Date
June 17-23, 2002

Location
Gahanna Lincoln High School

Divisions
MWsd, MW35sd, MW45sd, M55sd, M65s, Mxd, BG18,16,14,12s (FMC), BG18,14d

 

GAHANNA 2002
Adult Player of the Week

KENNY STEVENS

 

At Gahanna, Kenny Stevens earned four wins, one title, the #1 Tennisfax/COGP ranking and Adult Player of the Week honors.

As the #2 seed in the men's 45 and over singles draw, Stevens defeated Frank Poholsky 6-1 6-0, Omer Ibrahim 6-3 6-3, #4 seed Larry Cumberlander 6-4 6-3 and the top seed and #1 ranked John Ballentine 7-5 6-1.

Stevens' win placed him at #1, knocking Ballentine off the top spot in the men's 45 singles rankings.

GAHANNA 2002
Junior Player of the Week

CALEB SPEICHER

 

As an unseeded player in the boys' 14 and under draw, Caleb Speicher came through to win his first COGP title. For this performance he was named Junior Player of the Week.

Speicher beat Tejas Shah 6-1 6-2, #2 seed Michael Kathary 6-1 6-3, and Ryan Rauck 4-6 7-6 (6) 6-2 for the title. He moved from #16 to #7 in the Tennisfax/COGP boys' 14 singles rankings.

 

   


  2002 GAHANNA RESULTS  
 

 

Men's Singles

First Round
Jason Johnson def. Robert McKenzie 6-1 6-2

Second Round
Tom Oliver (#1) vs. Nate Mann (double default)
Boris Lantsman def. Ajit Deodhar 6-0 6-0
Steve Mudre (#3) def. Brian May 6-0 6-0
Johnson def. Edsel Hegmon 6-2 6-3
Scott Kathary def. Renato Palomino 6-0 6-0
Josh Hafer def. Myron Cole 6-1 6-0
Randy Kruger def. Aleksandr Itunin 6-2 6-4
Tim Pleasant (#2) def. Reaves Kathary 6-2 6-3

Quarterfinals
Lantsman advances by double default
Mudre (#3) def. Johnson 6-1 6-1
S. Kathary def. Hafer 7-6 (6) 7-6 (5)
Pleasant (#2) def. Kruger 6-4 6-4

Semifinals
Mudre (#3) def. Lantsman 6-2 6-0
Pleasant (#2) def. S. Kathary 6-4 6-2

Final
Pleasant (#2) def. Mudre (#3) 6-4 6-2

Women's Singles

Quarterfinals
Chandra Noble def. Angela Mitchell 7-5 6-3
Chelsea Rauck def. Sari Rosen 6-4 6-0
Lisa Reisz (#2) def. Alice Wright 6-4 7-6 (3)

Semifinals
Amy O'Handley (#1) def Noble 6-0 6-0
#2 Reisz def. Rauck 6-0 7-5

Final
O'Handley (#1) def. #2 Reisz 6-1 6-0

Mixed Doubles

Quarterfinals
Chelsea & Chuck Rauck def. Kyle Flowers-Sari Rosen 7-5 6-1
Amy Kelly-Tom Oliver vs. Nate Mann-Beth Messaros (double default)

Semifinals
Brian Heil-Amy O'Handley (#1) def. Rauck & Rauck 6-0 7-5
Shelby Cheses-Steve Siegel (#2) advance by double default

Final
Heil & O'Handley def. Cheses-Siegel (#2) 6-3 6-2

Men's 35 Singles

Quarterfinals
Emile Easton def. Robert Lang by default
Steve Benninger def. Warren Leslie 6-3 6-3

Semifinals
Richard Jordan (#1) def. Easton 6-0 6-0
Joe Mischler (#2) def. Benninger 3-6 3-3 ret.

Final
Jordan (#1) def. Mischler (#2) 6-0 6-2

Men's 35 Doubles

Quarterfinals
Jerry Mackey-Joe Mischler def. Emile Easton-Luther Ike 6-2 7-5

Semifinals
#1 Mark Liefeld-Wayne Manifold def. Makckey-Mischler 6-3 5-7 6-3
#2 Vaughn Carter-David Young def. Mark Metcalf-Steve Milam 6-1 6-1

Final
#2 Liefeld-Manifold def. #2 Carter-Young 6-4 6-4

Men's 45 Singles

First Round
Mark Liefeld def. Tim Pleasant Sr. 6-3 6-1
#3 Mike O'Callaghan def. Vince Solomon by default
Les Cannon def. Brad Lindsey 6-1 6-0
Neil Vines def. Eddie Watkins 6-2 6-2
#4 Larry Cumberlander def. Dimitri Teague 6-1 6-0
Omer Ibrahim def. David Pyshora 6-1 6-1
#2 Kenny Stevens def. Frank Poholsky 6-1 6-0

Quarterfinals
John Ballentine (#1) def. Liefeld 6-2 1-6 6-3
#3 O'Callaghan def. Cannon 6-1 6-3
#4 Cumberlander def Vines 6-0 6-4
#2 Stevens def. Ibrahim 6-3 6-3

Semifinals
Ballentine (#1) def. #3 O'Callaghan 6-0 2-6 6-4
#2 Stevens def. #4 Cumberlander 6-4 6-3

Final
#2 Stevens def. #1 Ballentine 7-5 6-1

Men's 45 Doubles

Semifinals
John Arthos-Kenny Stevens def. Larry Cumberlander-Omer Ibrahim5-7 6-2 6-2
Frank Poholsky-Kenneth Van Pelt def. Ricky Tyus-Lee Young 7-6 (0) 7-5

Final
Arthos-Stevens def. Poholsky-Van Pelt 6-3 6-4

Men's 55 Singles

Quarterfinals
Brian Lawton def. Maurice Carlock by default

Semifinals
J.D. Schultz (#1) def. Lawton 6-3 6-1
Dan Witteman (#2) def. Vince Solomon by default

Final
Schultz (#1) def. Witteman (#2) 6-2 6-3

Boys' 18 Singles

First Round
Boris Lantsman (#1) def.. Nick Ressa 6-0 6-1
Andre Hollingsworth def. Elan Zinkow 6-3 6-4
Nathan Igdaloff def. Joe Wickham 6-3 6-0
George James (#2) def. Saurabh Sedha 6-2 6-3

Semifinals
#1 Lantsman def. Hollingsworth 6-1 6-2
#2 James def. Igdaloff 6-0 5-7 6-0

Final
#2 James def. #1 Lantsman 7-5 3-0 ret.

Backdraw
Ressa def. Zinkow 6-7 (4) 6-1 6-2
Sedha def. Wickham by default
Ressa def. Sedha 6-3 6-1 (Final)

Boys' 16 Singles

First Round
Mukul Soundrajan def. Chris Hayes 6-2 6-2
Andrew Shepler def. Michael Kathary 6-2 7-6 (5)
Justin Philip def. Rick Wood 6-1 6-0

Quarterfinals
Soundrajan def. Josh Vance (#1) 6-1 6-2
Shepler def. Tim Rowland 6-4 6-1
Philip def. Andrew Goodwyn (#3) 7-6 (3) 6-1
Nathan Igdaloff (#2) def. Anil Pattisapu 6-1 6-3

Semifinals
Soundrajan def. Shepler 6-0 6-0
Igdaloff (#2) def. Philip 6-3 6-1

Final
Igdaloff (#2) def. Soundrajan 6-3 3-6 6-3

Backdraw
Vance def. Hayes 6-0 6-2
Rowland def. M. Kathary 6-2 6-3
Goodwyn def. Wood 6-0 6-1
Pattisapu def. Goodwyn 6-3 1-6 6-0
Vance def. Pattisapu 7-5 7-5 (Final)

Boys' 14 Singles

First Round
Ryan Rauck def. Will Thieman 6-3 6-0

Quarterfinals
Peter Kobelt (#1) def. Austin Wathen 6-0 6-3
Rauck def. Dutch Weiffenbach 6-0 6-1
Caleb Speicher def. Tejas Shah 6-1 6-2
Michael Kathary (#2) def. Andy Choi 6-1 6-1

Semifinals
Rauck def. Kobelt 6-1 6-1
Speicher def. M. Kathary 6-1 6-3

Final
Speicher def. Rauck 4-6 7-6 (6) 6-2

Backdraw
Thieman def. Weiffenbach 6-4 4-6 6-2
Thieman def. Wathen 3-6 6-3 7-6 (3)
Shah def. Choi 6-4 6-3
Thieman def. Shah by default (Final)

Boys' 12 Singles

Quarterfinals
Matt Gordon def. Austin Curevo 6-1 6-0
Alex Solove def. Andrew Igdaloff 6-3 6-1

Semifinals
Will Thieman (#1) def. Gordon 6-2 6-2
Solove def. Skyler Engel (#2) 6-0 6-2

Final
Thieman (#1) def. Solove 6-3 6-2

Backdraw
Engel def. Igdaloff 6-4 6-2
Engel def. Curevo 6-2 6-0 (Final)

Girls' 16 Singles

First Round
Imani Willis def. Lauren Tellings 6-4 6-1
Brittany Snyder def. Amanda Hollenbaugh 6-3 6-2

Quarterfinals
Tiffany Latta (#1) def. Samantha London 6-3 6-1
Lauren Capano def. Willis 6-1 6-2
Snyder def. Kelsey Kitzmiller 6-3 6-1
Alex Ording (#2) def. Amanda Greeley 6-3 6-3

Semifinals
Latta (#1) def. Capano 6-4 4-6 6-4
Ording (#2) def. Snyder 6-2 6-0

Final
Latta (#1) def. Ording (#2) 6-2 6-3

Backdraw
Kitzmiller def. Hollenbaugh 6-4 3-6 6-3
Kitzmiller def. Greeley by default
Tellings def. London 6-2 7-5
Kitzmiller def. Tellings 6-3 6-3 (Final)

Girls' 14 Singles

Quarterfinal
Madeleine Lewis def. Stefanie Liefeld 6-0 6-0

Semifinals
M. Lewis def. Stephanie Combs 6-0 6-0
Kelsey Kinnard def. Barbara Lewis 6-1 6-1

Final
Kinnard def. M. Lewis 6-1 6-1

Backdraw
Liefeld def. Combs 6-3 7-5
B. Lewis def. Liefeld 6-0 6-2 (Final)

Girls' 12 Singles

First Round
Corninne Rauck def. Molly Igdaloff 6-1 6-1
Nandi Shah def. Kathernine Emoff 6-1 6-0

Quarterfinal
#1 Amy Nini def. Ali Thieman 6-0 6-1
Christina Danosi def. Rauck 6-0 6-0
Krista Derry (#3) def. Shah 6-2 6-0
Maddie Kobelt (#2) def. Abigail Lewis 6-4 6-4

Semifinals
Danosi def. #1 Nini 0-6 1-1 ret.
#3 Derry def. #2 Kobelt 6-2 4-6 6-2

Final
Danosi def. #3 Derry 6-1 6-1

Backdraw
Thieman def. Igdaloff 6-0 6-1
A. Lewis def. Emoff 6-3 6-1
Thieman def. A. Lewis 6-4 6-1 (Final)


 

 

 

   

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