Match #3 Recap: West Chester Spring PATTA 2014
Another nice, warm day for tennis! Glad everyone brought their water!
Coaching Staff: This session was coached and supervised by myself, Greg, Danny, Julia, and Hannah (10u group)
Matchups: Blue vs. Red and Yellow vs. Lime in all divisions
8 and Under
In the first match (blue vs. red), Gabriella and Jordyn got Blue off to a good start by defeating Paige and Faizaan of Red by a score of 7-0, 7-5. In the second doubles, red won by default.
Singles had some good, close sets. In the first matchup, Andrew defeated Finn 7-1, 3-7, 7-4 in a match that featured some fun rallies and lots of scrambling. In the second singles matchup, Gabriella of Blue defeated Laila ofRed 7-4, 7-5.
Final Score (in sets)
Blue – 6
Red – 3
The second matchup saw Yellow and Lime get into a lot of close 3 set matches. In fact, every match was a 3-setter except for the one doubles match, which was a tight 7-6, 7-6! What a battle. In fact, every third set also ended by a score of 7-6!
In the first doubles matchups, Manuel and Katie of Yellow defeated Aarav and Sydney of Lime in a close 7-6, 7-6 match. In the second doubles matchup, Isabella and Hayley of Lime narrowly edged out Ruby and Lily of Yellow 7-6, 4-7, 7-6.
In a fun singles match featuring 2 very speedy players, Teilo of Lime defeated Manuel of Yellow 7-5, 5-7, 7-6. In the second matchup, Ruby of Yellow edged out Hayley of Lime 6-7, 7-5, 7-6. Nice comeback!
Final Score (in sets):
Yellow – 6
Lime – 5
10 and Under:
We started things off in the 10u division with a matchup between Blue and Red. At first doubles, Jaden and Yarrick of Blue defeated Dylan and Kai of Red 4-1. At second doubles, Owen and Zach of Red edged out Kierra and Ritsika (a substitute for the day from Lionville), for Blue by a score of 4-3.
In a close singles match, Jaden of Blue defeated Alexandra of Red 4-2 and Yarrick of Blue defeated Laney of Red 4-0.
Blue – 15
Red – 7
In the Lime vs. Yellow matchup, Bala and Emma of Lime started things strong with a 4-0 win over John and Sebastian of Yellow. Yellow answered back in the second doubles match, which saw Morgan and Howard winning 4-0 over Akanksh and Angelo of Lime.
In Singles, Amaan of Yellow played well in his 4-0 win over Josh of Lime. Howard of Yellow won his match over Bella of Lime by a score of 4-2.
Yellow – 12
We started things off with Blue vs. Red and a close doubles match. The brother duo of Nij and Shyam of Red defeated Geoffrey and Gabe of Blue by a score of 4-2. In the second matchup, Red won by default.
In singles, Maddie of Red won over Nia of Blue 4-1 and in a close match, Jon of Blue defeated Hunter of Red 4-3. This was another match in which the serves got more and more consistent as the match went on.
Red – 15
Blue – 7
Colin and Riley started things off well for Lime, taking out Aayush and Nathan by a score of 4-1 in doubles. In the second doubles matchup, Sarah and Joseph of Yellow defeated Cameron and Christian of Lime 4-0.
In singles, Colin of Lime defeated Nathan of Yellow 4-1 and Ryann of Yellow answered back with a 4-3 win over Cameron of Lime.
Lime – 11
Yellow – 10
Great job everyone! I’ll follow up with a post featuring the standings heading into the final weekend