Ryan Harrison claims first pro title

Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy student Ryan Harrison

Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy student Ryan Harrison

Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy student, American Ryan Harrison, won his first career men’s pro title over the weekend! Harrison, 17, won the $15,000 ITF Men’s Futures in Chico, California. He entered the tournmanet unseeded and ranked #993 in the world and won all five of his matches without dropping a set. It was also a great tournament for fellow NBTA student, Filip Krajinovic, who is also 17 years old. Krajinovic reached the finals before falling to Harrison 6-3, 6-4. For more information on the tournament and the finals check out this great article.

Congrats to both boys on a great tournament and good luck in the next one!

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~ by Nick's Picks on June 29, 2009.

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