The 2019 Junior
January 21, 2019
On January 11, the rising stars of tennis from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, began their race to the top position in the rankings with the celebration of the Junior Open # 1 at the Centro de Tenis Honda in Puerto Rico.
More than 180 players of the of 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U categories faced each other in the tournament, that lasted two weekends, competing in singles and doubles.
The 12U and 16U players started the competition. Marcos Vázquez and Mila Martínez triumphed, as well as Alex Aguiar and Amanda Díaz, in their categories, playing singles.
During the second weekend, it was the turn for the 14U and 18U players, with Andrea Pérez and Nicholas Snyder, along with Amanda Díaz and Gabriel Cestero ending as champions in their respective divisions.
This advanced tournament is the first of six that are held during the year with the purpose of promoting the development of youth tennis in our section and to give young players the opportunity to accumulate ranking points.ADVERTISEMENT
Here are the champions by categories:
12U Mila Martínez & Marcos Vázquez
14U Andrea Pérez Díaz & Nicholas Snyder
16U Amanda Díaz & Alex Aguiar
18U Amanda Díaz & Gabriel Cestero
12U Leiah Arroyo - Nadja Noriega | Ricardo López -Marcos Vázquez
14U Andrea Pérez Díaz - Claudia Pérez-García | Nicholas Snyder - Marcos Vázquez
16U Amanda Díaz - Daniella O’neill | Héctor Díaz - Damián Rivera
18U Yadalis Rodríguez - Amanda Suárez | Gabriel Cestero - Héctor Díaz