The internet home for Hoos anywhere and everywhere.

Virginia Tennis Board

22903

Joined: 02/06/2010 Posts: 3665
Likes: 489


Where are they now? Rylan Rizza gets a mention in ZooTennis as a coach


Rylan is coaching at the same club as Peter Smith. One of his kids has made a deep run at the Easter Bowl.


A Southern California champion is assured in the girls 14s, with San Diego's own Elena Zhao, a No. 9 seed, facing unseeded Iva Jovic of Torrance. Zhao had the tougher match, needing three sets to defeat No. 3 seed Christasha McNeil 6-4, 1-6, 6-0, while Jovic beat unseeded Tianmei Wang 6-3, 6-0.

Jovic, who just turned 13, was not expecting to go quite this deep in the tournament.

"I knew that I could go far," said Jovic, who trains with former USC coach Peter Smith and Rylan Rizza at the Jack Kramer Club in Los Angeles. "but maybe not exactly this."

Jovic, who lost her first set of the tournament, but has not dropped one since, was happy with her performance in the semifinals.

"I think I played pretty well," Jovic said.
I was being aggressive and smart when I needed to; my backhand was really good today."

Posted: 03/30/2021 at 10:48AM



+1

Insert a Link

Enter the title of the link here:


Enter the full web address of the link here -- include the "http://" part:


Current Thread:
  His charge wins the 14s at the Easter Bowl ** -- 22903 04/01/2021 10:48AM
  Add in the Karma of 1969 -- 22903 04/01/2021 06:40AM
  You are not alone! -- HCHoo 03/30/2021 9:02PM

Get the Sabre Edge!

Subscribe to TheSabre.com!
vm309