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The goal of this website is to promote, support, encourage and grow tennis in the greater Athens Georgia area.

 

Take Care and Stay Safe

 

Clarke & Oconee County has OPENED tennis courts for play.

 

French Open bgins Sept. 26

Check back for seeding and daily updates. Bolded players have lost out.

1. Novak Djokovic 2 Rafael Nadal 3 Dominic Thiem 4 Daniil Medvedev
5 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6 Alexander Zverev 7 Matteo Berrettini 8 Gael Monfils

 

1. Simona Halep 2 Karolina Pliskova 3 Elina Svitolina 4 Sofia Kenin
5 Kiki Bertens 6 Serena Williams 7 Belinda Bencic 8 Petra Kvitova

 

Mon: No major upsets today

Tues: # 4 Medvedev and # 8 Monfils are out

Wed:

 

US Open Aug 31

Check back for seeding and daily updates. Bolded players have lost out.

 

1 Novak Djokovic 2 Dominic Thiem 3 Daniil Medvedev 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas  

5 Alexander Zverev 6 Matteo Berrettini  7 David Goffin 8 Roberto Bautista Agut 

 

1 Karolína Plíšková 2 Sofia Kenin 3 Serena Williams 4 Naomi Osaka 

5 Aryna Sabalenka 6 Petra Kvitová 7 Madison Keys 8 Petra Martić

 

Mon: No major upsets

Tues: No major upsets

Wed. Major Upset # 1 Pliskova get beat 

Thur. # 5 Sabalenka loses to Azarenka

Fri: # 4 Tsitispas gets beat.

Sat: # 8 Bautista Agut loses out

Sun: # 1 Djokvic is defaulted (hitting linesperson); # 6 Kvitova, 7 Goffin & Keys,

         # 8 Martic out

Mon: # 2 Kenin and # 6 Berrettini lose out

Tues: No major upsets

Wed: Women SF # 3 Williams vs Azarenka; # 4 Osaka vs Brady

           Men SF # 3 Medvedev vs # 2 Thiem; # 5 Zverev vs Busta

Thu: Women Final is # 4 Osaka vs Azarenka

Fri: Men SF starts at 4:00      Zverev and Thiem both win

Sat: Women Final # 4 Osaka beats Azarenka in 3 sets

Sun: Mens Final # 2 Thiem beats # 5 Zverev in 5 th set tie breaker

 

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.

Local Player Chloe Beck (right) and her partner Emma Navarro are French Open Girls Doubles Champions!

 

Athens Banner Herald All Area Teams 2019

 

Girls

Player of the Year: Lindsay Tulenko, North Oconee

Coach of the Year: Erick Willis, North Oconee

SINGLES

Caroline Beach, Madison County

Lanie Grace Frutiger, Oconee County

Emily Gaskill, Clarke Central

Ginevra Gradassi, Jefferson

Sarah Moore, Jefferson

Anna Swars, Monsignor Donovan

Aleksandra Tucakovic, North Oconee

Jenna Tulenko, North Oconee

DOUBLES

Amanda Bounds/Charlotte Hudson, North Oconee

Savannah Butler/Hayley Daniels, Madison County

Katie Colquitt/Bree Strickland, Madison County

Kacie Holycross/Tori Fortune, Jackson County

Kaitlin House/Sarah Middleton, Jefferson

HONORABLE MENTION

ATHENS ACADEMY – Anna Barkley, Emily Sherrer

CLARKE CENTRAL – Eliot Daniel

JEFFERSON – Sydney Tyler, Gracie Beem, Gwenyth Miller,

MADISON COUNTY – Rachel Brooks

NORTH OCONEE – Hannah Lerch, Anna Clausen, Caroline Brank

OCONEE COUNTY – Hollin Hargrave, Mayu Takecuchi

 

Boys

Player of the Year: Walker Towns, North Oconee

Coach of the Year: Walker Daniel, North Oconee

SINGLES

Hatton Abernathy, Athens Academy

Nick Beck, North Oconee

Marcus Beringer, Jefferson

John Chester, Athens Academy

Braden DeLamater, Clarke Central

Ryan Foster, Oconee County

Elijah Gabriel, Clarke Central

Eli Hagan, Apalachee

Xan Pearce, North Oconee

Walker Towns, North Oconee

DOUBLES

Nicholas Bergeron/Bo Reeves, Jackson County

Andrew Caldwell/Will Herrin, Clarke Central

Doster Chastain/Kevin Zhen, North Oconee

Jacob Dixon/Bradley Dixon, Madison County

Kyle Graves/Drake Tatar, Jackson County

Jack Jaegers/Ryan Mandfredi, Athens Academy

HONORABLE MENTION

ATHENS ACADEMY – Jack Jaegers, Jack Byrnes

CLARKE CENTRAL – Michael Argabright, Alex Robinson, Robert Mulford

JEFFERSON – Cooper Kework, Cody Bare, Caleb Wells, Luke Forrester, James Smith, Chase Tyner

MADISON COUNTY – Spencer King, Jacob Hall, Justin Neagle

NORTH OCONEE – Jack Anderson, Sam Johnson

OCONEE COUNTY – Nikita Popik, Brett Toutkoushian, Max Pinckney

WINDER-BARROW – Jared Hoch

 

High school tennis region and state playoff results:

 

Good luck to NOHS boys and girls in state finals  Go Titans!

Finals were rained out. NOHS boys play Mon. and girls Tues.

 

NOHS boys won their 2nd state championship today (5/6/19)

NOHS girls lost a close 2-3 match and are runner ups

North Oconee Region Champs Boys and Girls

Oconee County Boys 2nd and girls 3 rd

Athens Academy Boys Region Champs

 

State Playoffs:

 

NOHS boys and girls won 1 st round

NOHS boys and girls won 2 nd round

NOHS boys and girls won 3 rd round (now in final 4)

NOHS boys and girls win 4 th round. (now in finals May 4)

OCHS boys won 1 st round

OCHS boys lost 2 nd round

Athens Academy boys won 1 st round and 2 nd round

Athens Academy boys lost in the final 4

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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