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Radmenesh-Mathura semi for the ages

The Road to THE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP 2023

11/12 USTA 10U, 12U

11/13 UTR 14U


View the full rankings here


As the fall season winds to a close with the Year-End Finale WTN Doubles event in December, the action was relentless over the weekend.


Ashvin Pinnamaraju entered his first Sweet Spotter Series tournament in style, dropping only three games over five matches to take the Group 1 title at 10U. Pierson Holahan, in his second event, edged out a decisive 4-3 victory over Adam Tehrani in what became the de facto championship match for Group 2.


At the 12U, Sebastian Johnson and Dakshesh Karthigayan marched to championships like conquering armies. No player could take more than two games from either.


Meanwhile, Sunday's UTR 14U event drew a large crowd as well. Three different champions emerged in the Verified UTR setting that allowed for only semifinals and finals under limited daylight.


Serena Provinse and Carter Mills were not pushed into too high a gear in their claims to the Draw B and Draw C titles, while one of the best matches of the day came in the Draw A semifinal between Kiran Mathura and Reza Radmenesh. They split sets 4-3 and 4-3, then played to a 10-7 tiebreak for the spot in the final. Radmenesh won it but could not match that level of play in the final. Arthur Rosenstein won the Draw A championship.


Given the sun setting much earlier in the evening at November tournaments, Sweet Spotter Series director Michael Augsberger lamented how the committee could not organize a final among the group bracket winners. "We have to balance the need for Verified UTR matches, which take longer than our previous group stage sets, against the time and court constraints," he said.


"But we've actually been asked to do a form of this tournament anyway by many players, who want to play more similar-rated players right away instead of deep in a tournament. It's always evolving, and like pro golf does, we try different formats through the year to benefit everyone's strengths."


The full tables now look like this.


Each weekend until Thanksgiving, Tennis Central is bringing you USTA and UTR tournaments at Holton-Arms School. Earn points for advancing through each round, just like on the pro tours, and qualify for the TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP at season's end.


Bigger events offer more points, with the TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP offering the most, as well as prizes.


Check here for updates each week to the Sweet Spotter Series Rankings, a 52-week points system based on the pro tours, as well as recaps of all the action and photos.


2022 Fall Series Schedule


September

9/17 USTA 10U and 12U - View the recap

9/18 14U UTR - View the recap

9/24 18U UTR - Sign up now!

9/25 12U UTR - Sign up now!


October

10/1 USTA 10U Orange, 12U

10/2 14U UTR

10/8 10U UTR

10/9 16U UTR

10/15 18U UTR

10/16 14U UTR

10/22 USTA 10U Green, 12U

10/23 16U UTR

10/29 10U UTR

10/30 14U UTR


November

11/5 USTA 10U Green, 12U

11/6 12U UTR

11/12 USTA 10U Orange, 12U

11/13 14U UTR

11/19 USTA 10U, 12U

11/19 18U UTR

11/20 10U UTR

12/3 USTA WTN Year-End Doubles


2022 Summer Series Schedule


April

April 17 - USTA Junior Circuit - Coed 10U Orange Ball - View the stats

April 23 - USTA L7 Boys' and Girls' 18 Singles - View the stats

April 30 - USTA Junior Circuit - Coed 10U Orange Ball - View the stats


May

May 1 - UTR Tournament 16U - View the stats

May 7 - UTR Tournament 14U - View the stats

May 8 - UTR Tournament 10U - View the stats

May 14 - USTA L7 Boys' and Girls' 12 Singles - View the stats

May 15 - UTR Tournament 16U - View the stats

May 21 - USTA Boys' and Girls' 12 Singles Green Junior Circuit - View the stats

May 22 - UTR Tournament 18U - View the stats

May 28 - USTA L7 Boys' and Girls' 14 Singles - View the stats

May 28 - USTA L7 Boys' and Girls' 18 Singles - View the stats

May 29 - UTR Tournament 10U - View the stats


June

June 4 - UTR Tournament 16U - View the recap

June 5 - UTR Tournament 12U - View the recap

June 12 - UTR Tournament 14U - Sign up now!

June 18-19 - USTA L6 Boys' and Girls' 14 Singles - Sign up now!

June 18-19 - USTA L6 Boys' and Girls' 18 Singles - Sign up now!

June 19 - USTA Junior Circuit 12U Green - Sign up now!

June 25 - UTR Tournament 10U - Sign up now!

June 19 - USTA Junior Circuit 12U Green - View the recap

June 25 - UTR Tournament 10U - View the recap

June 26 - USTA L7 Boys' and Girls' 12 Singles - View the recap


July

July 9 - USTA L7 Boys' and Girls' 12 Singles - View the recap

July 9 - USTA L7 Boys' and Girls' 16 Singles - View the recap

July 10 - UTR Tournament 14U - View the recap

July 16 - UTR Tournament 10U - View the recap

July 17 - UTR Tournament 14U - View the recap

July 23 - UTR Tournament 18U - View the recap

July 24 - UTR Tournament 10U - View the recap

July 30-31 - USTA L4 Team Event 14U - View the recap


August

August 7 - USTA Junior Circuit 12U - View the recap

August 13 - UTR Tournament 18U - View the recap

August 14 - UTR Tournament 12U - View the recap

August 20-21 - USTA L6 Boys' and Girls' 16 Singles - View the recap

August 27 - UTR Tournament 10U - Sign up now!

August 28 - USTA L7 Boys' and Girls 16 Singles - Registration closed


September

September 10-11 - THE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP - Sign up, Top 6 automatically qualify


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