PLAYER BIOS

TENNYS SANDGREN
Tennys made it to the top 100 earlier this year (he’s currently ranked #104) after jumping 230 spots in one year. The former U of Tennessee player won the Savannah Challenger in May and was runner up at Challengers in Sarasota and Tempe.

2016 Australian Open - Qualifying

TAYLOR FRITZ
One of the best known #NextGen Americans, Taylor is currently ranked #128. Thus far this year he has made it to the Round of 32 at Indian Wells and Acapulco, Round of 16 at Delray Beach and Memphis, and he lost in the finals of the Dallas Challenger to Ryan Harrison.  Taylor made it through the qualifiers but lost in the first round of Wimbledon to John Isner.

.Taylor Fritz 2017 Miami Open - Day 5

DENNIS NOVIKOV
Another top American, Dennis is currently ranked #175. He has had a strong showing in Challengers this year including reaching the Quarterfinals in Savannah and Tallahassee and the Semifinals in Tempe for singles. He is also an accomplished doubles player, reaching the Semifinals in Tempe, Dallas and Maui.

Dennis Novikov

MICHAEL MMOH
Another American, Michael was born in Saudi Arabia but now resides in Florida. He is ranked #184 and made it to the Round of 16 in Savannah and Tempe, Quarterfinals in Maui and the Semifinals in San Francisco earlier this year. He is also competing in the 2017 US Open Wildcard Challenge, where the American with the highest total ATP ranking points from their best 3 qualifying events will be awarded a main draw entry to the US Open.

Michael Mmoh

MITCHELL KRUEGER
Michell has a career high ranking of #169, earned earlier this year. He made it to the Semifinals at the Tallahassee Challenger in April and the Quarterfinals at both the Guadalajara Challenger in March and Maui Challenger in January. He lost in the Finals at the Launceston Challenger in Australia in February.

Mitchell Krueger

DENIS KUDLA
Our 2014 winner in both singles and doubles, Dennis reached the Semifinals of the Happy Valley Challenger in Australia in January, and the Quarterfinals of both the San Francisco Challenger in February and the Sarasota Challenger in April. He has a career high ranking of #53 and is currently ranked #189.

LACOSTE and City Parks Foundation Host Tennis Clinic in Central Park

AUSTIN KRAJICEK:

Austin has ranked as high as No. 95 in singles in 2016 and No. 73 in doubles in 2016. He and his partner (and fellow Texas A&M alum) Jackson Withrow won the 2017 Maui and Morelos, Mexico Challengers and just won the Tulsa F21 Futures tournament on June 30th.
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TOM FAWCETT

We are pleased to announce that Winnetka native Tom Fawcett has been awarded a wildcard entry into the Winnetka Challenger.  Entering his Senior year at Stanford, his accomplishments include PAC 12 Singles Player of the Year, All-American Sophomore and Junior years, Semifinalist at the NCAA Tournament this year and he’s currently the 5th highest ranked American in college tennis.   Welcome back (and home!) Tom!

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