TEMPE, A-Z. The ITA All-American Championships are back starting Saturday, with the top-ranked Major League tennis player making his way to Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Curry, North Carolina, to compete for the first national championships for the fall season.
The University of Tulsa is set to once again host the men’s competition at the Michael D. Case Center on the University of Tulsa campus as well as the Case Tennis Center in Laforton Park. For the first time ever in 2022, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Duke are set to host the women’s competition at Cary Tennis Park.
The preliminary qualifiers are scheduled to begin on Saturday for both US championships, while the qualifiers will start from October 3 to 4, and the main draw will start from October 5 to 9 at both locations.
In 2022, nine of the top ten women’s singles players were ranked in ITA National Collegiate Pre-Season Tennis Rankings Sponsored by Tennis-Point They will compete in the main draw procedure, with countless nationally ranked players to fill the qualifiers and pre-qualifiers.
On the men’s playing side, there are nineteen of the top twenty players in the ranking ITA Collegiate Tennis National Pre-Season Rankings She entered the main draw for the men’s singles Pan American Championships.
Below, more information can be found on some of the top seed competing in both singles and doubles at the 2022 ITA All-American Championships.
Women’s Top Singles Seed
Sarah Hamner, South Carolina – As the ITA Women’s Singles All-American Champion, sophomore South Carolina Sarah Hamner will return to action this year at Curry where she will seek to defend her title. As one of the country’s top players last season as a freshman, Humner ranked first in the ITA Collegiate Tennis rankings in the 2021-22 season and entered the 2022-23 season where he ranked second in the singles standings. Player in the ITA Pre-Tennis Collegiate Rankings. Hamner was named SEC Freshman of the Year and was the ITA Singles All-American for her outstanding play at the Gamecocks last season.
Daria Freeman, Princeton Becoming the first Ivy League women’s tennis player to achieve the No. 1 singles ranking in the ITA Collegiate Tennis Ranking, Princeton’s Daria Freeman will strive to continue her success into the 2022-23 season starting with the Pan American Championships. After finishing runner-up in the 2021 ITA Fall National Championship, Freeman would go on to win the All-Ivy League second team award in the 2021-22 season, while also earning a spot in the NCAA National Singles Championship.
Lyn Slyth, Oklahoma – Ranked 6th nationally last season and heading into the 2022-23 season as the No. 4 ranked singles player, Oklahoma’s Lane Sleth will be looking to build on an impressive junior campaign as she looks to lead the urgent team once again in the national limelight this season. . As an American ITA singles player this past spring, Sleeth racked up 28-9 last season, including his victories over the nation’s #1, 8, 9 and 13 singles players. Slythe was named the 12th Newcomer of the Year in 2022 and also earned a First Team All-Big 12 singles honor.
Chloe Beck, Duke Returning for her first season in 2022 is Duke’s Chloe Beck, who will look to build on her junior season in which she was awarded the ITA All-American and First Team All-ACC. Playing primarily from second place for the Blue Devils, Beck led the team in wins last season with 34, including an unbeaten 18-0 mark in the singles during the regular season. Beck secured a spot in the NCAA National Singles Championships last spring and has had 13 ranking wins over the course of the season.
Cameron Moura, Duke – As a five-time ITA All-American, Cameron Moura will wear a new blue suit this season as she joins the Duke team as a transfer graduate from North Carolina. Ranked #6 in the ITA Collegiate Tennis Prep Rankings, she was one of the ITA All-American singles in 2022 and has berthed in both the NCAA singles and doubles tournaments. Mora was an ACC first-choice team in 2022 and helped lead the Tar Heels to three ITA National Team Indoor Championships during her time in North Carolina.
Top seed singles for men
Stefan Dostanek, University of Southern California – As Pac-12 Player of the Year, USC’s Stefan Dostanic entered the 2022-23 season as the #1 ranked ITA Collegiate Tennis Player of the Year. Dostanic earned ITA All-American honors in singles, notching 39-6 overall in singles in 2021-22, including going 17-1 in doubles matches from the No. 1 Trojan position. Dostanic advanced 19-5 against Ranked singles competitions last season and won 17 consecutive games in the spring.
Cannon Kingsley, Ohio -Cannon Kingsley of Ohio State has been ranked in the top 16 in the ITA Singles Rankings throughout the 2021-22 season, is a two-time ITA All-American singles player and is the top ten consecutive men’s tennis player. . In all competitions last season, Kingsley averaged 22-7 in singles, including 12 of his 22 wins against ranked competitors. She went 3-1 in the NCAA Championship for the Buckeyes and earned a berth in the NCAA National Singles Championships.
Inaki Montes de la Torre, Virginia – After winning the NCAA National Championship with Virginia last season and MVP of 2022, Iñaki Montes de la Torre is back with the Cavaliers this season looking to improve on their second outstanding season. Montes earned the ITA Singles All-American title, and went 22-5 in the singles this season, including several wins over seeded opponents. With a spot in the NCAA National Singles Championships, Montes will advance all the way to the quarterfinals before relegating to 2021 NCAA National Champion, Sam Reeves (Florida).
Luke Fumba, University of California – TCU’s Luke Fomba will start this season as the nation’s No. 5 ranked singles player, one of only three players to break into the top ten of the ITA Collegiate Tennis National Rankings before the 2022 season. As a four-time ITA All-American, Fomba finished The season with an overall record of 36-12, including a record of 19-8 against seeded opponents. Named First Team All-Big 12, Fomba earned a berth in the NCAA National Singles Championships.
Nikola Slavic, Ole Miss Nikola Slavic is back from the Ole Miss for his first season in 2022-23 where he will look to lead the Rebels from their first position. An overall record 22-13 in singles last season, Slavic was voted for the All-SEC First Team and secured a spot in the NCAA National Singles Championships. Slavic led all Ole Miss players in singles wins as well as nine-ranked wins.
Ladies’ doubles top seed
Carmen Corley and Ivana Corley, Oklahoma – Ranked #1 on the NCAA doubles national championship last spring, Oklahoma’s Carmen Corley and Ivana Corley of Oklahoma will be looking for more of that sister success this year when they contest the 2022 ITA All-American Championship. Both named ITA Doubles All-Americans, the duo finished 2021-22 with an astonishing 27-7 doubles record, including defeating pairs #1, 5, 6 and 7 in the nation.
Anna Brillin and Brooke Killingsworth, Wake Forest Anna Brillin and Brooke Killingsworth became the first Wake Forest pair to win the ITA Doubles All-American Championship in 2021, entering the 2022-23 season as the nation’s No. 3 pair. Killingsworth and Brylin, named ITA All-Americans in 2022, fired a 12-5 aggregate record during the regular season last spring, while defeating five opponents in the process.
Karolina Birankova and Georgia Drome, Duke Combining three ITA All-American awards during their careers, Duke’s Karolina Berankova and Georgia Drummy entered the fall as the top team in the ITA Collegiate Tennis Doubles Ranking. The duo finished the Spring 2022 season with a 14th-seeded doubles team finish and wins over two top ten competitors in Emma Navarro/Heba Sheikh (UVA) and Jeda Daniel/Neil Miller (NC State) over the course of the season.
Men’s Double Top Seed
Stefan Dostanek and Bradley Fry, USC – Named the 2022 Pac-12 Tag Team Doubles of the Year, Stefan Dostanek and University of Southern California’s Bradley Frye will join forces again in the 2022-23 season, claiming second place in the ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings. Both ITA All-Americans finished in Doubles, Dostanic and Frye went 16-6 overall from first, while they went 6-1 in the Pac-12 game as well.
Sander Jong and Louie Maxstead, University of California – Closing the 2021-22 season as the No. 11 ITA Collegiate Ranking Doubles, TCU’s Sander Jong and Louie Maxstead will start in the fall of 2022 as the No. 3 ranked doubles in the nation. The tandem hit a record 18-7 en route to the All-Big 12 Second Team Awards last season.
Charles Bertimont Maxines Bertimont, Virginia Commonwealth University – After an impressive run in the 2022 NCAA National Tag Team Championship last season, Virginia Commonwealth University’s Charles Bertimont and Maxines Bertimont are back in their final year as pairing in 2022 with the Rams. Collecting a 23-10 record this season, the Bertmont brothers became the first doubles doubles in VCU history to advance to the NCAA semifinals last season.