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NorCal’s Volynets takes out No. 2 seed in Eddie Herr

NorCal’s Volynets takes out No. 2 seed in Eddie Herr

Katie Volynets, shown last year, beat No. 2 seed OanaCorneanu 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) to reach the girls 16 quarter-finals in the Orange Bowl. Photo by Paul Bauman   Katie Volynets of Walnut Creek in the San Francisco Bay Area continued her hot stre...

Volynets romps in rematch of Eddie Herr final

Volynets romps in rematch of Eddie Herr final

Katie Volynets, shown last year, dismissed 13th-seededVictoria Hu 6-1, 6-2 in the second round of the 16s in theOrange Bowl. Photo by Paul Bauman   This time, it was even more one-sided.   In a rematch of Sunday's girls 16 final in ...

NorCal’s Madurawe stuns seed in Orange Bowl 16s

   Niluka Madurawe, a lucky loser from Sunnyvale in the San Francisco Bay Area, shocked 15th-seeded Willa Breunich of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., 6-1, 6-0 on Monday in the first round of the Orange Bowl girls 16s in Plantation, Fla.   B...

Bay Area’s Volynets, Greenwald win big titles

Bay Area’s Volynets, Greenwald win big titles

Katie Volynets, who will turn 15 on Dec. 31,won the girls 16 title in the Eddie Herr Inter-national Championships. 2015 photo byPaul Bauman   Katie Volynets of Walnut Creek in the San Francisco Bay Area added another big singles title to her ...

NorCal’s Volynets coasts into Eddie Herr final

NorCal’s Volynets coasts into Eddie Herr final

No. 7 seed Katie Volynets will play No. 4Victoria Hu for the girls 16 title in theEddie Herr International Championships.2015 photo by Paul Bauman   No. 7 seed Katie Volynets of Walnut Creek in the San Francisco Bay Area thrashed No. 3 Margar...

NorCal’s Volynets pulls off big comeback in Eddie Herr

NorCal’s Volynets pulls off big comeback in Eddie Herr

Katie Volynets, shown last year, beat AngelicaBlake 0-6, 7-5, 6-2 in the girls 16 quarterfinalsin the Eddie Herr International Championshipsin Bradenton, Fla. Photo by Paul Bauman   Katie Volynets of Walnut Creek in the San Francisco Bay Area...

Volynets becomes lone NorCal survivor in Eddie Herr

Volynets becomes lone NorCal survivor in Eddie Herr

Katie Volynets, shown last year, reached today's girls 16quarterfinals in the Eddie Herr International Champion-ships in Bradenton, Fla. Photo by Paul Bauman   It's down to the aptly named Katie Volynets.   Volynets, from Walnut Cre...

Ex-champ Riffice reaches round of 16 in Eddie Herr

Nov 30, 2016

   No. 7 seed Sam Riffice, who grew up in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville, dominated Jack Lin of Canada 6-2, 6-1 in the boys 18s today to reach the round of 16 in the Eddie Herr International Championships in Bradenton, Fla.   Ri...

Sah, headed to Stanford, advances in Eddie Herr

Nov 29, 2016

   Stanford-bound Timothy Sah of San Diego defeated Maxense Broville of France 6-3, 6-4 today in the first round of the boys 18s in the prestigious Eddie Herr International Championships in Bradenton, Fla.   Sah, a quarterfinalist i...

NorCal product Riffice survives test in Eddie Herr

Nov 29, 2016

   Sam Riffice survived in the first round of the boys 18s in the Eddie Herr International Championship on Monday.   But his friend and former neighbor in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville, Keenan Mayo, lost in three sets in the ha...

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