Talent Spotlight

May Honor Roll

September 20, 2012 10:38 AM
Jan Abaza, (3/1/1995), Boca Raton, Fla.: Abaza reached the semifinals at the USTA Pro Circuit $10,000 event in Hilton Head Island, S.C. She is coached by Rick Macci.
 
Breaunna Addison, (12/22/1994), Lake Worth, Fla.: Addison reached the semifinals at the USTA Pro Circuit $10,000 event in Hilton Head Island, S.C. She also captured the title at the Plantation ITF in Florida. She is coached by Tarik Benhabilles.
 
Louisa Chirico, (5/16/1996), Harrison, N.Y.: Chirico won her first professional title at the USTA Pro Circuit $10,000 event in Sumter, S.C., where she beat compatriot Victoria Duval. Chirico trains full-time at the USTA Training Center-East in Flushing, N.Y., with USTA National Coaches Jorge Todero, Jay Gooding and Jay Devashetty.
 
Andrea Collarini, (1/31/1992), Boca Raton, Fla.: Collarini reached the semifinals at a $35,000 Challenger in Brazil.
 
Samantha Crawford (2/18/1995), Tamarac, Fla.: Crawford reached the semifinals at the USTA Pro Circuit $50,000 event in Sacramento, Calif. She trains full-time at the USTA Training Center Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., and works primarily with USTA Lead National Coach Kathy Rinaldi.
 
Lauren Davis, (10/9/1993), Gates Mills, Ohio: Davis reached the semifinals at the USTA Pro Circuit $50,000 event in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. She is coached by Jacopo Tezza and trains at the Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Fla.
 
Victoria Duval, (11/30/1995), Bradenton, Fla.: Duval reached her first professional final at the USTA Pro Circuit $10,000 event in Sumter, S.C., where she lost to compatriot Louisa Chirico. Duval works with USTA National Coach Kathy Rinaldi.
 
Nadia Echeverria Alam, (1/14/1995), Doral, Fla.: Echeverria Alam reached the semifinals at a $10,000 event in Peru. She is coached by her trainer and strength coach Alfonso Salamanca.
 
Bjorn Fratangelo, (7/19/1995), Pittsburgh: Fratangelo reached the final at the USTA Pro Circuit $10,000 Futures in Tampa, Fla. He is coached by his father Mario Frantanglo.
 
Krista Hardebeck, (9/14/1994), Santa Ana, Calif.: Hardebeck reached the semifinals at the USTA Pro Circuit $50,000 event in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. She is coached by Robert Van’t Hof.
 
Christian Harrison, (5/29/1994), Bradenton, Fla.: Harrison reached the semifinals at the USTA Pro Circuit $10,000 Futures in Tampa, Fla. He trains at the IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla., and is coached Pat Harrison.
 
Nicolas Jarry, (10/11/1995), Key Biscayne, Fla.: Jarry won his first career title on the ITF World Junior Circuit at the Delray Beach ITF in Florida. He also reached the final at the Daytona Beach ITF. Jarry is coached by Martin Rodriguez.
 
Anne-Liz Jeukeng, (5/26/1996), Kansas City, Mo.: Jeukeng reached the semifinals at the USTA Pro Circuit $10,000 event in Landisville, Pa. She is coached by her father Nassaire.
 
Jessica Ho, (1/5/1997), Wexford, Pa.: Ho reached the final at the Daytona Beach ITF in Florida. She is coached by Alex Golub.
 
Daniel Kerznerman, (2/22/1996), Brooklyn, N.Y.: Kerznerman won his first international title at the Plantation ITF in Florida. He trains at the USTA Training Center Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., with USTA National Coach Nicolas Todero.
 
Jamie Loeb, (3/8/1995), Ossining, N.Y.: Loeb captured the title at the Delray Beach ITF in Florida, defeating compatriot Maria Shishkina in the final. Loeb is coached by Felix Alvarado.
 
Nicole Melichar, (7/29/1993), Stuart, Fla.: Melichar won a $10,000 event in Turkey. She is coached by Nick Blackwood.
 
Grace Min, (5/6/1994), Norcross, Ga.: Min captured consecutive titles on the USTA Pro Circuit at the $50,000 event in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., and the $25,000 event in Raleigh, N.C. She trains full-time at the USTA Training Center Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., and works with USTA Coach Troy Hahn. Prior to training in Boca, Min worked with Greg Amerson at Life Time Tennis Atlanta, a USTA Certified Regional Training Center.
 
Jessica Pegula, (2/24/1994), Boca Raton, Fla.: Pegula reached the final at the USTA Pro Circuit $50,000 event in Sacramento, Calif., where she lost to compatriot Maria Sanchez. Pegula is coached by Michael Joyce.
 
Michael Redlicki, (11/16/1993), Boca Raton, Fla.: Redlicki reached the semifinals at the USTA Pro Circuit $10,000 Futures in Tampa, Fla. He trains at the USTA Training Center Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., with USTA National Coach Dustin Taylor.
 
Tennys Sandgren, (7/22/1991), Gallatin, Tenn.: Sandgren improved over three straight weeks in May on the USTA Pro Circuit, reaching the semifinals at the $10,000 Futures in Vero Beach, Fla., the final at the $10,000 Futures in Orange Park, Fla., and capturing the title at the $10,000 Futures in Tampa, Fla. Sandgren trains at the USTA Training Center-Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., and is coached by USTA National Coach Dustin Taylor. He also continues to train at the University of Tennessee, where he played collegiately, with coaches Sam Winterbotham and Chris Woodruff.
 
Maria Shishkina, (7/22/1998), Bradenton, Fla.: Shishkina reached her first 18s final on the ITF World Junior Circuit at the Delray Beach ITF in Florida, losing to compatriot Jamie Loeb in the final. She is coached by Denis Pelegrin.
 
Sloane Stephens, (3/20/1993), Coral Springs, Fla.: Stephens achieved her best-ever result on the WTA tour, reaching the semifinals at the event in Strasbourg, France. She is currently working with USTA National Coaches Troy Hahn and David Nainkin. 
 

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