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Ravitz reminds us records aren't everything

Blue Glove Open: Winter 2022-23, Week 16


Solomon Ravitz may be watching the championship from the sidelines, but his 8-4 victory over the now 13-2 Alvaro Orlove reminded all BGO fans that sometimes you can't tell everything from just looking at the standings.


It will be Orlove and Spencer Weiss in the Group A Final this weekend. Ravitz's big win moved him to 4-2 on the season, still six games behind Weiss in the standings. But Ravitz also only played a third of the total matches that either of the finalists did. It earns him Player of the Week honors, toppling the favorite headed into the Final.


Weiss for his part extended his Finals credentials by defeating Tomas Mulita, 8-5. Meanwhile, Finn Koski might receive the award for determination. He turned right around after an 8-0 loss to Lara Isler and won the match of the weekend, an 8-7 stunner against Shannon Bu.


The Winter Finals are set!


WINTER FINALS


Group A

Alvaro Orlove v Spencer Weiss


Group B

Sophia Yu v Alexandru Cana


Group C

Elina Ipakchi v Nicolas Kidd


Group D

Lara Isler v Sidney Immergut


Finals matches will be first scheduled for Good Friday and Easter Saturday, April 7-8. Those who are unavailable to play then will have their finals scheduled for the following weekend, April 14-16.


The Spring Season begins April 21! Join us on our RACE TO CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND when the Group Finals will be played. Continue the journey through the fall and winter with our outdoor and indoor BGO matches, our Travel Team, and the new USTA and UTR tour---the Tennis Central Junior Circuit.


Each weekend Tennis Central hosts two USTA or UTR tournaments. Earn points for reaching each successive round just like at the ATP/WTA Tour, and qualify for the season-ending TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP, all while earning USTA and UTR points too. If you love the BGO, you'll love the Tennis Central Junior Circuit.

Coming soon in 2023!


BGO Power Rankings - Apr 12, 2023

Top 15 - Currently registered players.


BGO Winter Group Standings - Apr 12, 2023

Top two from each group automatically qualify for group final.

Players are ranked by points (three for win, one for draw), then wins, percentage of games won, and games won.

Game scores are not included for wins by higher group players against lower group players.


















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