Annual Columbus Day Tennis Open at Wycliffe

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Annual Columbus Day Tennis Open at Wycliffe

Photos by Alan Fabricant

32 young women and 32 young men showed up at Wycliffe to participate in the Annual USTA Columbus Day Open.

This event is open to those 18 and under.

The winner of this event three years ago was Coco Gauff, teenage sensation at this year’s Wimbledon and US Open championships.

This year’s winner in the Boys 18 and Under was #3 seed Ben Shelton of Gainsville, FL.

He defeated #4 seed Jacob Bickersteth of W. Bloomfield, MI 6-3, 6-3.

The Girls 18 and Under winner was the #8 seed, Abigail Rencheli of Sarasota, FL who defeated the #1 seed Sarah Hamner of Ft. Collins, CO 6-4, 2-6 (10-6).

Weather was great, fans and parents were treated to some wonderful tennis from many up and coming future stars.