Winners and Sportsmanship Award Recipients Announced
Thank you to everyone who participated in the "Little Mo" Internationals in Newport Beach, California! MCB was so pleased to welcome over 175 players from 17 different countries worldwide and 16 states across the USA to the beautiful Tennis Club at Newport Beach Country Club. All results have been posted online. To view, please click on the age division on the left.
We hope you enjoy this special photo slideshow set to music from the tournament and trophy presentations. Please click on the following link to watch the video:
Congratulations to the following players who won their singles division:
Boys 14- Darian Quinonez (San Jose, California) Boys 13- Maxence Coiteux (Blainville, Canada) Boys 12- Perry Digiulio (Newport Beach, Canada) Boys 11- Abhinav Chede (Gilbert, Arizona) Boys 10- Dominick Mosejczuk (East Elmhurst, New York) Boys 10 (green dot)- Noah Johnston (Anderson, South Carolina) Boys 9- Tito Chavez (Quito, Ecuador) Boys 9 (green dot)- Enoch Lin (Calgary, Canada) Boys 8- Nile Ung (Del Mar, California) Boys 8 (green dot)- Andreas Udall (San Diego, California / France)
Girls 14- Italia Jones (Tustin, California / Puerto Rico) Girls 13- Rebecca Lynn (Newport Beach, California) Girls 12- Stacey Samonte (Whittier, California) Girls 11- Rachel Lee (San Diego, California) Girls 10- Akasha Urhobo (Lauderhill, Florida) Girls 10 (green dot)- Ava Degrand (Calgary, Canada) Girls 9- Natalie Oliver (Fallston, Maryland) Girls 9 (green dot)- Juliana Singeorzan (Lincolnwood, Illinois) Girls 8- Anita Tu (Jacksonville, Florida / Canada) Girls 8 (green dot)- Martina Roversi (Miami, Florida)
Gabriel Jarrett (Bradenton, Florida) and Manuela De Lorenzo (Avellino, Italy) received the "Little Mo" Sportsmanship Awards. The Kindness Awards were presented to Juan Velasco (Bogotá, Colombia) and Jeselle Ante (Tarzana, California).
A special congratulations to the yellow ball winners as they are in the running for the 2017 "Little Mo" Slam after winning the first leg in California. One of these winners was the 2016 "Little Mo" Slam winner Akasha Urhobo from Lauderhill, Florida. She will be competing in New York and is the first player to attempt to win a second "Little Mo" Slam title.
We thank you for supporting the "Little Mo" and this wonderful sport of a lifetime. If you have any photos or videos from the Internationals in California, please help us spread the word about the "Little Mo" by posting them on our Facebook page (@mcbtennis) or on Twitter (@mcbtennis, #tennis). We look forward to seeing you again soon. Play “Mo” Tennis!