Aug. 3, 2008
July 2008
Aug. 3, 2008
August 2008

Tournament News

The seeded players in boys 16s play today, but the top eight in boys 18s all advanced in straight sets on Saturday.
Top-seeded Ryan Harrison, New Braunfels, Texas, defeated Frederick Walsh, Bellevue, Wash, 6-2, 6-0 and Chase Buchanan (2), New Albany, Ohio, defeated Kayvon Karimi, Plano, Texas, 6-0, 6-1.
Third-seeded Adam El Mihdawy (3), Long Island, N.Y., beat Jensen Turner, Woodland Hills, Calif., 6-2, 6-3; Alexander Domijan (4), Wesley Chapel, Fla., defeated Spencer Talmadge, Hillsborough, Calif., 6-2, 6-1, and Austin Krajicek (5), Bryan, Texas, beat Neil Clausen, Longboat Key, Fla., 6-2, 6-1.
“Today was maybe not my best match,” Krajicek said. “I’m trying to get my feet into the tournament and get used to the courts.
“You need a round or two to do that. I’m glad I got a win (Saturday).”
Ty Trombetta (6), Hallandale, Fla., bested John McLemore, Montgomery, Ala., 6-4, 6-2; Bradley Klahn (7), Poway, Calif., beat Adam Bernstein, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 6-3, 6-3; and Ryan Thacher, Studio City, Calif., powered past Christian Schultz, Sudbury, Mass., 6-0, 6-1.
The Michigan players did not fare as well.
All three 18s Michigan players lost in the first round: C.J. Griffin, Portland, lost to Jonathan Pine, Vienna, Va., 6-4, 6-3; Andrew Jung, Battle Creek, lost to Milo Hauk, Bronx, N.Y,. 6-4, 2-6, 6-4; and Christian Roehmer, Mount Pleasant, lost to David Hoffman, Atherton, Calif., 6-0, 6-0.
In 16s, Nikola Kocovic, Mount Laurel, N.J., defeated Aaron Pfister, Grand Blanc, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4.
Three Michigan players advanced to today’s second-round 16s: Greg Andrews (25), Richland; Ryan Richmond, Portage; and Paul Rossi, Novi.

Source: USTA Nationals Staff