MoKanNeb Series Set for Summer
One of the USTA Missouri Valley’s most anticipated events, the MoKanNeb Series is set to make its return this summer, with opportunities for Open-level players to earn prize money.
USTA Kansas played host to the second and fourth legs of the series, the KS Jayhawk Adult Open from June 11-13 in Topeka.
Men's Open Singles
Champion: Thomas Hands
Runner-up: Ray Lo - Wichita, Kan.
Men's Open Doubles
Champion: Ray Lo & Alex Richards
Women's Open Singles
Champion: Martina Okalova - Tulsa, Okla.
Runner-up: Maria Titova - Lawrence, Kan.
Women's Open Doubles
Champion: Malkia Ngounoue / Maria Titova - Lawrence, Kan.
Runner-up: Natsumi Kurahashi/Jessie Zheng - Wichita, Kan.
Mixed Open Doubles
Winner: Raul Dicu / Kinsey Fields - Topeka, Kan.
Runner-Up: Marisol Blair, Ronan Boyle - Topeka, Kan.
Next up is the KS Steve Broadie Mid-Continent Open from July 24-25 in Wichita. Register for the tournament here.
To qualify for prize money, players must participate in at least three of the tournaments. The top men’s and women’s finishers will be awarded $500 each.
Three of the four stops have been played. Here are the current points standings:
Men's Top Ten Combined Points (* denotes players still eligible to win prize money as they have participated in two (2) of the three (3) tournaments played).
- Ray Lo - 23 *
- Murkel Dellien - 18 *
- Alexander Richards - 18 *
- Nicolas Acevedo - 15 *
- Thomas Hands - 15
- Nam Pham - 11 *
- Phillip Shinn - 10
- Raul Dicu - 10
- Joshua Bortnick - 9 *
- Lyndell Frye - 7
Women's Top Ten Combined Points (* denotes players still eligible to win prize money as they have participated in two (2) of the three (3) tournaments played).
- Maria Titova - 24 *
- Malkia Ngounoue - 15 *
- Martina Okalova - 11
- Kinsey Fields - 9
- Gabby Lee - 7
- Harriet Hamilton - 7
- Natsumi Kurahashi - 7
- Jie Xin Zheng - 6
- Isabella Dunlap - 5
- Erica Lambrecht - 5
MoKanNeb Tournament Dates and Locations
Nebraska - Memorial Omaha Adult
Koch Tennis Center
Kansas - Jayhawk Adult Open
Kossover Tennis Center
Heart of America - Kansas City Open
Plaza Tennis Center
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas - Steve Broadie Mid-Continent Open
Riverside Tennis Center