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Success for First Nesquik "Little Mo" Internationals in Forest Hills
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It was once home to the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, but the West Side Tennis Center in Forest Hills, New York, served as the venue this year for the inaugural Nesquik "Little Mo" Internationals.

Players at the inaugural Nesquik "Little Mo"
© Marcia Frost
The Little Mo Internationals in December have been such a big success that the Maureen Connolly Brinker Foundation decided to add this event in August, during the same time as the Qualifying of the U.S. Open Championships. The tournament kept with the foundation's values of sportsmanship and extended play for the younger players; running singles (with consolation and playoffs) and doubles for girls and boys in the 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 and under age divisions.

West Side Tennis Club Director of Tennis Bob Ingersole served as the tournament's director through the week of play at this historic academy. Players came from around the country and around the world, from as far away as India. Fourteen different countries were represented, though the Americans used the home court advantage to take home most of the trophies. The singles winners were:

 

8s Division

  • Boys 8s - Nishesh Basavareddy of Irvine, CA
  • Girls 8s - Cory Gauff of Atlanta, GA

9s Division

  • Boys 9s - Benjamin Kittay of Potomac, MD
  • Girls 9s - Anna Babayan of Bradenton, FL

10s Division

  • Boys 10s - Jameson Corsillo of Boca Raton, FL
  • Girls 10s - Gianna Pielet of Greenville, SC

11s Division

  • Boys 11s - Sebastian Rodriguez-Sanchez of Trujillo, Peru
  • Girls 11s - Alexa Goetz - Greenlawn, NY

12s Division

 

The Little Mo Internationals Sportsmanship Awards went to David Mamalat of Philadelphia, PA, and Girls' 10 singles winner Giana Pielet. The full draws for the championships are available here. The tournament was played as the other Little Mo events, with yellow balls and full courts, rather than under the new 10 and under regulations used by the USTA.

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