Brown competes in USTA Ryan Holder Tournament 1

GCHS Junior Owen Brown accepts his prize at the conclusion of the USTA Ryan Holder Tournament.

One of Grayson County High School’s top performing tennis players took part in this past weekend’s USTA Ryan Holder Tournament.

GCHS Junior Owen Brown, 3rd Region runner-up, played in the 16s Singles and Doubles category at the tournament, a highly ranked USTA Jr. Player tournament held over the weekend of Aug. 7-9.

Brown played five singles matches to earn a spot in the consolation bracket, and finished in first place in doubles.

In the first round, Brown played against Jack Pollock: 3,6 and 1,6.

In the second round, he played against Jordan Begley: 6,0 and 6,0.

In the third round, he played against Jacob Jiranek: 6,1 7-6 (7-5).

In the fourth round, Brown played against Austin Victory: 6,2 and 6,3.

And in the fifth round, he played against Keerthan Singireddy: 7,6 (7-2) and 6-2.

Participating players sought experience from the tournament, as well as an opportunity to stay in competitive form, both physically and mentally.

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