Former Little Mo Champions Shine at the U.S. Open and Andy Roddick nominated for International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island

Ryan Harrison advanced to the third round after an amazing win against Milos Raonic (6-7(4), 7-5, 7-5, 6-1). This was also the first Grand Slam in which both Ryan Harrison and his brother Christian Harrison competed in the Main Draw.

 


Andy Roddick has been nominated for induction into the Internationals Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island! Roddick won the 2003 U.S. Open championship, which was the last Grand Slam singles title for an American man. He finished #1 in ATP rankings in 2003. For a special article, please click here.



Congratulations to Ana Konjuh for making it to the Quarterfinals of the Main Draw! 


Kayla Day won the U.S. Open Girls singles as only the seventh American to win the title since Samantha Crawford in 2012, also a "Little Mo" champion.  She also received the 2016 Maureen Connolly Brinker "Most Outstanding Player" Award in August at the Girls 18 Nationals tournament.

 


17-year old Catherine "CiCi" Bellis advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open for the first time! In 2014, CiCi became the youngest American player to win a Grand Slam tennis match since Mary Joe Fernandez in 1986.


 

Seven of the final 16 in the U.S. Open Girls singles draw were former "Little Mo" champs. We are so proud of you: Katie Swan, Jordaan Sanford, Sofia Kenin, Taylor Johnson, Kayla Day, Vanessa Ong, and Usue Arconada. 



Congratulations to the following former "Little Mo" champions who made it to the first round of the U.S. Open Main Draw for girls and boys singles: Claire Liu, Hailey Baptiste, Abigail Desiatnikov, Gianni Ross, and Sam Riffice. 

 


Congratulations to former "Little Mo" champion Thai Kwiatkowski who won the Collegiate Invitational at the U.S. Open! 


Congratulations to former "Little Mo" champion Evan King for making it to the U.S. Open Main Draw for Mixed Doubles!