Dates
July 11-17, 2005

Location

Wolfe Park (at the corner of Broad and Nelson across from St. Charles High School).

Champions Tennis Club (3900 Westerville Road south of Morse Road).

Woodward Recreation Center (5147 Karl Road south of Morse Road).


Entry Fee

$12 singles
$16 per doubles team
(discount for COGP members)

Players will pay when they check-in at the tournament site.


Entry Deadline

Friday, July 8 at 12 noon.


Divisions
MWsd, MW35sd, MW45sd, MW55s, M55d, MW60s, M60d, M65sd, Mxd, 35Mxd, 45Mxd, 55Mxd, BG18sd, BG16s, BG14sd, BG12s, 18Mxd


ADULT PLAYER OF THE WEEK

SUBBARAO CHERUKURI

 

As an unseeded player in the men's 65 singles draw, Subbarao Cherukuri defeated the #1 seed Luther Ike 6-7 6-2 6-3 in the semis and #2 seed Paul Rowley 6-0 6-1 for his first COGP title.

For his effort, Cherukuri was named the Adult Player of the Week at the Central Ohio tennis tournament.



JUNIOR PLAYER OF THE WEEK

RYAN RAUCK

 

#1 seeds face the pressure of expectations that they will win and the other players are looking to pull off an upset. At the Central Ohio tennis tournament, Ryan Rauck faced the presure, held his seeding to win the boys' 18 singles title and earn the Junior Player of the Week award.

Rauck defeated Brian Widdoes 0-6 6-2 7-5 in the semis and Nick Campbell 5-7 6-3 6-3 for the title.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   


The 2005 Central Ohio Tennis Tournament

A COGP Tour event sponsored by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, Dick's Sporting Goods and Papa John's Pizza. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department's junior tennis programs.

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The Central Ohio Tennis Tournament, under new direction in 2005, is striving to restore the status the tournament held during the "Gold Circle" years. All participants received a t-shirt and trophies were awarded to the finalists and backdraw winners.

  • Adult divisions were held at Wolfe Park on hardcourts.
  • Senior divisions were held at Champions on claycourts.
  • Juniors played on the hardcourts of Woodward Recreation Center (with some matches at Wolfe).

  2005 CENTRAL OHIO RESULTS  
 

 

Men's Singles

Round of 16
Erick Zulch def. Jason Johnson 6-1 6-1

Brent Rosen def. #3 Aleksandr Itunin 6-4 6-1

Boris Lantsman def.Edsel Hegmon by default

Myron Cole def.Kevin Johnson 6-2 6-3

Byron Williams def. Ryan Rauck 6-7 (5) 7-5 6-2

Kyle Flowers def. Ben Brown 6-2 6-0

#2 Alexi Vereschaga def.Brad Boose 6-1 6-2

Quarterfinals
Zulch def. #1 Nate Polek 6-2 6-3

Rosen def. Lantsman 2-6 6-3 ret.

Williams def. Cole 6-2 6-2

#2 Vereschaga def. Flowers 6-3 6-0

Semifinals
Zulch def.
Rosen 6-4 6-3
#2 Vereschaga def. Williams by default

Final
Zulch def.
#2 Vereschaga 7-6 (2) 6-3

Men's 35 Singles

Quarterfinals
Byron Williams def. Willie Crawford 6-0 6-4

Semifinals
#1 Chris Peterson def. Kenny Stevens 6-2 6-3

#2 Steve Gunderson def. Williams 6-1 6-0

Final
#2
Gunderson def. #1 Peterson 6-1 6-0

Men's 35 Doubles

Semifinals
#1 Wayne Manifold & Steve Gunderson def. Edsel Hegmon & Kenny Stevens 6-0 6-0

#2 Jeff Boston & Steve Strome def. Keith Woodley & John O'Neil 6-1 6-1

Final
#1 Manifold & Gunderson def.
#2 Boston & Strome 6-0 6-0

Men's 45 Singles

Round of 16
Willie Crawford def. John Cooper 6-2 6-1

Quarterfinals
#1 Dave Brenning def. Greg Edwards by default

Bill Rickwald def. Crawford 6-4 7-6 (6)

John Arthos def. #3 Neil Vines 7-5 6-2

#2 Kenny Stevens def. Eddie Watkins 6-1 6-1

Semifinals
#1 Brenning def. Rickwald 1-6 6-4 7-6 (2)

#2 Stevens def. Arthos 6-7 (4) 6-3 6-2

Final
#2 Stevens def. #1 Brenning 6-3 6-0

Men's 55 Singles

Quarterfinals
Armat Woode def. Lenny Comeras
6-4 6-4

Semifinals
#1 Wayne Wookey def. Woode 6-2 6-3

#2 JD Schultz def. Eddie Watkins by default

Final
#2 Schultz def. #1 Wookey by default

Men's 60 Singles

Semifinals
Steve Strome def. Albert Russell 6-2 6-0

Vince Solomon def. Jay Grunebaum by default

Final
Strome def.
Solomon 6-0 6-1

Men's 65 Singles

Semifinals
Subbarao Cherukuri def. #1 Luther Ike 6-7 6-2 6-3

#2 Paul Rowley def. Vince Solomon 7-6 (1) 6-2

Final
Cherukuri def.
#2 Rowley 6-0 6-2

Women's Singles

Final
Imani Willis vs. Morgan Selig-Gobora (match not played)

Women's 35 Singles

Final
Susan Hartmann def. Deborah Warfield 6-4 6-0

Women's 55 Singles

Final
Candy Canzoneri def. Ann James
by default

Boys' 18 Singles

Quarterfinals
Brian Widdoes
def. Matt Sutter 6-1 6-0
Nick Campbell def. Brandon Law
6-1 6-0

Semifinals
#1 Ryan Rauck def. Widdoes 0-6 6-2 7-5

Campbell def. #2 Chase Caldwell 6-4 6-2

Final
#1 Rauck def.
Campbell 5-7 6-3 6-3

Backdraw
Widdoes def. Law 6-1 6-1
Sutter vs. Caldwell (double default)
Widdoes wins final by default

Boys' 16 Singles

Quarterfinals
Ethan Gee def. Ali Russell by default

Ian Bahnsen vs. Kenny Ward (double default)

#2 Ben Kassoy def. Lavelle Stilwell 6-3 6-0

Semifinals
#1 Derrick Martin def. Gee 6-0 6-0

#2 Kassoy advances by double default

Final
#1 Martin def.
#2 Kassoy 2-1 (default)

Backdraw
Lavelle Stillwell def. Gee 7-6 (3) ret. (Final)

Boys' 14 Singles

Quarterfinals
Austin Griffin def. Paul Harris by default

Semifinals
#1 Myles Harris def. Ammon Russell by default

Griffin def. #2 William Loudermilk 6-1 6-1

Final
Griffin def. #1 M. Harris 6-2 6-2

Backdraw
Harris vs. Loudermilk (Fri. 1:30pm)

Boys' 12 Singles

Semifinals
Christopher Bradley def. Lavon Stillwell 6-4 1-6 6-4

Final
Bradley def. Alex Nunez 6-1 6-4

Backdraw
Nunez vs. Lavon Stillwell (Fri. 1:30pm)

Girls' 18 Singles

Semifinals
Amanda Hollenbaugh def. Karrenda McPike 6-0 6-0

Final
Hollenbaugh def. Del-Jean Suber by default

Backdraw
If Suber loses to Hollenbaugh, Suber vs. McPike (Fri. 4:30pm)

Girls' 16 Singles

Quarterfinals
Aisha Brown def. Catherine Brown 6-1 7-6 (4)

Erin Grossman def. Katie Starr by default

Semifinals
#1 Carly Solomon def. A. Brown (SNA)

#2 Kelsey Tellings def. Grossman (SNA)

Final
Tellings def. Solomon 6-4 7-6 (4)

Backdraw
C. Brown def. Grossman 7-6 6-0 (Final)

Girls' 14 Singles

Semifinals
Summer Ruckh def. Shardel Suber 7-5 6-3

Final
Corrinne Rauck def. Ruckh 6-3 4-6 6-1

Backdraw
If Rauck loses to Ruckh, Rauck vs. Suber (Fri. 5:30pm)

 

 

   

 

 

 

   

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