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USVI U-14 Boys Junior Tennis Team Results of Competition in El Salvador

Rohan Nelthropp serving the ball at the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) 2022 North Central America & Caribbean Pre-Qualifying World Junior Tennis (WJT) U-14 Tournament. (Submitted photo)

The U.S. Virgin Islands boys team made it into the top 8 group (original group of 16) at the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) 2022 North Central America & Caribbean Pre-Qualifying World Junior Tennis (WJT) U-14 Tournament. However, they lost their matches against the Dominican Republic 0-3, Feb. 24.  So far, the team has two wins and two loses under their belts.

(L to R) Rohan Nelthropp, Yared Alfred and Ozzy Odom (Submitted photo)

Results (official results pages are attached):

Day 1 – Feb. 21: 0-3 Loss to El Salvador in 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match.

Day 2 — Feb. 22: 3-0 Win against Puerto Rico in 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match.

Day 3 — Feb. 23: 3-0 Win against Suriname in 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match.

Day 4 — Feb. 24: 0-3 Loss to Dominican Republic in 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match.

Results are also posted each evening.  Only the current day’s results are available online.

Eventos / Events – Confederacion de Tenis de Cnetroamerica y el Caribe (COTECC)

International Tennis Federation (ITF) Team Event Planner www.cotecc.org.sv

Please note: The results page for day 3 lists Yared Alfred as playing doubles for the V.I. against Suriname.  This is an error.  Ozzy Odom played doubles with Rohan Nelthropp during this match.

Please also note: this is the correct spelling of the player’s name: Ozzy Odom

This was the 4th day of tennis matches in the tournament for players Yared Alfred, 14; Rohan Nelthropp, 14; and Ozzy Odom, 13.  They have been playing in San Salvador, El Salvador, competing against 15 other Central American and Caribbean nations.

Ozzy Odom prepares to serve the ball at tournament in El Salvador. (Submitted photo)

The team is accompanied by its travel coach, Laurent “Tippy” Alfred.  The young athletes were selected to play and represent the U.S. Virgin Islands by their sponsors, the Virgin Islands Tennis Association.  The team is also sponsored by the VI Olympic Committee.

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