Denis Kudla

Wimbledon Second Round Review: Denis Kudla

For the second consecutive year, JTCC alum Denis Kudla was ousted in the second round of the Wimbledon Championships.  In a scant 88 minutes, Kei Nishikori, the No. 10 seed, downed the American in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1. A point in the second set with Nishikori...

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Wimbledon Review: Denis Kudla

Earlier this morning, Denis Kudla defeated fellow qualifier Marsel Ilhan in a first round match in four sets, 7-6(3), 6-4, 4-6, 7-5. Kudla became the first American male to advance to the second round of the Wimbledon Championships.  Sam Querrey also notched a first...

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Wimbledon Primer: Denis Kudla

Junior Tennis Champions Center alum Denis Kudla will take on Marsel Ilhan (TUR) tomorrow on Court 8 at the Wimbledon Championships.  They are the first scheduled match with the opening serve set for 11:30 am (local time).  This will mark Kudla's second appearance at...

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Search for the Next Junior Champion

On Saturday, May 3 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, the Junior Tennis Champions Center will host a free Tennis Festival geared towards children ages 5 to 12.  The Festival aims to introduce the sport of tennis, encourage youth to lead an active lifestyle and to test general...

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Berdych downs Kudla in second round of US Open

No. 5 Tomas Berdych defeated Junior Tennis Champions Center alum Denis Kudla yesterday on Louis Armstrong Stadium, 7-6, 7-6, 6-3. In the early stages, Kudla was the aggressor as his backhand tracers caught the German off guard. "It was not easy at all. He made me work...

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Kudla US Open Second Round Primer

Denis Kudla marched on to the second round after he downed Jiri Vesely in a four set nail biter on Tuesday.  No. 5 Tomas Berdych stands between Kudla and the third round.  The two will face off on Louis Armstrong today.  They are the second scheduled match with play...

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Kudla and Riske US Open First Round Primer

Junior Tennis Champions Center's Denis Kudla and Alison Riske take the court today to commence their US Open journey.  They are both the last scheduled matches on their respective courts (Court 10 for Kudla and Court 4 for Riske). First Round:  Denis Kudla v. Jiri...

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Usue Arconada scores first professional win

FIDO. Forget It.  Drive On. This mindset mantra concocted by her coach Frank Salazar guided Junior Tennis Champions Center player Usue Arconada in her first professional match this past Saturday, July 27.  Usue was awarded a Citi Open wildcard spot in qualifying...

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Strong JTCC contingent to compete in Citi Open

Four players who trained at the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC), the area’s world-class tennis training facility in College Park, Md., will be competing in the upcoming Citi Open tennis tournament at the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center.  The tournament...

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