Robbie Schorr retains tennis title

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ROBBIE Schorr retained his men’s singles title after outlasting a former NCAA Division 1 player, TJ Bellama, on Monday in the 2020 White Coconut Tennis Classic at the American Memorial Park tennis courts.

Schorr torched his way through the paint in the first set which he won 6-3. But Bellama came back strong in the second set, notching a 6-3 victory to force a third set.

In the final set, Schorr pulled off an astonishing 10-7 win against the former D1 player of Arizona State University.

In the other men’s matches, Jeff Race bested Ji Hwan Ryu, 6-0, 6-2; Vincent Tudela shredded Steven Goodwin, 6-4, 6-2; while Jimin Woo torched Ken Song, 6-2, 6-4.

In the women’s single, top seed Lyndia Tan showcased her skills against Elizabeth Culp, the no. 2 seed, who lost 1-6, 4-6.

Ella Kim trounced Jinhui Jeong, 6-0, 6-2; while Yuko Kumanda edged Seon Hee Kim, 6-3, 2-6, 10-7.

There was only one match in the boys single 16U division on Monday. David Kwon, the no. 2 seed, beat Isaac Heo, 7-5, 6-3.

Henry Choi in action against Leo Kim (not in photo) on Monday in the boys single 12u division of the White Coconut Classic at the American Memorial Park Tennis Courts.  Photo by Prince Factor

In the boys single 14U division, Wataru Kadokura stunned No.1 seed June Yu, 6-3, 6-0, while in the boys single 12U division, top seed Nason Wessel took out Yutaka Kadokura, 6-0, 6-3; Ki Won Lee outscored Takeru Jim, 4-6, 6-3, 11-9; Henry Choi eliminated Leo Kim, 6-0, 6-0; and Aiden Kim walloped Simon Tang, 6-4, 6-4.

In the boys single 12U division, Ian Chae won against Quido Jambor, 6-3, while Jihun Park upset Landon Pudney, the No. 2 seed, 7-5.

In the girls single 14U division, top seed Helen Kim swept no. 2 seed Serin Chung, 6-4, 6-3, while Hannah Chae, Lina Tsuka, and Irin Chung easily won their respective matches in the girls single 12U division.

For her part, the up-and-coming girls single 10u division player, Eun Been Hwang, took out Anna Lee, 6-3.

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