High School Tennis Blazes The Courts

The Village Tennis team played Second Baptist on February 23rd at the Ashford Community courts. Winter returned to Houston literally during the match, as temperatures fell and winds gusted, making play difficult for all. The boys took 3 out of 4 matches, leading Village to a 5-3 overall decision. For the boys Vishal P and Amit K played our singles lines, while Inigo A-O partnered with Shaunak S and Parin T partnered with Devan S in doubles. For the girls, Aanchal J and Helen Z played singles, while Divya R partnered with Sandhya S and Katie W partnered with Rhea M.

On March 1st, the Village Tennis team traveled to Pasadena to play Lutheran South Tuesday afternoon. Overall, the Vikings went 3-5. For the Vikings, Aanchal J and Helen Z played ladies singles, while Shaunak S and Vishal P played the boys’ singles lines. The doubles’ lines were played by Divya R & Paulina D and Femke N & Patricia P-B for the ladies, and Inigo A-O & Justus V and Yash A & Amit K for the boys. Match play was highlighted by Helen, who outlasted her opponent in the longest match of the day: 6-3, 6-4.

On Thursday, March 3rd, the Vikings played their first ever home match on the new tennis courts. Village Tennis swept all lines and even a few extra matches in the win vs. Westbury Christian. Special recognition to those who played their first TAPPS match: Nick D, Andonis M. Also notable are Helen Z, Div R, and Femke N, who won two matches eac