The ITA Division I Regional Championships continued on campuses around the country this past weekend. Regional singles and doubles champions, as well as finalists, from each event have secured a spot into the upcoming ITA National Fall Championships in San Diego, California from Nov. 1-5 at the Barnes Tennis Center.

At the Ohio Valley Regional, seventh seeded Leo Raquin of Middle Tennessee State took home the singles title, defeating Pau Fanlo of Memphis 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the final. In route to the title, Raquin beat four seeded players. In doubles, Vanderbilt’s No. 40 ranked team of Nathan Cox and Jeremie Casabon came out victorious, defeating Pablo Alemany and Charlie Barry (Memphis) 6-2, 6-4 in the championship. 

Virginia Tech’s senior Ryan Fishback had a successful weekend at the Atlantic Regionals taking home his second-straight singles title. In the doubles draw, Old Dominion’s Jakob Cadonau and Cosme Rolland De Ravel knocked off the No. 2, No. 4, No. 5, and No. 6 seeded teams in the event to win the doubles title. This marks the fourth time an Old Dominion doubles pairing has won the regional title under head coach Dominik Mueller. 

In the Southern Regionals, Enzo Aguiard (Alabama) was crowned the singles champion for the second consecutive year, defeating Petar Jovanovic of Mississippi State 6-1, 6-7(3), 6-4 in the finals. The Tide kept rolling with Filip Planinsek and Andrii Zimnokh capturing Alabama’s second doubles title in a three-year span, upsetting the eighth-nationally ranked doubles team of Nikola Slavic and Lukas Engelhardt (Ole Miss) 6-4, 7-5 in the championship. 

Georgia’s Miguel Perez Pena won the Southwest Regional singles title, defeating fellow teammate Cyrus Mahjoob in the semifinals en route to the title. Playing together for just the second time, the pairing of Lleyton Cronje and Santiago Giamichelle (UCF) made an impressive run at the Southeast Regional to claim their spot in San Diego. In the finals, the pairing defeated the duo of Gabriele Brancatelli and Richard Biagiotti (Georgia Tech) 6-2, 6-0. 

California’s Hannah Viller Moeller dominated play at the Northwest Regionals, capturing both the singles and doubles titles during the weekend. In a three hour and twenty minute singles final, Viller Moeller narrowly escaped with the title, defeating No. 3 seeded Connie Ma (Stanford) 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(6). Alongside partner Mao Mushika, Viller Moeller defeated teammates Jessica Alsola and Katja Wiersholm in another three-set thriller 4-6, 6-1, (10-7) to secure the doubles title. This victory left Viller Moeller and Mushika with a perfect 10-0 doubles record thus far in the season. 

It was Texas senior Malaika Rapolu who won the singles title at the Texas Regionals, defeating fellow teammate Charlotte Chavatipon 6-4, 6-2. Rapolu’s win marks the 13th consecutive year that head coach Howard Joffe has had a singles finalist or champion in the tournament with nine straight at Texas and the previous four at Texas A&M. In doubles, the top seeds Metka Komac and Avelina Sayfetdinova (Texas Tech) took the doubles title, the first Tech pairing to do so at regionals since Lynn Kiro and Alex Valenstein did so in 2015. 

At the Central Regionals, in an all Oklahoma State final, Ange Oby Kajuru defeated fellow teammate and doubles partner Anastasiya Komar in a straightforward 6-0, 6-4 win to take the singles title. Komar and Kajuru also competed in the doubles final but fell to the No. 1 seeded Oklahoma duo of Dana Guzman and Alina Shcherbinina. Guzman and Shcherbinina won the ITA All-American doubles title just last week in Cary, North Carolina. 

In East Lansing, at the Midwest Regionals, it was Michigan that had a great showing. Senior Kari Miller took home the singles title, defeating teammate Julia Fliegner 6-3, 6-3. A Michigan player has now won the singles title at the regional every year since 2013, excluding 2020 when the tournament was not held. Miller then paired up with Jaedan Brown to capture the doubles title, marking Michigan’s first doubles regional championship since 2019. Brown and Miller, ranked No. 4 nationally, and were the top seeds.

Division I 

Men’s Ohio Valley | Chattanooga | Tournament Page

  • Men’s Singles Champion: Leo Raquin, Middle Tennessee State
  • Men’s Doubles Champion: Nathan Cox & Jeremie Casabon, Vanderbilt 

Men’s Atlantic | Liberty | Tournament Page

  • Men’s Singles Champion: Ryan Fishback, Virginia Tech  
  • Men’s Doubles Champion: Jakob Cadonau & Cosme Rolland De Ravel, Old Dominion  

Men’s Southern | Auburn | Tournament Page

  • Men’s Singles Champion: Enzo Aguiard, Alabama 
  • Men’s Doubles Champion: Filip Planinsek & Andrii Zimnokh, Alabama 

Men’s Southeast | Georgia Tech | Tournament Page

  • Men’s Singles Champion: Miguel Perez Pena, Georgia 
  • Men’s Doubles Champion: Lleyton Cronje & Santiago Giamichelle, Central Florida

Women’s Northwest (SR) | Stanford | Tournament Page

  • Women’s Singles Champion: Hannah Viller Moeller, UC Berkeley
  • Women’s Doubles Champion: Hannah Viller Moeller & Mao Mushika, UC Berkeley

Women’s Texas | Baylor | Tournament Page

  • Women’s Singles Champion: Malaika Rapolu, Texas 
  • Women’s Doubles Champion: Metka Komac & Avelina Sayfetdinova, Texas Tech

Women’s Central | Kansas | Tournament Page

  • Women’s Singles Champion: Ange Oby Kajuru, Oklahoma State
  • Women’s Doubles Champion: Dana Guzman & Alina Shcherbinina, Oklahoma 

Women’s Midwest | Michigan State | Tournament Page

  • Women’s Singles Champion: Kari Miller, Michigan
  • Women’s Doubles Champion: Jaedan Brown & Kari Miller, Michigan
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