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Miami's Perez-Blanco Causes Upset; Weekend Results from USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Chps.

June 11, 2012 11:25 AM
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From left: Boys' 14 champions Chase Perez-Blanco and Javier Restrepo, USTA Florida's Andy Gladstone, and runners-up Jake Stefanik and Michael Plutt, in 2010 at the Florida state doubles championships
Rain during the first two days of the 64th USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships has put play behind a day, with no rain in the forecast on Monday until late afternoon.

Miami's unseeded Chase Perez-Blanco pulled off the biggest upset of the weekend, rolling past No. 3-seeded Zach Goldberg of Newberry 6-1, 6-1.

Last year Perez-Blanco won the 16s mixed doubles title at the Bobby Curtis Junior State Doubles Championships with fellow Miami native Katerina Stewart. In 2010 he won the Boys'14 Florida state title with fellow Miami Native Javier Restrepo.

The 64th USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships, the event that has showcased three future world No. 1 ranked players from the state of Florida, is being played June 9-14, 2012. The event sees the 18-14 age divisions played at the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach, and the 12-10 divisions played at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs. Former world No. 1s Chris Evert, Andy Roddick and Jim Courier are among the players that have raised trophies of competed at the event that prior to 2012 was known as the USTA Florida Jr. State Closed Championship, renamed in 2012 to honor legendary Florida junior tennis organizer Bobby Curtis.

Here are the weekend seeded upsets from the boys' and girls' 18s, 16s, and 14s divisions at the USTA Florida Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships:
 
Boys' 18 Singles -- Round 1 Upsets
Chase Perez-Blanco Miami, FL def. Zachary Goldberg (3) Newberry, FL 6-1; 6-1

Boys' 18 Seeds (X indicates defeated):
1. Smith, Ryan
2. Wardell, Joshua
X -- 3. Goldberg, Zachary
4. Beltrame, Sebastian
5. Roller, Colin
6. Willenborg, Blaine
7. Gonzalez, Gustavo
8. Murphy, Jackson
9. Massa, Gianlucca
10. Lampman, Samuel
11. Holvoet, Miles
12. Mack, Danny
13. Fiegel, Cole
14. Haffey, Jack
15. Goldin, Grayson
16. Gracia, Jose

Boys' 16 Singles -- Round 1 Upsets
Cristian Gazzolo Coral Gables, FL def. Arthur Viallaneix (14) Sanford, FL 6-2; 3-6; 7-6
Douglas Small Naples, FL def. Alexander Knight (4) Miami Shores, FL Wo (emerg)

Boys' 16 Seeds (X indicates defeated):
1. Allwardt, Tate
2. Restrepo, Javier
3. Whitehurst, Terrance
X -- 4. Knight, Alexander
5. Colton, Chase
6. Whitehurst, Terrell
7. Perez, Alfredo
8. Opelka, Reilly
9. Berman, Shaun
10. Foshey, Trevor
11. Radosevic, Mirko
12. Arvon, Brice
13. Pierre-Louis, Paul An'drey
X -- 14. Viallaneix, Arthur
15. Majkic, Andrey
16. Madonia, Stephen

Boys' 14 Singles -- Round 1 Upsets
John Carlin Fort Myers, FL def. Nicolas Barone (14) Miami Beach, FL 6-2; 6-4

Boys' 14 Seeds (X indicates defeated):
1. Funk, Kaden
2. Pilones, Gabriel
3. del Corral, Alexander
4. Rimondini, Pietro
5. Johnson, Andre
6. Ambrozy, Adam
7. Makarome, Noah
8. Roberts, Davey
9. Burnette, Sean
10. Ephron, Christopher
11. Carvajal, Gabriel
12. Kirkov, Vasil
13. Decoste, Colter
X -- 14. Barone, Nicolas
15. Martinez, Ignacio
16. Shanklin, Brandon

Girls' 18 Singles -- Round 1 Upsets
Savannah Durkin Miramar, FL def. Yasmin Franco (13) Largo, FL 6-3; 6-4
Kinga Gartner Pompano Beach, FL def. Ashley Bongart (16) Bradenton, FL 6-7; 6-2; 6-2
Victoria Bensimon Cocoa Beach, FL def. Cassie Pough (4) Miami, FL 6-2; 6-3

Girls' 18 Seeds (X indicates defeated):
1. Lindl, Brittany
2. Epstein, Maci
3. Stewart, Katerina
X -- 4. Pough, Cassie
5. Li, Sherry
6. Janowicz, Natalia
7. Wiley, Kristin
8. Martin, Blair
9. Maynetto, Natalia
10. David, Vivienne
11. Legall, Kandis
12. Radosevic, Sonja
X -- 13. Franco, Yasmin
14. Kallenberg, Nikki
15. Babayan, Marie
X -- 16. Bongart, Ashley

Girls' 16 Singles -- Round 1 Upsets
none

Girls' 16 Seeds (X indicates defeated)
1. Dunn, Bennett
2. O'Loughlin, Julia
3. Brigante, Christiana
4. Thaler, Olivia
5. Proctor, Lauren
6. Shah, Priyanka
7. Makarome, Star
8. Bourguignon, Alexandra
9. Deng, Angel
10. Rohrabacher, Rachel
11. Krupa, Isabella
12. Susi, Erica
13. Machado, Melissa
14. Switkes, Jaclyn
15. Bode, Raksha
16. Lee, Alexandra

Girls' 14 Singles -- Round 1 Upsets
Cheyenne Lilienthal Wesley Chapel, FL def. Laura Fabrizi (16) Weston, FL 6-7; 6-4; 6-3
Ansofi Wreder Miami, FL def. Emily Louie-Meadors (13) Gainesville, FL 6-3; 6-4

Girls' 14 Seeds (X indicates defeated)
1. Reami, Adriana
2. Franco, Alexis
3. Bright, Anna
4. Ross, Maria
5. Pierre-Louis, Kariann
6. Dreyfuss, Sarah
7. Bangoura, M'balia
8. Daniel, Jaeda
9. Norman, Elizabeth
10. Pujals, Alyssa
11. Sewing, Sofia
12. Gullickson, Chloe
X -- 13. Louie-Meadors, Emily
14. Taylor, Stephanie
15. Disbergen, Shene
X -- 16. Fabrizi, Laura

The complete age 10 and 12 draws, results and seedings can be viewed at: http://tennislink.usta.com/TOURNAMENTS/TournamentHome_New/Tournament.aspx?T=112735.
 
The complete age 14, 16, and 18 draws and seedings can be viewed at: http://tennislink.usta.com/TOURNAMENTS/TournamentHome_New/Tournament.aspx?T=119656.
 

 
 

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