maria Sakkari 7 Coco Gauff 8 Daria, Kasatkina

 

1  Rafael Nada2  Casper Ruud  3  Stefanos Tsitsipas  4  Novak Djokovic  

5  Andrey Rublev  6  Felix Auger-Aliassime  7  Daniil Medvedev  8  Taylor Fritz

 

Mon: No major upsets

Tues: No major upsets

Wed: Injured # 1 Nadal loses out and # 8 Kasatkina gets beat

Thur: # 2 Ruud, # 2 Jabeur, and # 8 Fritz lose out

Fri: # 6 Sakkari and # 7 Medvedev get beat

Sat: No major upsets

Sun: # 1 Swiatek, # 6 Auger-Allassime, # 7 Gauff all lose

Mon: # 5 Garcia gets beat

Tues: # 3 Pegula loses out

Wed: Women SF # 5 Sabalenka vs Linette

                            # 22 Rybakina vs # 24 Azarenka

          Men SF # 4 Djokovic vs Paul & # 3 Tsitsipas vs # 18 Khachanov

Thur: Women finals will be # 5 Sabalenka vs # 22 Rybakina

Fri: Men final is # 3 Tsitsipas vs # 4 Djokovic

Sat: Women final ESPN at 3:30 AM   Sabalenka wins in 3 sets

Sun: Men final ESPN at 3:30 AM     Djokovic wins in 3 close sets

 

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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