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Monday, April 6, 2015

Di Lorenzo Saves Four Match Points in Marathon Comeback Victory over Chen; Blackman Discusses Player Development Appointment; Tiafoe Turns Pro

©Colette Lewis 2015--
Indian Wells, CA--

Monday marked the beginning of the ITF Grade B1 Easter Bowl matches at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, with the highlight No. 6 seed Francesca Di Lorenzo's 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-2 victory over Kelly Chen.

Di Lorenzo had lost to Chen just last week at the ITF Grade 1 International Spring Championships in Carson, falling  6-7(4), 6-2, 6-3 in the third round, but when she fell behind 6-4, 5-1 in Monday's match, it looked as if Chen would post her second win in five days over the left-hander from Ohio.

But Di Lorenzo managed to hold for 5-2, then broke to make it 5-3.

Serving to stay in the match for the second time, Di Lorenzo went down 0-40, but never displaying any discouragement or dismay, she saved the first match point with a forehand putaway, then saved the second when Chen missed a forehand wide. On match point No. 3, a long rally ended with Chen coming in to finish the point, but Di Lorenzo struck an amazing dipping cross court forehand to save it.  She won the next point when Chen hit a forehand wide, but a slice long, one of the few mistakes Di Lorenzo made in the game, brought it back to deuce.  Chen earned her fourth match point with a forehand pass, but Di Lorenzo again came up with a winner after a long rally, this time with a backhand volley.  Two errors by Chen gave Di Lorenzo the game, but Chen still had another chance to serve out the match.

She was unable to do it, double faulting at 30-40 to make it 5-5.  But despite the momentum, Di Lorenzo couldn't hold in the next game, double faulting at 30-40 to give Chen her third opportunity to serve out the match.  Whether it was the length of the rallies or the length of the match, then approaching the two-and-a-half hour mark, Chen's unforced errors started to increase, and she contributed four to get broken again.

That pattern continued in the tiebreaker, with Di Lorenzo keeping the ball in play long enough for Chen to make an error, although Di Lorenzo did manage a volley winner and a forehand winner to take a 6-1 lead.  Di Lorenzo double faulted on her first set point, but earned a third set on the next one, when Chen's forehand went wide.

Di Lorenzo took an early lead in the third set, and despite the midday sun, played with the same energy and commitment to her shots that she'd shown in the first hour.  When she broke Chen for a second time, with the Californian's forehand errors mounting, Di Lorenzo was up 4-1 and after each player held, she found herself in the same position Chen was in in the second set, serving for the match at 5-2.

"I never think, okay, now I have the match," said Di Lorenzo. "Especially with her. She fights so hard, anything can happen. I always think, next point, next point. It's never over, and I've learned that the hard way a few times."

The match, now well over three hours long, looked as if it might have yet another plot twist when Di Lorenzo went down 15-40 serving for it at 5-2 in the third.  A couple of errors from Chen brought it to deuce, and Di Lorenzo got her first match point, only to watch Chen save it with a big forehand.  A backhand winner by Chen gave her another break point, but she missed a makeable volley. Chen let a fourth break point get away, when a good serve by Di Lorenzo resulted in a missed return.  A long point on the fourth deuce ended with Chen missing a forehand into the net, and Di Lorenzo had a second match point, which she converted when Chen missed a forehand.

"I was thinking I just have to make her play every shot," Di Lorenzo said of her attitude when down 6-4, 5-1. "I don't want to give the match to her, I wanted to make her hit ten balls every point and I wanted to make her earn it."

Di Lorenzo admitted she was "a little shocked" when she saw the draw.

"But I guess it was good for me, because I lost to her in the last tournament, to get revenge," Di Lorenzo said. "Nobody really wants a tough first round like that, but I think it helps you throughout the tournament so you wake up."

As the physical toll of playing more than three hours, Di Lorenzo showed no evidence of it.

"I had a lot of energy," said Di Lorenzo, who couldn't recall ever winning a match from that far down before. "I think I was sleeping the first few games of the match, but once I woke up, I was ready to play. I think she may have gotten a little tired, I don't know. But she's super athletic and really in shape, so it's a battle usually when we play."

Di Lorenzo survived, but several seeds in action Monday did not.  No. 6 seed Sameer Kumar suffered his fifth straight first round loss in ITF junior play this year, falling to John Jorgeson 6-1, 6-1.   Cameron Klinger defeated No. 9 seed Liam Caruana  6-3, 6-3, and the girls draw lost No. 13 seed Mia Horvit to a withdrawal.  No. 10 seed Alexandra Sanford lost to Alaina Miller 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 and No. 15 seed Jade Lewis lost to Abi Altick 6-7(4), 6-1, 7-5.

Due to an error in which a player was mistakenly removed as a withdrawal when he had actually not withdrawn, 65 players ended up in the boys draw, so the last two qualifiers to get in, Williams Howells and Johnathan Small, had to play for the final spot in the main draw.  Small won 6-1, 6-4, and will play Trent Bryde in the first round on Tuesday.

Taylor Fritz, just a day after his appearance in the final of the ITF Junior Masters in China, was back in the United States and at Indian Wells this afternoon, admitting to some fatigue, but getting some practice in before his first round match against Caleb Chakravarthi on Tuesday.

Live streaming of Fritz's match is likely and can be found at easterbowl.com.

Complete results from all the Easter Bowl age divisions are at the bottom of this post.

I participated in the conference call with newly named USTA General Manager of Player Development Martin Blackman this morning, the complete transcript of which can be found here. The article announcing Blackman's appointment is available at usta.com. Please take the time to read both the transcript and the article and to offer your comments on Blackman's view of the position and his coaching philosophy.

In other major news in the junior tennis world today, Frances (note new spelling) Tiafoe has turned pro, signing with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation agency.

The Washington Post has more on Tiafoe's decision here.

Boys' 18 Singles (Round of 64)
Connor Hance (Torrance, CA) def. Vincent Lin (Schaumburg, IL) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3
Zeke Clark (15) (Tulsa, OK) def. Brandon Holt (Rolling Hills, CA) 6-4, 6-4
Cameron Klinger (Elk Grove, CA) def. Liam Caruana (9) (New Braunfels, TX) 6-3, 6-3
Jakub Wojcik (Delray Beach, FL) def. Matthew Gamble (Webster, NY) 1-6, 6-2, 6-1
Agustin Moreno def. Evan Zhu (Irvine, CA) 6-4, 6-1
John Jorgeson (Bradenton, FL) def. Sameer Kumar (6) (Carmel, IN) 6-1, 6-1
Robert Levine (11) (Bedford, NY) def. Eric Rutledge (Fort Worth, TX) 6-0, 6-1
Nicolas Moreno de Alboran (13) (London, Surrey) def. Daniel Gealer (Los Angeles, CA) 6-3, 7-6(3)
Oliver Sec (New York, NY) def. Lubomir Cuba (Massapequa Park, NY) 2-6, 7-5, 6-3
Alexander Keyser (Danville, CA) def. Victor Pham (Saratoga, CA) 6-1, 6-3
Alex Ross (La Grange, IL) def. Jake Van Emburgh (Verona, WI) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Mwendwa Mbithi (10) (Deerfield Beach, FL) def. William Genesen (Tulsa, OK) 6-4, 6-1
Sam Riffice (14) (Roseville, CA) def. Emanuel Llamas (El Paso, TX) 6-0, 7-5
Sami Kirberg (Ft Lauderdale, FL) def. John McNally (Cincinnati, OH) 6-3, 7-6(5)
Catalin Mateas (8) (Braintree, MA) def. Pietro Rimondini (Boca Raton, FL) 6-3, 6-3
Riley Smith (Long Beach, CA) def. Bjorn Hoffmann (Newport Beach, CA) 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
Tyler Schick (Short Hills, NJ) def. Wyatt Demulling (Burien, WA) 6-3, 6-3
Vasil Kirkov (16) (Tampa, FL) def. Nathan Perrone (Bluffton, SC) 6-2, 6-4
Jeffrey Wolf (Cincinnati, OH) def. Connor Garnett (Bellevue, WA) 6-1, 6-3
Hady Habib (7) (Bradenton, FL) def. Gianni Ross (La Grange, IL) 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
Emil Reinberg (5) (Atlanta, GA) def. Pedro Fernandez del Valle (Wesley Chapel, FL) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
Jacob Brumm (Rancho Santa Fe, CA) def. Alafia Ayeni (San Diego, CA) 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(3)
Boys' 18 Singles Playoff (Final Round)
Johnathan Small (Zionsville, IN) def. William Howells (Plantation, FL) 6-1, 6-4

Girls' 18 Singles (Round of 64)
Caty McNally (Cincinnati, OH) def. Melissa Lord (Bloomfield, CT) 4-6, 7-5, 6-1
Carson Branstine (Orange, CA) def. Savannah Slaysman (Phoenix, AZ) 6-2, 6-3
Helen Altick (Monroe, LA) def. Jade Lewis (15) (Hilton Head Island, SC) 6-7(4), 6-1, 7-5
Raquel Pedraza (Claremont, CA) def. Anna Rogers (Stamford, CT) 6-1, 7-6(5)
Christina Rosca (Princeton, NJ) def. Ryan Peus (Palos Verdes Estates, CA) 6-4, 6-4
Meghan Kelley (Falmouth, ME) def. Madison Bourguignon (Boca Raton, FL) 6-3, 6-3
Morgan Coppoc (Tulsa, OK) def. Camille Favero (Sacramento, CA) 6-2, 7-6(5)
Kylie McKenzie (Anthem, AZ) def. Nicole Kalhorn (Colorado Springs, CO) 4-6, 6-0, 6-1
Sofia Sewing (14) (Doral, FL) def. Gabriella Pollner (Boca Raton, FL) 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
Taylor Russo (Deerfield Beach, FL) def. Jessica Livianu (Brooklyn, NY) 6-2, 7-5
Kayla Day (9) (Santa Barbara, CA) def. Ally Miller-Krasilnikov (Delray Beach, FL) 6-1, 6-0
Meible Chi (Weston, FL)  def.  Karina Traxler (Rockwall, TX)  6-0, 6-4
Jessie Aney (Rochester, MN) def. Sabrina Faybyshev (Marlboro, NJ) 6-2, 6-1
Caroline Lampl (Bluemont, VA) def. Dominique Schaefer (16) (Ventura, CA) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Alaina Miller (Saratoga, CA) def. Alexandra Sanford (10) (Westerville, OH) 6-4, 2-6, 6-1
Ena Shibahara (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA) def. Ndindi Mwaruka 6-1, 6-1
Alexis Nelson (Saint Paul, MN) def. Jenna Friedel (Mill Valley, CA) 6-3, 6-2
Francesca Di Lorenzo (6) (New Albany, OH) def. Kelly Chen (Cerritos, CA) 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-2
Jessica Failla (Ramona, CA) def. Andrea Kevakian (Glendale, CA) 6-1, 6-4

Girls' 18 Doubles (Round of 32)
Kenya Jones (Memphis, TN) / Ndindi Mwaruka def. Savannah Slaysman (Phoenix, AZ) / Rebecca Weissmann (Loveland, CO) 6-4, 2-6, 10-7
Summer Dvorak (Laguna Beach, CA) / Gabrielle Schuck (Colorado Springs, CO) def. Sabrina Faybyshev (Marlboro, NJ) / Darya Possokhova (San Francisco, CA) 6-3, 3-6, 10-1
Meghan Kelley (Falmouth, ME) / Gabriella Pollner (6) (Boca Raton, FL) def. Zoe Spence (Chicago, IL) / Elene Tsokilauri (Newtown Square, PA) 6-4, 6-3
Meible Chi (Weston, FL) / Taylor Russo (Deerfield Beach, FL) def. Kayla Day (Santa Barbara, CA) / Ryan Peus (Palos Verdes Estates, CA) 7-5, 6-3
Morgan Coppoc (Tulsa, OK) / Alexandra Sanford (8) (Westerville, OH) def. Kenadi Hance (Torrance, CA) / Maddie Pothoff (Tucson, AZ) 6-3, 6-0
Carson Branstine (Orange, CA) / Kylie McKenzie (Anthem, AZ) def. Helen Altick (Monroe, LA) / Raquel Pedraza (7) (Claremont, CA) 6-4, 6-2
Annette Goulak (Oak Park, CA) / Alaina Miller (Saratoga, CA) def. Anna Dollar (Lancaster, PA) / Ally Miller-Krasilnikov (Delray Beach, FL) 6-3, 7-6(6)
Caroline Dolehide (Hinsdale, IL) / Ena Shibahara (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA) def. Alexis Nelson (Saint Paul, MN) / Christina Rosca (Princeton, NJ) 6-1, 6-1
Andie Daniell (Douglasville, GA) / Emma Higuchi (Los Angeles, CA) def. Andrea Kevakian (Glendale, CA) / Jaclyn Switkes (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL) 6-0, 6-1
Usue Arconada (Rio Piedras, PR) / Francesca Dilorenzo (2) (New Albany, OH) def. Amanda Anisimova (Hallandale Beach, FL) / Abigail Desiatnikov (Atlanta, GA) 6-2, 6-1

Boys' 16 Singles (Round of 64)
Oliver Crawford (1) (Spartanburg, SC) def. Keenan Mayo (Roseville, CA) 6-0; 6-3
Christian Alshon (Boca Raton, FL) def. Andrew Fenty (Washington, DC) 6-3; 6-1
Paul Barretto (12) (Tiburon, CA) def. Charlie Sharton (Wayland, MA) 6-1; 6-0
Alex Mascioli (Wayne, PA) def. Lucas Biondi (Purchase, NY) 6-4; 6-1
Matthew Lord (5) (Bloomfield, CT) def. Kento Perera (Santa Barbara, CA) 6-4; 6-2
Andrew Ton (Milpitas, CA) def. Brandon Stringfellow (Phoenix, AZ) 6-3; 6-3
Athell Bennett (Valley Stream, NY) def. Josh Mukherjee (Bloomfield Hills, MI) 6-1; 6-7(5); 4-1 Ret (inj)
Austen Huang (2) (Elk Grove, CA) def. Cody Lin (Thousand Oaks, CA) 6-4; 6-1
Conrad Russell (Palo Alto, CA) def. Spencer Brown (Spartanburg, SC) 6-4; 6-3
Sam Turchetta (14) (Pound Ridge, NY) def. Casey Ross (Littleton, CO) 6-4; 6-1
Chambers Easterling (Spartanburg, SC) def. Maxwell Freeman (Ashland, MA) 6-2; 3-6; 6-3
Jourdan Kast (Boca Raton, FL) def. Jonathan Dollahite (8) (Orem, UT) 7-5; 6-2
Charles Deng (Temple City, CA) def. Bradley Frye (Overland Park, KS) 3-6; 7-6(4); 7-6(6)
Brian Cernoch (11) (North Bethesda, MD) def. Adam Guo (Redmond, WA) 6-4; 6-3
Luke Ross (Sewickley, PA) def. Cotter Wilson (Shreveport, LA) 6-4; 6-2
Abhijeet Joshi (6) (Millington, NJ) def. Ben Goldberg (Pacific Palisades, CA) 6-1; 7-5
Dylan Levitt (Las Vegas, NV) def. Bill Duo (Portage, MI) 6-0; 4-6; 6-1
Jackson Suh (15) (Bellevue, WA) def. Yuval Solomon (Plainview, NY) 6-4; 6-2
Brady Draheim (Omaha, NE) def. Peter Conklin (Fairfield, CT) 7-6(2); 6-3
Sean Sculley (3) (Hilton Head Island, SC) def. Kevin Ma (San Ramon, CA) 7-5; 3-6; 6-0
Jason Lui (7) (Bellevue, WA) def. Victor Cheng (Santa Monica, CA) 6-1; 6-3
Mayson Xue (San Ramon, CA) def. Alex Wesbrooks (McKinney, TX) 7-6(1); 6-2
William Woodall (Washington, DC) def. Mac Kiger (10) (Katonah, NY) 6-4; 6-7(4); 6-2
Steven Sun (Boca Raton, FL) def. Benjamin Gajardo (Las Vegas, NV) 6-4; 6-1
Bryce Pereira (San Gabriel, CA) def. Dominic Barretto (Tiburon, CA) 6-2; 6-0
Matthew Rodriguez (9) (Highland Beach, FL) def. Wilson Hamilton (Dallas, TX) 6-4; 6-0
Danny Thomas (Pickerington, OH) def. Maxwell Mendelsohn (13) (Little Rock, AR) 6-2; 6-2
Aleks Huryn (Alpharetta, GA) def. Robert Baylon (Buena Park, CA) 6-3; 6-0
William Peters (4) (DUXBURY, MA) def. Trey Hilderbrand (Helotes, TX) 7-5; 6-3
Daunte Harris (Lomita, CA) def. Zachary Fleischman (Medina, WA) 7-6(4); 6-2
Ajai Shekhera (16) (Campbell, CA) def. Ethan Prost (Peoria, AZ) 6-1; 3-6; 6-1
Jack Katzman (Seattle, WA) def. Ivan Thamma (San Diego, CA) 6-0; 6-3

Boys' 16 Doubles (Round of 16)
Sean Sculley (Hilton Head Island, SC) / Cotter Wilson (1) (Shreveport, LA) def. Andrew Fenty (Washington, DC) / William Woodall (Washington, DC) 8-5
Brady Draheim (Omaha, NE) / Chambers Easterling (Spartanburg, SC) def. Dominic Barretto (Tiburon, CA) / Paul Barretto (2) (Tiburon, CA) 9-8; 7-6(4))
Brian Cernoch (North Bethesda, MD) / Oliver Crawford (8) (Spartanburg, SC) def. Peter Conklin (Fairfield, CT) / Matthew Lord (Bloomfield, CT) 8-4
Bryce Pereira (San Gabriel, CA) / Ivan Thamma (San Diego, CA) def. Abhijeet Joshi (Millington, NJ) / Mac Kiger (6) (Katonah, NY) 9-7
Jackson Suh (Bellevue, WA) / Danny Thomas (Pickerington, OH) def. Victor Cheng (Santa Monica, CA) / Daunte Harris (Lomita, CA) 9-8; 7-6(2))
Robert Baylon (Buena Park, CA) / Andrew Ton (Milpitas, CA) def. Kevin Ma (San Ramon, CA) / Ajai Shekhera (Campbell, CA) 8-4
Austen Huang (Elk Grove, CA) / Jason Lui (5) (Bellevue, WA) def. Ben Goldberg (Pacific Palisades, CA) / Maxwell Mendelsohn (Little Rock, AR) 8-2
Jonathan Dollahite (Orem, UT) / Dylan Levitt (7) (Las Vegas, NV) def. Trey Hilderbrand (Helotes, TX) / Alex Wesbrooks (McKinney, TX)

Girls' 16 Singles (Round of 64)
Grace Joyce (1) (Newton, MA) def. Riley McQuaid (Tustin, CA) 6-1; 6-1
Taylor Bridges (Mesa, AZ) def. Alessandra Bianco (Chicago, IL) 6-1; 3-6; 6-4
Janice Shin (9) (Houston, TX) def. Catherine Cable (Spokane, WA) 6-1; 6-1
Stephanie Schrage (Millburn, NJ) def. Jennifer Gadalov (Los Angeles, CA) 4-6; 7-6(3); 7-5
Anna Brylin (Short Hills, NJ) def. Nadia Gizdova (5) (Columbia, MD) 6-4; 6-4
Jessi Muljat (Sacramento, CA) def. Zoe Taylor (Long Grove, IL) 6-2; 6-2
Ivana Corley (Albuquerque, NM) def. Lindsay Song (Birmingham, AL) 6-2; 6-2
Samantha Martinelli (2) (Denver, CO) def. Emma Decoste (Stuart, FL) 6-4; 6-1
Jessica Aragon (Plano, TX) def. Diana Wong (Hilo, HI) 6-4; 6-1
Victoria Emma (12) (Naples, FL) def. Elena Van Linge (Menlo Park, CA) 6-1; 6-1
McCartney Kessler (Calhoun, GA) def. Clarissa Hand (Moorestown, NJ) 6-4; 7-6(3)
Carolyn Campana (Hillsborough, CA) def. Cameron Corse (6) (Baltimore, MD) 6-4; 6-4
Taylor Johnson (Redondo Beach, CA) def. Caitlin Calkins (Tulsa, OK) 6-2; 6-1
Meg Kowalski (15) (La Grange, IL) def. Madison Hwang (Frisco, TX) 6-1; 6-1
Alexandra Belaya (Melbourne, FL) def. Danielle Quevedo (Tyler, TX) 6-3; 3-6; 6-2
Salma Ewing (Long Beach, CA) def. Ally Bojczuk (7) (Franklin, TN) 7-5; 7-5
Rachel Eason (Union City, CA) def. Christina Sisti (Mount Vernon, NY) 6-3; 7-5
Hannah Lairmore (14) (Mobile, AL) def. Dalayna Hewitt (Pepper Pike, OH) 2-6; 6-2; 6-2
Delaney Nothaft (Tempe, AZ) def. Cali Jankowski (Carlsbad, CA) 2-6; 6-2; 7-6(7)
Maria Ross (17) (Lakewood Ranch, FL) def. Sydney Jones (Carrollton, TX) 6-0; 6-1
Hannah Zhao (8) (San Diego, CA) def. Sarianna Kuuttila (Albuquerque, NM) 7-5; 6-4
Stevie Kennedy (Bonita Springs, FL) def. Katya Tabachnik (San Francisco, CA) 6-2; 6-4
Natasha Subhash (Fairfax, VA) def. Rachel Lim (11) (Briarcliff Manor, NY) 7-6(0); 6-4
Andjelija Bozovic (Burr Ridge, IL) def. Jessica Anzo (Temecula, CA) 6-4; 0-6; 6-4
Caroline Dunleavy (Darien, CT) def. Isabella Lambert (Wayzata, MN) 6-2; 6-1
Isabella Lorenzini (10) (Clarendon Hills, IL) def. Madison Gallegos (Aurora, CO) 6-4; 6-4
Abigail Chiu (16) (Austin, TX) def. Elvena Gevargiz (Las Vegas, NV) 4-6; 6-1; 6-3
Tatum Rice (Hot Springs, AR) def. Kalani Soli (Carson, CA) 7-6(5); 6-1
Victoria Flores (4) (Fort Dodge, IA) def. Ann Li (Devon, PA) 1-6; 7-6(4); 6-4
Jenna Moustafa (Los Angeles, CA) def. Marybeth Hurley (Novi, MI) 6-4; 7-5
Madeline Meredith (13) (Vestavia, AL) def. Sophia Reddy (Eden Prairie, MN) 6-1; 6-3
Nicole Mossmer (La Jolla, CA) def. Jasmin Tripathy (Lubbock, TX) 6-1; 7-5

Girls' 16 Doubles (Round of 16)
Ally Bojczuk (Franklin, TN) / Madison Hwang (Frisco, TX) def. McCartney Kessler (Calhoun, GA) / Tatum Rice (Hot Springs, AR) 9-7
Cameron Corse (Baltimore, MD) / Nadia Gizdova (2) (Columbia, MD) def. Christina Sisti (Mount Vernon, NY) / Lindsay Song (Birmingham, AL) 8-3
Samantha Martinelli (Denver, CO) / Delaney Nothaft (4) (Tempe, AZ) def. Jessi Muljat (Sacramento, CA) / Hannah Zhao (San Diego, CA) 8-3
Caroline Dunleavy (Darien, CT) / Grace Joyce (Newton, MA) def. Catherine Cable (Spokane, WA) / Madison Gallegos (Aurora, CO) 8-0
Maria Ross (Lakewood Ranch, FL) / Natasha Subhash (Fairfax, VA) def. Dalayna Hewitt (Pepper Pike, OH) / Isabella Lorenzini (Clarendon Hills, IL) 9-8; 7-6(6))
Victoria Flores (Fort Dodge, IA) / Madeline Meredith (3) (Vestavia, AL) def. Jessica Anzo (Temecula, CA) / Kalani Soli (Carson, CA) 8-5
Abigail Chiu (Austin, TX) / Danielle Quevedo (1) (Tyler, TX) def. Ivana Corley (Albuquerque, NM) / Diana Wong (Hilo, HI) 8-4
Kolie Allen (Lombard, IL) / Meg Kowalski (5) (La Grange, IL) def. Alexandra Belaya (Melbourne, FL) / Emma Decoste (Stuart, FL) 9-8; 7-6(4)

Boys' 14 Singles (Round of 16)
Garrett Johns (Atlanta, GA) def. Noah Lilienthal (Princeton, NJ) 7-6; 6-2
Joshua Xu (5) (Chandler, AZ) def. Tyler Zink (11) (Lakewood Ranch, FL) 6-1; 6-2
Sebastian Korda (Bradenton, FL) def. Leighton Allen (13) (Austin, TX) 7-6; 3-6; 6-1
Jaycer Calleros (10) (San Antonio, TX) def. Jenson Brooksby (8) (Carmichael, CA) 6-3; 6-1
James Ignatowich (Wellington, FL) def. Jacob Bullard (Calabasas, CA) 6-4; 4-6; 6-1
Adam Neff (3) (Bradenton, FL) def. Ronan Jachuck (9) (Boca Raton, FL) 6-4; 6-4
Cannon Kingsley (6) (Northport, NY) def. Daniel Baturyn (San Leandro, CA) 6-1; 6-0
Brandon Nakashima (2) (San Diego, CA) def. Theodore McDonald (Bellevue, WA) 7-5; 6-3

Boys' 14 Singles (Quarterfinal Round)
Joshua Xu (5) (Chandler, AZ) def. Garrett Johns (Atlanta, GA) 1-6; 6-4; 7-6(1)
Jaycer Calleros (10) (San Antonio, TX) def. Sebastian Korda (Bradenton, FL) 6-2; 3-0 Ret (inj)
Adam Neff (3) (Bradenton, FL) def. James Ignatowich (Wellington, FL) 6-0; 6-1
Brandon Nakashima (2) (San Diego, CA) def. Cannon Kingsley (6) (Northport, NY) 6-1; 7-6(2)

Girls' 14 Singles (Round of 16)
Alexa Noel (1) (Summit, NJ) def. Michelle Deng (Temple City, CA) 6-2; 6-1
Sophia Hatton (Syracuse, NY) def. Tia Mukherjee (Bloomfield Hills, MI) 7-6(6); 6-4
Katie Volynets (4) (Walnut Creek, CA) def. Naomi Cheong (Las Vegas, NV) 6-2; 6-3
Lea Ma (5) (Dix Hills, NY) def. Josie Frazier (13) (Scottsdale, AZ) 7-6(3); 6-4
Kacie Harvey (6) (Braintree, MA) def. Lahari Yelamanchili (16) (Burr Ridge, IL) 6-0; 6-2
Emma Navarro (Charleston, SC) def. Abigail Forbes (3) (Raleigh, NC) 7-6(6); 3-6; 6-2
Whitney Osuigwe (14) (Bradenton, FL) def. Jillian Taggart (8) (Fair Oaks, CA) 6-2; 6-3
Imani Graham (St Johns, FL) def. Sara Choy (2) (Palo Alto, CA) 6-4; 6-4

Girls' 14 Singles (Quarterfinal Round)
Alexa Noel (1) (Summit, NJ) def. Sophia Hatton (SYRACUSE, NY) 6-3; 6-2
Katie Volynets (4) (Walnut Creek, CA) def. Lea Ma (5) (Dix Hills, NY) 6-2; 6-3
Kacie Harvey (6) (Braintree, MA) def. Emma Navarro (Charleston, SC) 6-0 Ret (ill)
Whitney Osuigwe (14) (Bradenton, FL) def. Imani Graham (St Johns, FL) 6-0; 6-0

Boys' 12 Singles (Round of 16)
Aidan Mayo (1) (Roseville, CA) def. JJ Tracy (9) (Ann Arbor, MI) 6-3; 6-1
Nathan Kwon (Bakersfield, CA) def. Samuel Landau (13) (Los Angeles, CA) 6-1; 6-4
Sam Feldman (3) (Brookline, MA) def. Tauheed Browning (Philadelphia, PA) 6-2; 6-1
Hunter Heck (6) (New Brighton, MN) def. Eli Gordon (11) (Highland Park, IL) 6-0; 6-1
Benjamin Kittay (7) (Potomac, MD) def. Dominick Cuchran (Bloomingdale, IL) 6-2; 6-2
Martin Damm (Bradenton, FL) def. Maxwell McKennon (14) (Newport Beach, CA) 6-4; 6-4
Alex Lin (Granite Bay, CA) def. JC roddick (5) (San Antonio, TX) 6-0; 6-3
Jameson Corsillo (2) (Boca Raton, FL) def. Alan Jesudason (Berwyn, PA) 6-4; 6-0

Boys' 12 Singles (Quarterfinal Round)
Aidan Mayo (1) (Roseville, CA) def. Nathan Kwon (Bakersfield, CA) 6-2; 6-0
Hunter Heck (6) (New Brighton, MN) def. Sam Feldman (3) (Brookline, MA) 6-0; 6-0
Martin Damm (Bradenton, FL) def. Benjamin Kittay (7) (Potomac, MD) 4-6; 7-5; 10-5
Jameson Corsillo (2) (Boca Raton, FL) def. Alex Lin (Granite Bay, CA) 6-4; 6-4

Girls' 12 Singles (Round of 16)
Gabriella Price (1) (Montebello, NY) def. Emma Staker (Spring, TX) 6-0; 6-0
Lauren Anzalotta (6) (Trujillo Alto, PR) def. Kristina Kirakosyan (Burbank, CA) 6-4; 6-3
Nina Gulbransen (3) (Boca Raton, FL) def. Ava Catanzarite (14) (Pittsburgh, PA) 6-4; 6-1
Jennifer Kida (8) (Wilmington, CA) def. Jenna DeFalco (10) (Tustin, CA) 7-5; 6-4
Muskan Mahajan (San Ramon, CA) def. Tyra Richardson (7) (Chicago, IL) 0-6; 6-4; 11-9
Emma Jackson (LA Grange Park, IL) def. Cami Brown (Irvine, CA) 6-0; 6-2
Maxi Duncan (Costa Mesa, CA) def. Christine Inah Canete (5) (Los Angeles, CA) 6-3; 6-3
Savannah Broadus (2) (Carrollton, TX) def. Bridget Stammel (13) (Dallas, TX) 6-2; 6-0

Girls' 12 Singles (Quarterfinal Round)
Gabriella Price (1) (Montebello, NY) def. Lauren Anzalotta (6) (Trujillo Alto, PR) 6-2; 6-2
Nina Gulbransen (3) (Boca Raton, FL) def. Jennifer Kida (8) (Wilmington, CA) 6-1; 6-2
Emma Jackson (LA Grange Park, IL) def. Muskan Mahajan (San Ramon, CA) 7-6(6); 0-6; 10-8
Savannah Broadus (2) (Carrollton, TX) def. Maxi Duncan (Costa Mesa, CA) 1-6; 6-3; 10-8