Winners and Sportsmanship Award Recipients Announced
Thank you to everyone who participated in the "Little Mo" Internationals in Forest Hills, New York! MCB was so pleased to welcome over 180 players from 23 different countries worldwide and 16 states across the USA to the historic West Side Tennis Club and previous home of the U.S. Open. 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 trophy presentations and player party. Please click on the following link to watch the video:
Congratulations to the following players who won their singles division:
Boys 12 - Gonzalo Zeitune (Yerba Buena, Argentina)
Boys 11 - Jordan Reznik (Great Neck, New York)
Boys 10 - Dominick Mosejczuk (East Elmhurst, New York)
Boys 9 - Sebastian Bielen (Glen Cove, New York)
Boys 8 - Tadevos Mirijanyan (Palm Coast, Florida)
Boys 8 (green dot) - Drew Hassenbein (Roslyn, New York)
Girls 12 - Stacey Samonte (Whittier, California)
Girls 11 - Christasha McNeil (Massapequa, New York)
Girls 10 - Akasha Urhobo (Lauderhill, Florida)
Girls 9 - Natalie Oliver (Fallston, Maryland)
Girls 8 - Zaire Clarke (Greenacres, Florida)
Girls 8 (green dot) - Luiza Viesi Santoro Pereira (São Paulo, Brazil)
Congratulations to Jagger Leach (Newport Beach, California) and Ellie Ross (Port Washington, New York) for receiving the "Little Mo" Sportsmanship Awards. The Kindness Awards were presented to Noah Johnston (Anderson, South Carolina) and Stacey Samonte (Whittier, California).
A special congratulations to Dominick Mosejczuk, Akasha Urhobo, Stacey Samonte, and Natalie Oliver as they are in the running for the 2017 "Little Mo" Slam after winning the second leg in New York. One of these winners was the 2016 "Little Mo" Slam winner Akasha Urhobo from Lauderhill, Florida. She will be competing in Florida 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 New York, 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!