For the first time ever, the NYJTL’s mayor’s Cup offered the innovative Universal Tennis Ranking system used by college coaches to evaluate the talent of players yearning to continue their tennis careers at the intercollegiate level
NYJTL Mayor’s Cup Finals A ‘Grand Slam’
(l-r) George Guimaraes, NYJTL CEO; Bernadette Longford, Disney; Tory Kiam, NYJTL board member; Liezel Huber, Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning executive director of Tennis; Alyssa Ann; Jim O’Neill, NYJTL executive director Governmental Affairs; Luca Photopoulos; Bruce Manson, NYJTL board member; Shawn Mitchell Yon; captain Keiyon Ramsey, 42nd Precinct executive officer; Daisy Nauta; Matthew Camerino and Rudette Dias.
New York Junior Tennis and Learning hosted the 30th annual Mayor’s Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championship finals on Saturday, June 9 at the Victor Kiam and Pershing Square Stadium Courts in the Cary Leeds Tennis Center’s Victor Kiam and Pershing Square Stadium courts to the delight of over 800 spectators. More than 600 participants representing 160 private, public and parochial schools in NYC competed in elementary, middle school and high school divisions.
Alyssa Ann (2nd from l) and Luca Photopoulos (c) happily accepted their awards from (l-r) Liezel Huber; Pam Glick, tournament director and Tony Huber, Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning high performance director.
(front, l-r) Alyssa Ann, Luca Photopoulos, Shawn Mitchell Yon, Daisy Nauta and Matthew Camerino proudly accepted their award plaques from NYJTL.
Erik Johansson (r) was honored Liezel Huber.
NYJTL senior staff and board members, Assemblyman Michael Blake (back, 4th from l), 42nd Precinct police officers with Middle School Tournament winners and finalists.
George Guimaraes (l) addressed the crowd during the NYJTL Mayor’s Cup Final Awards Show.
Updated 4:20 pm, June 22, 2018
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