TEENS NEAR USATT 2000 Ratings
Adam Sahar and Anthony Capasso both played in August Hartford and New York tournaments and raised their ratings into the high 1900's with wins over 2000+ players.
Both 17 year Olds split matches with Hartford's 2018 rated Dennis Stephenson in the GHTTC August Open, and raised their ratings a little more the following weekend at the WTTC August Open in New York.
Adam scored a win over 2109 rated New York player but fell just short of the coveted 2000 level rating, reaching a 1989 post-tournament rating after a loss to a 1998 rated player .
Anthony's win over Stephenson in Hartford gained him the U-2100 event title, with Stephenson's win in the Open SIngles event earning him that title .
Anthony finished August with a 1952 rating, placing him 6th, just behind Adam, at 5th, among our top 10 rated list of active CT TTA Fairfield/Bethany players of all ages. They are also the top 2 currently active CT. TTA Teen players.
Both have only been playing about 3 years in our club, showing how quickly motivated kids with supportive families can become skilled and competitive players.